·Center For Career Pathways and Literacy (LCCC), Allentown, is looking for volunteer tutors, ages 22 and older, for its adult literacy program. Tutors work one-on-one or in small groups with adults looking to improve their academic skills in various subjects to obtain their high school equivalency. Volunteers must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field, be able to make a commitment of three hours per week, attain clearances and have a flexible schedule.
Call Olga Jaeger at 610-799-1216 email email@example.com.
·Center for Vision Loss, Allentown, needs volunteers to assist clients with visual impairment during a weekly walk at the Lehigh Valley Mall 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. All volunteers will be trained in sighted guide procedures. All volunteers must use their own transportation to the Lehigh Valley Mall and have a current FBI Criminal Background Clearance.
Contact Rita Lang at 610-433-6018, ext. 225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
·Flint Hill Farm Educational Center, Coopersburg, needs a carpenter/plumber to connect a new sink to an existing water line and install a propane gas Instaheat water heater to be connected to a present gas connection.
Call Kathy Fields at 610-838-2928 or email email@example.com.
·National Museum Of Industrial History, Bethlehem, is looking for volunteers with education experience to lead guided tours for school groups. Curriculum and training will be provided. Tours are typically offered between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday with busy months being March through May.
Contact Robert Kent at 610-694-6637 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
·SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, Allentown, needs volunteers to make friendly visits to hospice clients in their own homes, nursing homes and/or assisted living communities in Lehigh, Berks and Northampton counties. Upon completion of training, volunteers set their own visit schedules. Some things volunteers do include reading to clients, watching TV together and talking; no medical/nursing skills are needed.
Contact Cathy Sweeney at 484-871-2802 or email@example.com.
·Perfect Fit for Working Women, Allentown, is looking for fashion-savvy volunteers to serve as volunteer retail and stock associates in their resale boutique. Volunteers will greet clients, customers and donors; receive, sort, tag and hang clothing donations; assist customers with selections and perform light housekeeping duties, as necessary. Standing several hours and light lifting are necessary. Shifts are flexible and available Monday through Friday.
Contact Heidi Lennick at 484-408-9607 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
·Salvation Army Foster Care and Adoption Services, Allentown, is looking for one or two long-term volunteers, ages 18 and older, to help on a weekly basis with various clerical duties. Training and support will be provided. Main duties include: filing confidential foster care documents, data entry and answering phones. Strong computer and communication skills would be a plus. Minimum of one day per week is preferred; weekday (M-F) schedule is flexible. Start ASAP. Background clearances are required.
Contact Jessica Jacobs at 610-821-7706 or Jessica.email@example.com.
·Sanctuary At Haafsville, Breinigsville, has many wonderful dogs and cats who would love to spend some time in a real home before they are adopted by their “furever” family. Foster opportunities include short and long term assignments, emergency situations for power outages or disasters and for animals recovering from surgery. Organizers ask fosters provide dog/cat pet food, shelter, love and be able to bring the animal for adoption days.
Contact Linda Green at 484-285-5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact the Volunteer Center to receive a directory listing of agencies needing volunteers at 610-807-0336 or email@example.com.
Visitvolunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.