November 10, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem – Volunteers (age 15+; age 14 with adult) are needed at Christkindlmarkt to make this one of the best Christmas markets in the nation. Opportunities include Front of House, Admissions Assistants, Customer Service Assistants, Craft helpers, and much more. Volunteer Thursdays through Sundays from November 21 through December 22. Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney, 610-332-1354.

 

GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth is looking for volunteers to help the residents and staff get in the Holiday Spirit by helping to decorate Christmas trees on Wednesday, December 4 from 9am-3pm. Flexibility on the length of volunteer shift. A lunch will be provided. Call Jennie Repsher, 610-829-3823, jrepsher@northamptoncounty.org.

 

GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Nazareth needs volunteers to help put on the biggest Thanksgiving 5K race in the Lehigh Valley supporting the work of the Greater Valley YMCA Nazareth Branch. Race date is Thursday, November 28 from 7am-11am. Opportunities available for course marshal (cheer and direct), set-up, tear-down, and create an awesome experience for the 1,000 runners/walkers taking part in the day. Call Ryan Knepp, 610-759-3440 x904, ryanknepp@gv-ymca.org.
 
HOLIDAY HOPE CHESTS need volunteers to donate wrapped shoeboxes filled with age appropriate items for Lehigh Valley’s children in need. Suggested gift lists are provided on our website. 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.

 

MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Nazareth needs a volunteer graphic design intern to assist their staff with developing/producing a variety of media outreach items. Person should be comfortable working in various mediums including print, digital, and video. Duties include: prepare images for social media posts, create logos and programs for special events, update website, and design event posters. Must be proficient in Adobe Suite. Call Susan Ellis, 610-759-5070, sellis@moravianhistory.org.

 

SIXTH STREET SHELTER, Allentown invites families to join them for Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, November 23 from 9am-noon in getting the shelter holiday-ready with cleaning and decorating projects in all their buildings. Volunteers (18+, ages 10-17 require adult supervision). Call Heather Pritchard, 610-435-1490, hpritchard@caclv.org.

 

ST. LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, All Campuses needs additional Volunteer Escorts, Patient Advocates, and Hospice Volunteers Monday through Friday from 8am-noon or 12-4pm. Volunteers spend time socializing with and providing comfort items to patients while assisting staff with various support duties. These opportunities are diverse and very active (walking), all while making a difference in the lives of patients and staff. Call Amanda Wefing, 484-526-4600, volunteers@sluhn.org.

 

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield invites families to meet the animals, make a difference, and make memories to last a lifetime on Family Volunteer Day, Saturday, November 23 from 9am-3pm. Help feed and water ducks, chickens, piggies, alpacas, goats, horses, and more! Other small ranch jobs may also be completed that day. For on-going needed items and to complete a consent form visit our website http://www.gressmountainranch.org/volunteers/orientation-forms/
Children age 9-11 require adult support. Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.

 

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