Updated May 11th, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

 

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers (adult supervision for age 14-17) to join the best music festival in North America – Musikfest! Join your friends, family, and coworkers and support your community. ArtsQuest has a job for everyone from beer tapping to keeping the festival grounds clean, and much more! Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney at 610-332-1354 for a paper application.

 

CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS AND LITRACY – LCCC, Allentown is looking for volunteer tutors for its adult literacy program to work one-on-one or in small groups. Volunteers will work with adults looking to improve their skills in various subjects including ESL. Tutoring times are flexible dependent upon your schedule. Resources and materials will be provided. Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in any field, commitment of 3 hours per week, and attainment of clearances. Call Olga Jaeger, 610-799-1946, volunteertutor@lccc.edu.

 

COOKING MATTERS PROGRAM-SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK needs volunteers (18+ years) to help with six-week nutrition education program at various sites throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Teach kids, teens, adults, parents, and families how to cook and instill skills/knowledge to prepare, cook and execute healthy/affordable meals. Must commit to 3 hours a week for 6 weeks. Training consists of 2 hours online and 1 hour in person. All supplies and curriculum provided. Call Laura Scarpino, 484-287-4015, lscarpino@caclv.org.

 

FLINT HILL FARM EDUCATIONAL CENTER, Coopersburg is hosting an Open House on Saturday, May 18 and needs volunteers from 8:30am-4pm. Help with pony rides, horse drawn hayrides, food, tours, games, special educational programs, woods walk, face painting, horseshoe painting, etc. Minimum age is 11 years with adult. Call Kathy Fields, 610-838-2928,
GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth is looking for high school students (14+ years) to participate in summertime Junior Volunteer Program. Students generally assist in one of these areas: resident transport, activity assistants, and one-on-one visits. Hours Monday – Friday 9am-3pm with a commitment of at least one day a week required. Orientation sessions are June 13 & 20. Call Jennie Repsher, 610-829-3823, jrepsher@northamptoncounty.org.

 

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY, Bethlehem seeks volunteers who have a passion for history to work the admissions desk, give tours, or act as gallery guides. Computer skills are helpful, but not necessary. Training is available. Must be enthusiastic, outgoing, and enjoy working with the public. Call Deedee Riffle, 610-694-6637, driffle@nmih.org.

 

SIXTH STREET SHELTER, Allentown Please join us for a picnic and spring-cleaning day at the Shelter on May 18th, beginning at 10:00 AM. Some of the projects include: Painting, Cleaning, Organizing and Gardening- we’ll organize into teams when you arrive on site. Please let us know if you have a special skill or area of interest. We are also in need of some supplies for the picnic. If you’d like to sign up to donate food, paper supplies or other, let us know. Call Heather Pritchard, 610-435-1490, hpritchard@caclv.org.

 

WESTMINSTER VILLAGE, Allentown needs Grocery Shopping Helpers every Wednesday from 9:00am-11:30am or every Friday 12:30pm-2:30pm. The Grocery Shopping Helper would help a resident shop for items at the store and would be able to go on the transportation bus with the residents. Some residents do have hearing and visual impairments. Required: Background Check, Volunteer Application, and 2 Step PPD. Call Heather Reaser, 610-782-8333, hreaser@psl.org.

 

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