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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, April 12, 2015

HISPANIC CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers who have a large vehicle and would be willing to pick up a large donation of food once a week on Fridays in Allentown and bring it to our center in Bethlehem.  Call Bennie Khamneh, 610-868-7800 x225, bkhamneh@hclv.org.

HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES, Bethlehem needs volunteers for a new exhibition "Steampunk" at the Kemerer Museum.  Volunteers are needed Thursdays from 6-8pm and Saturdays 11am-4pm.  Volunteers learn about the exhibition and act as gallery watchers, talking about the contemporary art and historic objects on display.  Volunteers are needed from April 18 to November 1.  Call Melanie Depcinski, 610-882-0450 x13, mdepcinski@historicbethlehem.org.

KIDSPEACE, Orefield needs volunteers for the KidsPeace 5K Family Fun Mud Run on Saturday, May 2nd.  Volunteers are needed to work concession stands, direct traffic and parking, man water stations, cheer, motivate and help participants at obstacles, and coordinate the bag drop area.  Flexible times are available between 9:30am to approximately 3pm.  Contact Gina Stano, 610-799-8071, gina.stano@kidspeace.org.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK is in need of volunteers to serve our guests in our Gift Shops at LVH-Cedar Crest and LVH-Muhlenberg.  Must possess great customer service skills, compassion, and be able to work a three or four hour shift.  Evening and weekend shifts are most needed, however day shifts are accepted also.  Call Karla Bachl, 610-402-8897, karla_m.bachl@lvhn.org.

PHOEBE HOME NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER, Allentown has many opportunities for junior volunteers (ages 13 to 17) to interact and help our elderly residents, from taking walks to helping with summer picnics.  Junior volunteers must attend an orientation on June 24 and receive a 2 step TB test done at Phoebe free of charge with parents' permission.  Call Donna Henry, 610-794-5362, dhenry@phoebe.org.

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown is looking for friendly, dependable volunteers for our busy Gift Shop.  Duties include assisting customers, ringing up sales and to do light stocking.  Hours are flexible and training is provided.  Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413, bfogel@shh.org.

THE COCO FOUNDATION, Bethlehem needs volunteers (age 13+) for the 5th Annual Miles for Coco 5k Run/Walk on Sunday, April 19 at the Lehigh Parkway.  Help is needed for several race related functions from set up, registration, kids' activities, parking directors, clean up, food set up, etc.  Various time slots available between 6am to 1pm.  Call Tina Eichlin, 484-695-8923, tina@thecocofoundation.org.

THE SALVATION ARMY FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SERVICES, Allentown is seeking volunteers (age 14+)  for the Rock N"Run 4 Kids Fun Run, Saturday, May 16th to support foster care services.  All kinds of volunteer opportunities are available.  This family event held in beautiful Coca-Cola Park is a great way to spend a few hours to support a great cause!  Call Jan Musser Geier, 610-821-7706, jan.mussergeier@use.salvationarmy.org.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, April 12, 2015

HISPANIC CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers who have a large vehicle and would be willing to pick up a large donation of food once a week on Fridays in Allentown and bring it to our center in Bethlehem.  Call Bennie Khamneh, 610-868-7800 x225, bkhamneh@hclv.org.

HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES, Bethlehem needs volunteers for a new exhibition "Steampunk" at the Kemerer Museum.  Volunteers are needed Thursdays from 6-8pm and Saturdays 11am-4pm.  Volunteers learn about the exhibition and act as gallery watchers, talking about the contemporary art and historic objects on display.  Volunteers are needed from April 18 to November 1.  Call Melanie Depcinski, 610-882-0450 x13, mdepcinski@historicbethlehem.org.

KIDSPEACE, Orefield needs volunteers for the KidsPeace 5K Family Fun Mud Run on Saturday, May 2nd.  Volunteers are needed to work concession stands, direct traffic and parking, man water stations, cheer, motivate and help participants at obstacles, and coordinate the bag drop area.  Flexible times are available between 9:30am to approximately 3pm.  Contact Gina Stano, 610-799-8071, gina.stano@kidspeace.org.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK is in need of volunteers to serve our guests in our Gift Shops at LVH-Cedar Crest and LVH-Muhlenberg.  Must possess great customer service skills, compassion, and be able to work a three or four hour shift.  Evening and weekend shifts are most needed, however day shifts are accepted also.  Call Karla Bachl, 610-402-8897, karla_m.bachl@lvhn.org.

PHOEBE HOME NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER, Allentown has many opportunities for junior volunteers (ages 13 to 17) to interact and help our elderly residents, from taking walks to helping with summer picnics.  Junior volunteers must attend an orientation on June 24 and receive a 2 step TB test done at Phoebe free of charge with parents' permission.  Call Donna Henry, 610-794-5362, dhenry@phoebe.org.

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown is looking for friendly, dependable volunteers for our busy Gift Shop.  Duties include assisting customers, ringing up sales and to do light stocking.  Hours are flexible and training is provided.  Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413, bfogel@shh.org.

THE COCO FOUNDATION, Bethlehem needs volunteers (age 13+) for the 5th Annual Miles for Coco 5k Run/Walk on Sunday, April 19 at the Lehigh Parkway.  Help is needed for several race related functions from set up, registration, kids' activities, parking directors, clean up, food set up, etc.  Various time slots available between 6am to 1pm.  Call Tina Eichlin, 484-695-8923, tina@thecocofoundation.org.

THE SALVATION ARMY FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SERVICES, Allentown is seeking volunteers (age 14+)  for the Rock N"Run 4 Kids Fun Run, Saturday, May 16th to support foster care services.  All kinds of volunteer opportunities are available.  This family event held in beautiful Coca-Cola Park is a great way to spend a few hours to support a great cause!  Call Jan Musser Geier, 610-821-7706, jan.mussergeier@use.salvationarmy.org.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, April 5, 2015

CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, INC., Allentown is looking for volunteers (age 14+) to help with Camp Camelot from July 6 to August 21.  Each week is a different theme and includes a field trip on Wednesdays and guest speakers on Fridays.  Camp focuses on improving social interaction skills.  An orientation prior to camp must be attended by all volunteers.  Call Kristen Bond, 610-791-5683, kristenb@camelotforchildren.org.

GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Bethlehem - Help our non-walkers get to/from appointments and programs within our building.  Volunteers are needed to do in-house transporting for residents who are in wheelchairs.  Various hours between 9am-3pm Monday through Friday are available.  Contact Michael Colon, 610-746-5248, mcolon@northamptoncounty.org.

SAUCON VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER, Hellertown needs volunteers for the Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, June 8 from 8am until 3pm.  Knowledge of golf would be helpful, but is not required.  Volunteers would sit at holes designated for prizes.  Call Erin Siegfried, 610-838-0722, erin@svcommctr.org.

SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION needs volunteers to assist clients in Lehigh and Northampton counties.  Volunteers improve the quality of life and promote independence by helping elderly and disabled clients with various caregiving services that include transportation, grocery shopping, chores, light housekeeping, etc. If you can spare just 2 hours a month, you can make a difference.  We offer mileage reimbursement and flexible schedules.  To learn how you can help, call Lynn Marie Heiney, 610-867-2177, ShareCare8@aol.com.

TABOR CHILDREN'S SERVICES, Doylestown is seeking mentors! Tabor Services is expanding into the Lehigh Valley and are looking for compassionate adults (aged 25+) to build relationships with youth in our community. Generally two hours a week, intended to create empowering relationships for children. Training required. Call Nykea Alvarez, 610-739-0524, nykea.alvarez-macey@tabor.org.

THE COCO FOUNDATION, Bethlehem needs volunteers (age 13+) for the 5th Annual Miles for Coco 5k Run/Walk on Sunday, April 19 at the Lehigh Parkway.  Help is needed for several race related functions from set up, registration, kids' activities, parking directors, clean up, food set up, etc.  Various time slots available between 6am to 1pm.  Call Tina Eichlin, 484-695-8923, tina@thecocofoundation.org.

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield – Ranch Camp volunteers (adults and college age) are needed for 3 weeks – June 22, July 13, and August 3 – Monday through Friday from 9am-2pm.  This camp is provided for under-privileged children and children from 3rd grade to 10th.  For more details, call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.

THE LITERACY CENTER, Allentown is looking for literacy tutors to do small group tutoring and for classroom support for GED and ESL students.  Small group tutors meet once or twice a week.  A six month commitment is requested and materials are provided.  Classroom support volunteers work either in the classroom or individually outside the classroom with a student.  Literacy tutors need to have some teaching experience, be comfortable developing lesson plans and working with adult learners, and should be able to commit to at least 3 hours a week.  Call Lisa Johnson, 610-435-0680, ljohnson@theliteracycenter-lv.org.

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