Septembr 15, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION seeks Volunteer Readers to read to kindergartners in schools across the city. The first training session is scheduled for Thursday, September 26 from 2-3pm at Jackson Elementary Childhood Center, 517 N. 15th St, Allentown. Parking is on the street. Background clearances required and directions to obtain them will be distributed. Call Vicki, 484-765-4121,


ALLENTOWN SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION, Allentown is looking for volunteers for performances at beautiful, historic Miller Symphony Hall. Duties include: greet patrons, scan tickets, seat patrons, give directions; for jazz events- set up tables with candles and print materials, clear tables at end of event. For dates and times, call Cheryl Haughney,


CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS, Allentown is holding its 5th Annual Cetronia Open Golf Tournament on Friday, October 11 at Ole Homestead Golf Club, New Tripoli. Volunteers are needed from 7am to approximately 3pm to help monitor the prize holes throughout the day and assist with registration in the morning. This is one of the main fundraisers to help support their life-saving mission in the community. Call Kim Blichar, 610- 530-5511,


FORGOTTEN FELINES AND FIDOS, INC., Germansville needs volunteers to be foster families for kittens until they are ready to be adopted. Kittens need lots of love and human handling. Food, medical care, and other supplies will be provided. Adoptions take place on Saturdays 12-4pm. Apply at or call Linda,


PHOEBE ALLENTOWN NURSING HOME needs adult van drivers (age 21+) with a commercial driver’s license to transport residents with Community Life Staff on local trips. Call Eileen Mihocko, 610-794-5366,


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,


SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK, Nazareth needs volunteers for their Free Fridays (when member agencies shop at their food bank at no cost to them). Usually up to 10 volunteers are needed from 12:30-2:30pm. Volunteers must be comfortable lifting to 50 lbs., bending, and walking for the entire time. Call Idaliz Burgos, 484-287-4015,


TEACH RWANDA, Easton is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to connect with potential volunteers here in the Lehigh Valley and around the world. Tasks to be done rely on the Internet, so your location in flexible. Their organization does modern teacher education in Rwanda and operates a preschool and primary school, and partners with other schools. The main task is to respond to inquiries about volunteering. Call Janet Brown,





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