August 11, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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COMMUNITY BIKE WORKS, Allentown needs instructors for their Earn-a-Bike program at their East Side facility. This is a 6-8pm commitment one night a week or four nights, depending on time of year. No mechanical experience necessary. Call James Williams, 610-820-9927.


FEED THE CHILDREN, Bethlehem is accepting volunteer applications for their Teacher Store where teachers from Title I school districts can shop for free school supplies four days a month. Dedicated, outgoing volunteers are needed from 1:30-5pm every Wednesday of the month to help with check-in/out, assist shoppers, restock the store during the week. Volunteers are also needed from 9am-noon every Monday to restock shelves. Call Beth Baier, 610-419-9356,


GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN PA, Allentown are looking for Summer Play Leaders. Summer Play Leaders deliver fun and creative leadership programming (i.e. cybersecurity, health & Wellness, financial literacy). Training will be given for these programs.   Duties also include taking lead to supervise scouts, monitor attendance, evaluate effectiveness of programs, and much more. For more info, call Dale Moelter, 267-443-0026.


GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Allentown is looking for volunteers to take an active role in bringing about meaningful and enduring change in your own neighborhood. Everyone has personal strengths to offer and to build in others. Volunteer opportunities are available in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Nazareth, Suburban North (Catasauqua), Slate Belt, and Forks Education Center. To learn more, call
Maribel Tandazo, 610-351-9622 x820,


NCC CENTER FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS, Bethlehem (Fowler Southside Center) seeks volunteers for possible future openings as volunteer classroom aides in Adult Basic Education, GED test prep, and English as a Second Language classrooms. A Volunteer Tutor Orientation will be held in August; pre-registration is required. Call Kathy Rector, 610-332-6424,


PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY THERAPY DOGS, INC., Kutztown seeks volunteers with therapy dogs to visit residents of various nursing homes throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Therapy dog teams must be registered PoYC tested teams. For more info, call Helene Skopek-Krygier, 570-814-6078,


SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION, Bethlehem provides free volunteer services to elderly/disabled persons such as transportation, shopping, visitations, and therapy dog visits. They currentlyneed volunteers to be friendly visitors to visit home-bound people in Lehigh and Northampton County. Insurance and training will be provided. Call Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177,


THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield has a year-round need for volunteers to help at their ranch, a sanctuary for abused and neglected animals. Help feed and water the ducks, chickens, piggies, alpacas, goats, horses, and more, or help with light ranch maintenance. Your help goes a long way in providing a loving and caring home for these animals. Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122,


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