AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Greater Lehigh Valley needs volunteers (age 21+) to step up to the “wheel” and drive cancer patients to scheduled treatments. “Road to Recovery” drivers must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, a reliable vehicle and proof of insurance, complete a background check and driver check, and attend a brief orientation. Call Jennifer Washney, 570-562-9749 x320, Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
EASTON AREA COMMUNITY CENTER needs volunteers (14+ years) to assist staff with various youth activities, homework help, arts and crafts, mentoring, recreational/gym time, gardening, serve snacks and dinner, and assist with Summer Day Camp. Adult volunteers (18+ years) must have current PA Child Abuse History Clearance and Criminal Background Check. Call Sahr Mbriwa, 610-253-8271, Saints1@ptd.net.
LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE, LCCC, Schnecksville is seeking experienced business people to provide free business counseling and advice in all areas of business management (i.e. business plans, managing cash flow, marketing, etc. ). Volunteer as a face-to-face counselor, do workshops, on-line counselor, or for administration functions. Training provided. Call Tracy Damani, 610-266-3000, email@example.com.
MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, Allentown needs volunteers (18+ years) to do grocery shopping for homebound seniors and adults with disabilities in an area of Lehigh County that works best for you. Flexible scheduling based on client’s needs (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly). A 40 minute orientation is required. Orientation scheduled for Wednesday , 9/21@1pm, or call/email to schedule a one-on-one that fits your schedule. Call Lindsay Fly, 610-841-7132, firstname.lastname@example.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, email@example.com.
LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Bethlehem needs volunteers to help support patients, family, and staff by volunteering in the Gift Shop, Volunteer Escort Service, or Patient Information Center. Each of these areas provides a valuable service by being a kind ear to listen, assist people in selecting gifts for their loved ones, helps patients or visitors find their way, transport items throughout the hospital, and much more! Contact 484-526-4600 or visit website www.slhn.org/volunteerNOW.
TABOR SERVICES, INC., Bethlehem & Allentown invites you to become a Mentor to children who have very few adult connections and would be happy to “just have someone to talk to.” Tabor Mentors create a safe and enjoyable experience with their mentee 2 hours a week by engaging in activities like going for walks, fishing, playing basketball, etc. Enjoy all the fun fall offers with a mentee by calling Nykea Alvarez-Macey, 610-739-0524, Nykea.Alvarez-Macey@tabor.org
THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield is hosting an Open Gate Farm Tour on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1-5pm. Volunteers are needed to help with set up/take down, parking, run bake sale and raffle, and handle the animals. Horse volunteers must be experienced. Live music, educational talks, Petting Zoo, and horse/pony/donkey cart rides will provide entertainment for all. Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley has been connecting volunteers with the needs of the Lehigh Valley community for over 25 years. The organization’s mission is to engage the community to care for one another through volunteerism.
As the premier resource on volunteerism for the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities, The Volunteer Center focuses on four main areas of volunteerism: Recruitment, Placement, Recognition, and Training. The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley is affiliated nationally with The Points of Light Foundation, Hands On Network, and the Corporation for National & Community Service, and is a member of the following organizations: Volunteer Centers of Pennsylvania, the State Commission Advisory Board for Citizen Service, Keystone Service Coalition, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, and Society of Volunteer Administrators of the Lehigh Valley.
Contact the Volunteer Center to receive a brochure listing agencies in need of volunteers at 610-807-0336 or e-mail: email@example.com. Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.