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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, September 21, 2014

AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown needs volunteers for Gift Shop/Admission Assistants (handling register required) on Saturdays 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm and Sundays noon-4pm.  Help customers with merchandise and take admissions.  Training provided.  Call Liz Hahn, 610-432-4200 x10, fund_development@americaonwheels.org.

HOLIDAY HOPE CHESTS is a great project for large or small groups, clubs, classes, families, and individuals coordinated by the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley.  Volunteers are needed to donate shoeboxes filled with age appropriate items for Lehigh Valley's less fortunate children.  To participate, to www.volunteerlv.org and fill out a Holiday Hope Chest Donation Registration form.   Filled shoeboxes may be dropped off at 2121 City Line Road, Bethlehem from 12 noon-7pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday December 2, 3, & 4 or 10am-3pm ONLY on Friday, 12/5. 

MILLER-KEYSTONE BLOOD CENTER, Bethlehem has volunteer opportunities available for Canteen Attendants (age 18+) in our Bethlehem or Allentown locations.  Canteen Attendants monitor blood donors after their donation, ensure donors are feeling well before leaving our site, and serve drinks and snacks to our donors.  Times are Bethlehem - Monday 5:30-8:30pm and Saturday 10am-1pm; for Allentown - Thursday 5:30-8:30pm and Saturday 7am-10am.  Orientation and training provided as needed based on volunteer's schedule.  Call Janice Brown, 610-691-5850, jbrown@giveapint.org.

MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE, Nazareth is in need of several volunteers to assist in our lovely gift shop. If you enjoy people and beautiful surroundings we encourage you to apply. Two or three hour shifts, 11AM – 4:30PM Monday through Saturday. Contact Laurie Brunstetter, 610-746-1334, laurieb@moravian.com.

NORTHEAST MINISTRY, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers to assist with a Flag Football program that meets one-day a week in the Fall for children from the surrounding low-income neighborhood. This is an opportunity for children to gather, in a supervised environment and enjoy learning and playing football. Volunteers should be available one-day per week from 5:00 - 6:30 pm to assist the Director of Community Outreach. A background check is required. Contact Ann Gibson, (610) 691-3355, gibsona@northeastministry.org

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown is seeking volunteers for their busy volunteer department.  Tasks include delivering flowers and mail to patients and assisting patients and staff.  This is a great way to contribute while making new friends.  Training is provided, all shifts available.  Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413, bfogel@shh.org.

ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Bethlehem Campus – Want to make a difference for our patients, visitors, and staff?  Join the Volunteer Escort Service or become a Greeter!  Not only do you have the opportunity to make a difference, but get exercise while walking throughout our hospital!  Not able to do much walking?  Join our Gift Shop team or help staff with various projects!  To learn how you can make a difference, call Jeanne Ramirez, 484-526-4600, Jeanne.Ramirez@sluhn.org.

THE MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Nazareth is looking for volunteers (age 16+) for our "Second Saturday" clean-up program! Help us with basic landscaping work: prune bushes, pick up sticks, plant flowers, etc., on the historic Ephrata Tract in downtown Nazareth, PA.  Time & Date-: 8-11am on October 11.  Call Megan vanRavenswaay, 610-759-5070, info@moravianhistoricalsociety.org.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, September 14, 2014

CENTER FOR VISION LOSS, Allentown is looking for volunteers to be "Annie's Angels" to do home visits, read mail, and provide companionship.  We also need Volunteer Drivers to drive customers to doctor appointments, shopping, or center activities.  Hours are flexible and are determined by need.  Training provided.  Call Rita Lang, 610-433-6018, rita.lang@centerforvisionloss.org.

EASTERN PA DOWN SYNDROME CENTER, Trexlertown is celebrating its 15th Annual Lehigh Valley Buddy Walk at Valley Preferred Cycling Center (the Velodrome) in Trexlertown!  We are in need of volunteers (age 14+) to assist with a number of activities:  parking, greeting, registration, meal distribution, and other activities.  Help is needed Saturday, September 27th from 10am-6pm; a variety of shifts are available within this time frame.  Contact Sue McGorry, 610-530-8648, suedsu@gmail.com.

EPISCOPAL HOUSE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown needs a group of volunteers to paint the doors of our senior residents' apartments between 9am-4pm Monday to Friday.  This includes taking off all hardware, prepping the door and painting, then putting hardware back on.  There are approximately 125 doors that need to be painted.  Call Miki Weaver, 610-821-0311, mweaver@episcopalhouse.com.

LEHIGH COUNTY CONFERENCE OF CHURCHES, Allentown urges everyone to help end hunger by participating in their 31st Annual CROP Hunger Walk scheduled for Sunday, October 12.  Volunteers (age 16+) are needed to assist with registration and crowd control from 12pm to 3pm.  Tasks include guiding walkers to the registration table and to the starting line, working at the registration table, and answering walkers' questions.  Please wear a red shirt, comfortable shoes, and a big smile! Call Laura Rowe, 610-433-6421, lrowe@lehighchurches.org.

LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE, Bethlehem seeks experienced business professionals to offer in-person and online counseling and advice to start ups and in-business owners of small businesses and non-profit organizations.  Orientation and training provided.  Call Mitzi Colella, 610-266-3000, mcolella@lvscore.org.

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville has several volunteer opportunities available.  Help set up for weddings on Sat. 9/20 and Sat. 10/4 from 3-4:30pm.  ZOOrific Silent Auction on 10/11, 10/12, 10/18, 10/19, 10/25/10/26, 11/1, and 11/2 needs set up help from 8-10am, and from 10am-5pm welcome guests,  answer questions, and break down Silent Auction.  Call Alan Raisman, 610-799-4171-x224, araisman@lvzoo.org.

MIRACLE LEAGUE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Schnecksville seeks people (age 13+) who want to share their love of baseball with special needs kids.  Our baseball season runs from May-October with games on Wednesdays 6-8pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-4:30pm.  Our game schedule may be found on www.miracleleaguelv.org.  Call Melissa Borland, 484-707-5746, Melissa@miracleleaguelv.org.

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield needs volunteers on Sunday, October19th from 1-5pm to help with an "Open House for the Animals" as part of The Open Gate Farm Tour.  People are needed to help with set up/take down, do parking, run bake sale and raffle, and handle the animals.  Horse volunteers must be experienced. Live music, educational talks, and donkey cart rides will provide entertainment for all.  Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – Sunday, September 7, 2014

AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown needs volunteers for Gift Shop/Admission Assistants (handling register required) on Saturdays 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm and Sundays noon-4pm.  Help customers with merchandise and take admissions.  Training provided.  Call Liz Hahn, 610-432-4200 x10, fund_development@americaonwheels.org.

EXECUTIVE SERVICE CORPS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY (ESCLV) is looking for retired and career professional management consultants to volunteer their expertise to non-profits in the Lehigh Valley.  Call Bill Cosgrove, 610-504-6199, esclv@ptd.net.

LEHIGH COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS, Allentown is holding their 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, September 14 at Whitehall Parkway and needs volunteers for sponsorships, donations, and prizes.  Also needed are volunteers to serve on fund-raising committee and public relations committee.  Representation from corporations/businesses and their employees is sought to serve on committees and/or assist as coaches for various sport programs.  Contact Harry Schwartz at lehighcountyso@hotmail.com.

MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE, Nazareth has a daytime volunteer opportunity for those who enjoy the outdoors, working with their hands, and making the community beautiful.  Volunteers (age 16+) are needed to assist with gardening and grounds.  Duties include weed pulling and mulching.  We will work around your schedule; weekdays preferred.  Call Laurie Brunstetter, 610-746-1334, laurieb@moravian.com.

SAUCON VALLEY CONSERVANCY, Bethlehem is holding their 8th Annual Barn Tour on 9/13 (rain or shine).  Volunteers needed:  planning 9/11 at 7pm; set up 9/12 at 1pm; registration/signups/take down, etc. 9/13 8:30-11:30am; tour guides (docents) at each barn 9/13 11:30am-4pm; Heller Homestead Open House (gift shop/art gallery, etc.) 9/13 11:30am-4pm.  Mandatory meeting will be held 9/11 at 7pm at Heller Homestead.  Call Priscilla deLeon, 610-838-1199, svconservancy@aol.com.

SACRED HEART HOSPICE, Allentown needs volunteers to call families of our deceased patients and check on their well-being on a periodic basis; particular need to call families in Berks County area.  Training (usually is excess of 10 hours) and specific bereavement training is provided.  Volunteer must have excellent listening skills and the ability to empathize.  A phone script is provided.  Volunteers to help with bereavement support in the office are needed also.  Call Lynn Schiavone, 484-664-2704, lschiavone@LutheranHomeCare.org.

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown is seeking volunteers for their busy volunteer department.  Tasks include delivering flowers and mail to patients and assisting patients and staff.  This is a great way to contribute while making new friends.  Training is provided, all shifts available.  Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413, bfogel@shh.org.

THE MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Nazareth is looking for volunteers (age 16+) for our "Second Saturday" clean-up program! Help us with basic landscaping work: prune bushes, pick up sticks, plant flowers, etc., on the historic Ephrata Tract in downtown Nazareth, PA.  Dates-Days-Times: 8-11am on September 13 and/or October 11.  Call Megan vanRavenswaay, 610-759-5070, info@moravianhistoricalsociety.org.

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