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The following agencies have volunteer opportunities available for youth during the summer of 2014.

Please note the specific dates that volunteers are needed and any training necessary.
 
(Check this list often - newest opportunities are added at the end)
 
 
Agency Name: Equi-librium, Inc.
Contact Name: Yvonne Darlington
Contact Phone: 610 - 365 - 2266
City State Zip: 524 Fehr Road, Nazareth, PA 18064
Agency Website: www.equi-librium.org
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Daytime Horse Camp from 9 - noon Monday through Friday. All inclusive ability levels, different age groups each week. We need horse leaders, side walkers and activity buddies. (No teenage volunteers in week 3.) Volunteer training provided. Join us.
Dates-Days-Times: Weeks: 7/7-7/11 age 4-7, 7/21-7/25 age 8-12, 8/4-8/8 age 13-17, 8/18-8/22 adults   
Training Date: May 3rd, June 7th or July 12th - Saturday afternoons from 12:30 till about 3:30 pm. E-mail us for info
Minimum Age: 14
 
 
Agency Name: Via of the Lehigh Valley
Contact Name: Karen DeLuca
Contact Phone: 484-239-4030
Contact Email: volunteers@vianet.org
City State Zip: 336 W Spruce St., Bethlehem, PA 18018
Agency Website: www.vianet.org
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteers do a number of things like cheer on the runners, staff water stations and help keep runners on course.  Community groups and/or companies looking for team building opportunities are welcome!!
Dates-Days-Times: Saturday, September 6 - 6 am - 5 pm Sunday, September 7 - 6 am - 3 pm. Various shifts are available.
Training Date: TBD
Minimum Age: 12 years
 
 
Agency Name: Family Connection of Easton
Contact Name: Maryanne West
Contact Phone: 610-250-2551 x24324
Contact Email: westm@eastonsd.org
City State Zip: 723 Coal St., Easton, PA 18042
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteers needed to assist with fun transition events occurring at each EASD elementary school for incoming Kindergarten students & families.  Tasks would include set-up/clean-up, greeting families, assisting with activities, helping with snack, etc.
Dates-Days-Times: June 7, 10:30am-12pm; June 16, 17 and/or 18, 1:30-4pm
Training Date: We're asking volunteers to arrive early for an in-person orientation in advance of each event.
Minimum Age: 14
 
 
Agency Name: The Center For Animal Health & Welfare
Contact Name: Elizabeth Fusco
Contact Phone: (610) 252-7722
City State Zip: 1165 Island Park Road Easton, PA 18042
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Junior Volunteer Program (Ages 13-18 years of age)
Community service program (ages 13 and up needing to meet a community service requirement for school, church group or other organization.)
Dates-days-times: times will vary day to day
Training Date: orientations are held once a month and are scheduled by the volunteer coordinator.
Minimum Age: 16 years of age; 13-15 years old with parent/guardian chaperone
 
 
Agency Name: Feed The Children
Contact Name: Kristen Mills
Contact Phone: 610.419.9356 x4503
City State Zip: 47 South Commerce Way, Bethlehem, PA 18017
Agency Website: www.feedthechildren.org
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Box Brigade - For  both groups and individuals, these distribution center volunteers make Feed the Children's domestic food-distribution programs possible by preparing and assembling food and hygiene boxes that our trucks deliver to those in need
Dates-Days-Times: Mondays-Thursdays: 9am -12noon or 1pm-4pm
Training Date: None needed.
Minimum Age: 12
 
Agency Name: KidsPeace
Contact Name: Gina Stano
Contact Phone: 610-799-8071
Contact Email: gina.stano@kidspeace.org
City State Zip: 5300 KidsPeace Dr, Orefield 18069
Agency Website: www.kidspeace.org
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Annual KidsPeace Soccer Invitational - Volunteers are needed to help out with several logistics of the tournament: registration, traffic control, concession stands, field-marshaling, raffle, and awards for our annual two-day soccer invitational. Volunteers receive a t-shirt and meal vouchers
Dates-Days-Times: Saturday, August 16, and Sunday, August 17
Training Date: we will offer a volunteer in-service prior to the tournament. Anyone under the age of 13 should be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers helping at registration will be needed for Friday evening and Saturday morning.
Minimum Age: 13
 
 
Agency Name: Camelot for Children
Contact Name: Barbara Vogelgesang
Contact Phone: 610-791-5683
City State Zip: 2354 W Emmaus Ave, Allentown 18103
Agency Website: www.camelotforchildren.org 
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Camelot Day Camp volunteers are buddied up one-on-one with children with special needs. The buddies' responsibility is simply to have fun with the children and encourage them to participate in the activities throughout the day. Volunteering is a fund and rewarding experience. Enthusiasm and willingness to be a team player are all that is needed. Volunteers make the difference in these campers' lives and enable our special needs children to create memories that last a lifetime.
Dates-Days-Times: Monday through Friday, 8AM – 4PM beginning June 23rd through August 8th
Training Date: volunteers must submit an application and attend an orientation and training session. We also request that volunteers submit their availability in advance for scheduling purposes.
Minimum Age: 15
 
 
Agency Name: The Gress Mountain Ranch
Contact Name: Kathryn Gress
Contact Phone: 610-398-2122
Contact Email: gressranch@gmail.com
City State Zip: 3264 Highland Road, Orefield, Pa. 18069
Agency Website: gressmountainranch.org
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Animal Care Giver, taking care of small/large, and some exotic permanent residents, feeding watering, and ground maintenance of their living quarters. Environmental clean up and maintenance. Grooming and brushing care of the animals.
Dates-Days-Times: 7 days a week...Make apt.....Mornings and afternoons, weekends are available.
Training Date: Schedule a 2hr orientation with hands on experience...Work in teams, group work....
Minimum Age: Teens, some younger with adult supervision
 
 
Agency Name: Moravian Hall Square
Contact Name: Laurie Brunstetter
Contact Phone: 610-746-1334
Contact Email: laurieb@moravian.com
City State Zip: 175 West North Street
Agency Website: www.moravian.com
Current Volunteer Opportunity: Assistance in our Health & Wellness Dining Room, delivering trays, pouring drinks, clearing tables and assisting residents back to their rooms. This is a good opportunity to develop new friendships.
Dates-Days-Times: Sunday-Saturdays 2 shifts: Lunch 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, and diner: 4:30PM- 6:00 PM.
Training Date: Training is on an individual basis, after the application and initial orientation.
Minimum Age: 14 years old
 

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