CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, INC., Allentown needs volunteers to help wrap gifts at gift wrap booths at the Lehigh Valley Mall or at Sands Outlets in Bethlehem from 12/2 through 12/24. Make this a fun event with your family, friends, and co-workers. Spread Holiday Cheer while you wrap presents to raise funds to keep the Magic going at Camelot. Sign up for the shift you want at http://www.camelotforchildren.org/.
EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC. Nazareth is looking for a volunteer to keep their office, located in an old farm house, clean on a regular basis. Duties consist of sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and wiping their conference room office space, kitchen, and bathroom once (every other) week. Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, email@example.com.
FRIENDS OF JOHNSTON, INC., Bethlehem needs volunteers to help with Breakfast with Santa and Elf Workshop-Family Community Building event fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3. Help is needed in the kitchen, serving, and with kids’ projects. They also need volunteers to help with commercial kitchen construction/painting and grant writing (they will teach). Call Victoria Bastidas, 484-241-6117, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES invites you to celebrate the winter season by being a volunteer now to January 8, 2017. They are seeking holiday volunteers (16+ years) to be gallery watchers, tour guides, motor coach greeters, merchandise volunteers, and more. Join their staff in welcoming guests from around the globe to their historic sites and help to make this 275th year the best yet! Call Tavia Minnich, 610-882-0450 x20, Tminnich@historicbethlehem.org.
LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville needs volunteers to play character roles for their upcoming Winter Lights Spectacular from 5:30-10pm every Wednesday through Sunday, except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Christmas Eve now to January 1st. Help is also needed at snack stands, parking, fire pit attendants and more! Each time you volunteer, you get a free general admission ticket to use or give to family/friends. Call Pete Fox, 610-799-4171 x248, email@example.com.
MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Bethlehem is seeking volunteer help to index historic church registers in an online database. This requires volunteering on-site and having some experience with a computer. Church registers that date back to the 1700s and later, this database will include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, ordinations, and removals will be used. It is the first big step in making the contents of these registers accessible to users across the world! Help us preserve history one name at a time! Call Megan VanRavenswaay, 610-759-5070, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SALVATION ARMY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY needs volunteers (21+ years) in their Allentown and Easton Salvation Army locations to help pack and distribute toys for needy kids from 9am-4:30pm on Monday, Dec. 5 and 9am-3pm on Monday – Wednesday, Dec. 12-14. Call Deidre Govan, 610-432-0128, Deirdre.email@example.com.
WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE, Bethlehem needs volunteers at their 9th Annual Christmas Party at Broughal Middle School on Fri. 12/16 for set-up, and Saturday, 12/17 for party help. Tasks include registering families at the door, checking families in at an activity, and assisting with food line, gifts, etc. Email Dr. Enid Jackson, Bethlehemwomenofexcellence@gmail.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.