October 13, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, Easton, requires many helping hands to make Haunted Hugh Moore Park on Friday & Saturday; October 18, 19, 25 & 26.  It is a fun event to help at with a variety of assignments to choose from.  Your assistance will be appreciated for one night, two or all four. Please sign up online at:

Contact Loretta Susen with questions at 610-923-3548, or loretta@delawareandlehigh.org.


HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES is currently training holiday volunteers to give tours and greet visitors during the 2019 Holiday Season! Volunteer opportunities include: Bethlehem By Night Bus Manager, Ticket Sales Assistant, Visitor Services Assistant, Trees of Historic Bethlehem Tour Guide, Museum Greeter, and more! Call Kristen Walsh, 610-882-0450 x15, kwalsh@historicbethlehem.org


HOLIDAY HOPE CHESTS need volunteers to donate wrapped shoeboxes filled with age appropriate items for Lehigh Valley’s children in need. This program coordinated by the Volunteer Center is a great project for large/small groups, clubs, classes, families, and individuals. To participate, go to www.volunteerlv.org/holiday-hope-chests and fill out a 2019 Donor Pledge Form.


LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville needs volunteers to assist with our annual Conservation Gala 4:30-10pm on Wednesday, October 30. Help with event set-up & clean-up; guest check-in & check-out; silent auction assistants, and more! Dinner will be provided to all volunteers. Call Maison Allen, 610-799-4171 x225, mallen@lvzoo.org.


MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Nazareth is looking for a Special Events intern to help the development manager plan and implement key fundraising events by assisting with donor solicitation, drafting donor letters, etc. Please note that this is a writing intensive position and all candidates must be comfortable working directly with the public. We welcome all applicants but are especially interested in those that show an interest in historical preservation and thinking. Call Susan Ellis, 610-759-5070, sellis@moravianhistory.org


NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY, Bethlehem is seeking volunteers to welcome guests, sell tickets and merchandise at the lobby admission desk. Must be comfortable engaging with the public to share the museum experience. Training provided.Call, Deedee Riffle, 610-694-6637, driffle@nmih.org


THE SALVATION ARMY FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SERVICES, Allentown, is looking for volunteers (min age 12 w/ adult) willing to donate time and energy to help us carry out the 2019 Lehigh Valley Kids Art Show.  The show will take place on Saturday, November 2nd from 11am-2pm at Nitschmann Middle School in celebration of National Adoption Month.  Volunteer dates and times vary depending on opportunity. Volunteers are needed to pick-up and transport art from collection sites prior to event; prepare/label submissions for display; set-up artwork & displays; carefully remove art at conclusion of event and package for transport. Call Angie Gillen, (610) 821-7706, angie.gillen@use.salvationarmy.org.


WILDLANDS CONSERVANCY, Emmaus, is looking for Animal Care Volunteers who would be responsible for assisting with the professional care and maintenance of our education animals which include mostly native raptors, small mammals, amphibians, and arthropods.  Volunteers must have previous experience caring for animals and be able to commit to a full season (preferably more than 6 months) of work and regularly scheduled work days. Call Elizabeth Dugan, 610-965-4397, edugan@wildlandspa.org


Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.