Current Volunteer Opportunities
YOUTH & ADULT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – posted Sunday, June 16, 2013
AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is looking for people interested in becoming Disaster Action Team Members. As a member of this team, you will respond to disasters in your community and provide Red Cross assistance to those affected. All training is provided by the Red Cross free of charge. Must be 18+ years. Contact Susan Kalkhuis-Beam, 610-865-44400 x219, volunteerservices.NEPA@redcross.org.
CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, INC., Allentown needs volunteers for Day Camp held every Monday and Wednesday from June 24 through July 31 from 9am-3pm. Volunteers are buddied up one-on-one with Camelot children with special needs. The buddies' responsibility is to have fun and encourage the children to participate in activities throughout the day. Enthusiasm and willingness to be a team player are all that is needed. Must attend mandatory volunteer orientation on Monday, June 24 at 8am directly before the start of camp. Call Cassie Kemmerer, 610-791-5686, email@example.com.
goLEAD 2013, Bethlehem is recruiting high-school aged youth for our Leadership Program sponsored by the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. This program will take place from 9am-3pm on July 15 through July 19. Applications may be found on www.volunteerlv.org and must be submitted by June 24. Please contact Brielle, 610-807-0336, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISPANIC CENTER OF LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is in need of summer volunteers to help with various activities. This is a great way for students to gain experience and build your resume. Tasks include stocking food pantry shelves, helping with Senior Center activities, and picking up food drive donations. Minimum age is 16 years. Call Loran Velazquez, 610-868-7800 x222, email@example.com.
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. Contact Mitzi Colella, 610-266-3000, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, Allentown needs volunteers each weekday to deliver meals to the homebound. Leaving from our main location near Dorney Park or our satellite in Slatington, volunteers see up to 16 clients per route, taking from one to two hours to complete deliveries from 11am-1pm. Training will be provided. To learn more, call Dawn Stillwagen, 610-398-2563, email@example.com.
SIXTH STREET SHELTER, Allentown is in need of an individual, or group of individuals, to take recycling from our office to the Allentown Recycling Center once a week. Volunteers must have a valid driver's license. Call Lauren Praedin, 610-435-1490, firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem – Our Marketing Committee is looking for a volunteer to assist with our marketing efforts. Volunteer should have marketing experience, preferably with a non-profit agency. Committee meets once a month on the third Tuesday in the morning in Allentown. Contact Sandie Kelly, 610-807-0336, email@example.com.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – posted Sunday, June 9, 2013
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem is looking forvolunteers to join in the fight against breast cancer! Join the planning committee or form a team for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in the Lehigh Valley. Flexible date, days, and times. Contact Lyndsey Cumello, 610-921-2329, Lyndsey.firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown needs Admission/Museum Store Assistant (Sat. 10am-1pm or 1-4pm or Sun. noon-4pm) and Soda Jerk in1950's Soda Fountain (Thurs, Fri., or Sat. 11:30am-3pm or Sun. noon-3:30pm). Both positions involve operating a cash register and training will be provided. Soda Fountain person will also make milkshakes, floats, and more. Minimum age is 16. Call Liz Hahn, 610-432-4200 x10, email@example.com.
ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem-If you have previous retail experience or would like to learn, then volunteering as a retail assistant in the Stacks Shop may be right for you! Help stock shelves, assist customers, and help check out purchases. Interact with customers and gather retail experience. Must be 16 years or older. Call Hillary Rose Harper, 610-332-1351, firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNITY BIKE WORKS, Allentown needs "Earn-a-Bike" instructors for children ages 9-17. Volunteers will mentor and assist children in repairing bicycles. Commitment is one weeknight 6-8pm for 12 weeks. No experience necessary. Training provided. Contact James Williams, 610-434-1140, email@example.com.
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. Contact Bill Cosgrove, 610-504-6199, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAMILY CONNECTION OF EASTON-Food, games, prizes, dance, learning, & more at our Kindergarten Kickoff Carnival! Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles including registration, activity helpers, and ushers/guides from 3-6:30pm on FRIDAY June 14 at Paxinosa Elementary School, Easton. Volunteers must arrive no later than 3pm for training before the event. Minimum age is 15. Call Carolyn Serva, 610-250-2551 x24075, email@example.com.
HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES needs grounds-keeping help at Kemerer Museum. Tasks include pruning trees, weed pulling, garden clean-up, raking, fence repairs, tool repair, and general clean-up. Volunteers should wear clothing appropriate for outdoor yard work. Minimum age 15. Contact Jill Caggiano, 610-691-6055, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILLER-KEYSTONE BLOOD CENTER, Bethlehem is in need of Canteen Attendants on Sundays from 7am-1pm to help monitor blood donors after their donation by serving snacks and drinks. Must be social, willing to talk with our blood donors, and 18+ years of age. Training scheduled as needed. Call Naomi Pratt, 610-691-5850, email@example.com.
THE VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers to walk in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Sat. June 15 at SteelStacks Campus, Bethlehem. Non-walkers can help raise funds by becoming a "Virtual Walker." Proceeds benefit our Holiday Hope Chest Program that gives gift boxes to over 4,000 less fortunate children of the Lehigh Valley. Walkers can sign up on website: www.volunteerlv.org. Call Sandie Kelly, 610-807-0336, firstname.lastname@example.org.
OPPORTUNITIES – posted Sunday, June 2, 2013
DA VINCI SCIENCE CENTER, Allentown needs Exhibit Floor volunteers. These volunteers should be enthusiastic, curious, comfortable speaking with individuals/groups of all ages, and working on the floor for up to four straight hours. Training provided. Hours are Monday through Saturday 9:30am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm; must perform at least 36 hours over a 3 month period. Minimum age is 14. Call Jen Pors, 484-664-1002, Jen@davincisciencecenter.org.
EASTON AREA COMMUNITY CENTER is looking for volunteers ages 16+ to help with Summer Day Camp for youths ages 5-15 from Monday, June 14 to Friday, August 16. Camp days Monday through Friday from 9am-2pm, but are open until 5pm for campers. Adult volunteers must have PA Childline clearances and pass criminal background check. Contact Bonnie Buncher, 610-253-8271, email@example.com.
GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth needs students ages 14 and up or entering their freshman year of high school to transport residents throughout our facility and to assist with activities. Hours Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm. Call Michael Colon, 610-746-5248, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE, Nazareth has many opportunities for youth volunteers – playing board games, assisting residents to programs, friendly outdoor visits, reading to residents, assisting with computer, and helping in our general store. Hours available 7 days a week, some weekday evenings usually 6:30pm to 8:30pm, weekend afternoons 1:30-3:30pm. Minimum age is 14 years. Contact Laurie Brunstetter, 610-746-1334, email@example.com.
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY/SIGAL MUSEUM, Easton is looking for a volunteer receptionist to attend to visitors, handle phone and face-to-face inquiries, supply information to general public/clients/customers, and do cashiering for admission, donations, and membership. Shifts are Tuesdays-Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm or 12-3:30pm and Sunday 12-4pm. Minimum age is 15 years old. A training manual and hands-on training will be provided. Call Ken Wildrick, 610-252-8080, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHOEBE MINISTRIES, Allentown is recruiting Junior Volunteer Program volunteers. Tasks include taking residents for walks, helping with summer picnics, games, arts and crafts, exercise, and one-to-one visits. Volunteer weekdays, evenings, and weekends with varying times from 8:30am to 4pm or 6 to 8pm. Minimum age is 13 or completed 7th grade. Initial orientation will be held Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30am-4pm and lunch will be provided. Call Donna Henry, 610-794-5362, email@example.com.
THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield needs adult and junior volunteers for their Ranch Camp for kids entering 3rd to 8th grade from 9am-2:30pm during the weeks of June 17-21, July 8-12, and August 5-9. Campers will learn about animal care, team work, spirit of volunteerism, conservation, and enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities. Contact Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is recruiting youth for our 2013 goLEAD Leadership Program which will take place from 9am to 3pm on July 15 through July 19. Applications may be found on www.volunteerlv.org and must be submitted by June 23. Please contact Brielle, 610-807-0336, email@example.com.
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