May 29, 2022 | Lehigh Valley Volunteer Center Current Volunteer Opportunities | The Valley Register

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Have fun making crafts or playing games and help keep children with special needs safe at our exciting summer camp at Camelot for Kids in Allentown. Volunteer buddies are needed for a day or as often as you can, Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 20 to July 29. Teen buddies, adults and medical personnel needed. Minimum age 12 or 8 years old with an adult. Contact Lisa Griesemer, 610-791-5683, [email protected] Website link –

Your kindness can help our residents feel beautiful. Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehab is looking for dedicated volunteers for our Fountain Hill site to escort our residents downstairs to our in-house beauty salon. This can be 1-3 days a week, depending on your preference, Tuesdays 9am-3pm, Wednesdays 9am-12pm and Thursdays 9am-2pm Minimum age 13 years. Contact Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, [email protected] Website link –

Help turn tongues blue for the 35th Annual Blueberry Festival on July 16th and 17e, organized by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. Two shifts a day are available and volunteers receive a free t-shirt and slice of pie or scoop of ice cream. Pitches are also available for set-up during the previous week and take-out/clean-up market during the following week. Minimum age 16 or 15 with an adult. Contact Tavia Minnich, 610-6916055, [email protected] Website link –

Pick up meals at one of 8 locations in the Lehigh Valley and deliver them to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities. Deliveries start at 10 a.m. on weekdays and take approximately 1-1.5 hours. Full instructions and pre-delivery training provided by Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Greatest need at our Allentown, Easton and Nazareth sites. Minimum age 18 or 16 with an adult. Contact Dawn Stillwagen, 610-841-7011, [email protected] Website link –

Greet visitors during gallery opening hours and provide information about featured artist(s) and the Nazareth Arts Center. Shifts are 2 to 4 hours between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. You are welcome to bring your art, craft or practice your instrument during your gallery hours. Minimum age 17 with an adult. You are looking for people who can volunteer at least once a month, but would like weekly volunteers. Contact Jenny Swanker, 484-554-5867, [email protected] Website link –

Volunteer drivers are needed to bring elderly or disabled people to groceries and/or medical appointments. Reimbursement for available mileage and excess auto insurance provided by ShareCare Faith in Action. Must pass a criminal background check and undergo orientation training. One to two trips a month makes a difference in someone’s life. Minimum age 21 or 18 with an adult. Contact Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177, [email protected] Website link –

Support our host family at Emmaüs with The Exchange of Kindness. A minimum of 3 hours per month is required. Must be thorough, organized, self-starter, reliable and have sensitivity, compassion and a pleasant personality while working with a vulnerable group of families and children. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance. Background checks required. Contact Jenae Holtzhafer, 484-232-9674, [email protected] Website link –

YLEAD is a leadership and service program for Lehigh Valley high school students (entering grade 10, 11, or 12 in the fall) hosted by the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. Program participants develop essential leadership skills while working to support nonprofit organizations through service projects. Two sessions are offered from July 11 to 15 or from July 25 to 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Application and payment options available on our website, For questions, contact Sierra Mamay, 610-807-0336, [email protected]

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