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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, June 28, 2015

CEDARBROOK NURSING HOME, Allentown/Fountain Hill is looking for a volunteer to work in our small gift shop.  Duties include waiting on customers, assisting residents with purchases, running the register, and keeping stock filled.  Cash register experience is helpful; training will be given.  Call Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org.

CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS & LITERACY AT LCCC, Allentown – We have opportunities for volunteer tutors for our GED and ESL programs.  Anyone who can tutor in math, language arts, and/or social studies is welcome.  Must be able to tutor at least 3 hours a week and have a Bachelor's degree in any subject.  Times and days are flexible and based on your schedule.  Tutor orientations will be held Tues. July 14 at 6pm and Wed. July 15 at 1pm.  Call Allison Ludlow, 610-799-1216, volunteertutor@lccc.edu.

FEED THE CHILDREN, Bethlehem is seeking a reliable, friendly volunteer (16+ years) to serve as a receptionist and assistant.  This volunteer will be responsible for welcoming volunteers to our facility, escorting them to production areas, and assisting Volunteer Supervisor with miscellaneous tasks.  Shifts are 9am-12noon Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri.  On-the-job training available as needed.  Call Kristen Mills, 610-419-9356 x4503, Kristen.mills@feedthechildren.org.

HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES – Join us as a volunteer (14+ years) for the "sweetest" festival, our Annual Blueberry Festival!  Many opportunities available (e.g. parking & entrance attendants, volunteer & entertainers check-in, beverage & food, family tours & activities, and runners).  Help is needed Sat. 7/18 and Sun. 7/19 for shifts 9:30am-1pm, 12:30-4pm, and 3:30-7:30pm.  Call Melanie Depcinski, 610-882-0450 x13, mdepcinski@historicbethlehem.org.

LEHIGH COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS, Allentown needs a soccer coach and assistant soccer coach Sundays during August & September at the Air Products Fields in Trexlertown.  Must also be available for state and local events.  Certification date unknown at present.  Call Harry Schwartz, 814-574-4924, lehighcountyso@hotmail.com.

LEHIGH VALLEY ACTIVE LIFE, Allentown needs volunteers (18+ years) to teach computer classes, especially iPod/iPad on an ongoing basis and also to help in the open computer lab on Wed. from 1-4pm.  Computer classes are ongoing during day or evening hours.  Call Diane Nolan, 610-437-3700, dndod@aol.com.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK MARATHON FOR VIA needs volunteers (12+ years) for race day on Sun. Sept. 13 between 6am-1:30pm.  Shift times vary depending on location.  Volunteers are needed to be course marshals, staff water stations, or distribute food to the runners at the finish line for this marathon that takes place through the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton.   Call Karen DeLuca, 484-239-4030, volunteers@vianet.org.

PHOEBE NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER, Allentown – Every summer we have picnics for our residents.  We need assistance with setting up, getting residents outdoors, serving food, and helping to clean up.  This is a great opportunity for groups or families.  Must register with the volunteer office 2 weeks prior to date of picnic.  Call Donna Henry, 610-794-5362, dhenry@phoebe.org.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, June 21, 2015

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown needs volunteers to help with registration, packet pick-up, finish line, race course, and Country Fair at the Corner Store Run at Lehigh University on August 22.  Three shifts available from 6:30am-10:30am, 7:30am-11:30am, or 6:30am-11:30am.  Volunteers under 18 years must have parent sign online waiver; less than 12 years must have adult with them at all times.  Register online at http://www.cornerstorerun.com/volunteer.  Call 610-391-1827.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, Easton needs volunteers to become guides and volunteers to work as gift shop attendants at the National Canal Museum in Hugh Moore Park, Easton, for the upcoming visitor season.  The museum is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday.  Call Dennis Scholl, 610-923-3548 x225, dennis@delawareandlehigh.org.

EASTON AREA NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS, INC. is looking for volunteers to help with picking up donations once a month at Second Harvest Food Bank in Allentown.  A large vehicle like a SUV or small truck is necessary.  Volunteer must have valid driver's license, an insured vehicle, and should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  We send help with this volunteer whenever possible.  Call Judy Matthewson, 610-253-4253, jmatthewson@eastonanc.org.

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth – Summer Camp for children and adults with disabilities and general public needs volunteers (age 14+ years) for four separate weeks (June 22-27, July 13-17, July 27-31, and August 17-21) from 8:30am-12:30pm.  Help with riding lessons (horse leaders and side helpers) and with horse related activities.  Horse knowledge is not required.  Short training provided.  Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.

MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, Allentown – Discover how easy and rewarding it is to deliver meals to our homebound clients.  Teams of 2 deliver on 33 routes throughout Lehigh County.  Drive a route or ride along as a visitor.  Bring a friend and form a team or let us provide a partner for you.  Times are Monday to Friday 11am-1pm.  Join us once a week, once a month, or whenever you're available.  Training dates: 1pm Tues. 6/23; 1:30pm Tues. 7/14; 10am Thurs. 7/23.  Call to register – Dawn Stillwagen, 610-398-2563, dstillwagen@mealsonwheelslc.org.

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown – Reliable, friendly volunteers are needed for our Gift Shop.  Duties include light stocking, customer assistance, and completing sales.  Weekdays, evenings, and weekend shifts available; training provided.  Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413, bfogel@shh.org.

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield has volunteer opportunities available for Summer Ranch Camp June 22-26, July 13-17, and August 3-7 from 9am-2pm.  Campers are children from 3rd grade through 10th grade.  Training will be provided.  Adult volunteers must have abuse and criminal clearances.  Seniors in high school, college students, and adults are needed to operate this event.  Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.

UNITED WAY of the GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is seeking volunteers for their Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program.  These positions will focus their efforts to support the educational goals of the UWGLV.  For more specific information, call Jennifer Nicolosi, 610-807-5729, jennifern@unitedwayglv.org.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, June 14, 2015

CEDARBROOK NURSING HOME, Allentown will be having a Car Show in our parking lot for our residents.  Volunteers (age 16+) are needed to escort/push residents in wheelchairs to/from the Car Show.  Wheelchair and escort training will be given at the event to be held Wed. July 29, 5:30-8:30pm with a rain date of Thurs. July 30.  Please help our residents enjoy this Car Show!  Call Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org.

CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS & LITERACY AT LCCC, Allentown is looking for volunteer tutors for our GED and ESL programs.  Anyone who can tutor in math, language arts, and/or social studies is welcome.  Must be able to tutor at least 3 hours a week and have a Bachelor's degree in any subject.  Times and days are flexible and based on your schedule.  Tutor orientations will be held Tues. July 14 at 6pm and Wed. July 15 at 1pm.  Call Allison Ludlow, 610-799-1216, volunteertutor@lccc.edu.

EASTON FARMERS' MARKET seeks summer volunteers (ages 18+) to support the Saturday morning market and the Wednesday evening market.  The Saturday market runs May through November from 9am-1pm, and the Wednesday market runs May through September from 5pm-9pm.  Should be able to lift more than 15 lbs, but not required.   Call Brittany Vokoun, 973-590-7670, assistantmanager@eastonfarmersmarket.com.

MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, Allentown is looking for volunteers (18+ years) to do grocery shopping for seniors who are homebound and adults with disabilities who can cook, but can't get to the store themselves.  Choose the area of Lehigh County that works best for you.  Flexible scheduling based on client's needs for grocery shopping (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly).  Background checks at our expense.   Orientations  – Fri. 6/26-10:30am, Wed. 7/8 -1pm, Fri. 7/17-10:30am, and Wed. 7/29-1pm.  Call Lindsay Fly, 610-841-7132, lfly@mealsonwheelslc.org.

MILLER-KEYSTONE BLOOD CENTER needs Canteen Attendants (age 18+) in our Bethlehem and Allentown locations.  Canteen attendants monitor blood donations after their donations, ensure donors are feeling well before leaving the site, and serve drinks/snacks to our donors.  Times:  Bethlehem-Wed. and Thurs. 5:30-8:30pm; Allentown –Thurs. 5:30-8:30pm, and Sat. 7-10am.   Call Janice Brown, 610-691-5850, jbrown@giveapint.org.

MIRACLE LEAGUE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Schnecksville - Come on out and volunteer at the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley!  This opportunity is to have fun with players with special needs by being their angel/buddy. You will help the players bat, run bases and have a catch while having a great time.   Games are Wed. and Fri. nights and Sat. and Sun. afternoons.  No prior experience is necessary.  Minimum age is 12, if unsupervised.  Call Kyle O'Neal, (610) 769-2096, Kyle@miracleleaguelv.org.

MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE, Nazareth seeks compassionate individuals (16+ years) to assist residents in our Skilled Nursing Facility dining room.  Qualified volunteers should like to work with the elderly, and will be assisting with the serving and transport of residents.  Volunteers are needed seven days a week:  Breakfast 8-10am, Lunch 11:30am-1pm, Dinner 4:45-6:15pm.  Training will be provided by the Nutritional Care Supervisor.  Call Laurie Brunstetter, 610-746-1334, laurieb@moravian.com.

VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is recruiting youth for 2015 goLEAD Leadership Program which will take place from 9am to 3pm on Mon. July 20 to Fri. July 24.  Applications may be found on www.volunteerlv.org and must be submitted by Mon. June 15.  Please contact 610-807-0336, vc@volunteerlv.org.

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