August 28, 2022 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley | The Valley Ledger

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Bilingual Volunteers Needed. Help Make an Impact! The American Red Cross is seeking bilingual volunteers to serve in the Allentown and Lehigh Valley community in a variety of ways including – recruit other bilingual volunteers, translation assistance, respond to local emergencies like home fires and floods to provide comfort items and financial assistance, and assist with casework for families and children who’ve experienced an emergency like a fire or flood. Contact Danielle Dietze, 570-202-7954, [email protected] Website link-

Serve on one of our three subcommittees- Quality, Affordable Housing; Vibrant Economic Climate; Regional Cooperation and Community Engagement. Slate Belt Rising, a subsidiary of Community Action Lehigh Valley, is a community revitalization initiative serving the boroughs of Bangor, Pen Argyl, Portland, and Wind Gap. In the coming months, we will begin implementation for projects in our new six-year community plan. Minimum age 18 or 16 with adult. Contact Vincent Behe, 484-523-0900, [email protected] Website link-

The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor seeks friendly, enthusiastic volunteers to serve as community outreach volunteers by attending community events such as the Celtic Classic in downtown Bethlehem or Beltzville State Park’s Annual Fall Festival to help communicate the mission of the DLNHC and help us spotlight the treasures of the D&L Trail and the Corridor region. Training and reading materials are provided. Minimum age 16. Contact Anna Kristjansen, 484-280-0390, [email protected] Website link-

For community members and students who wish to give back, who want to make a difference in other people’s lives, Lehigh Valley Health Network has numerous volunteer opportunities available throughout the Lehigh Valley. We are seeking energetic and caring individuals to provide support to our staff and patients, offer wayfinding assistance to our guests, help in our gift shops, and offer clerical support. Certified therapy dogs welcomed! Minimum age 16. Contact Ruth Brown, 610-402-8898, [email protected] Website link-

Greet visitors and provide available information about the featured artist(s) and the Nazareth Center for the Arts on Saturdays and Sundays for 2–4-hour shifts. Gallery Hours are 12-4 pm Looking for people who can volunteer at least once a month, but would love weekly volunteers. Artists consider bringing your art, craft or instrument with you to practice during your gallery hours. Minimum age 18 or 16 with adult. Contact Jenny Swanker, 484-554-5867, [email protected] Website link-

Do you like to play checkers? If so, Phoebe Allentown has an opportunity for you! We have residents who need a checkers partner. You don’t need to be an expert, just enjoy hanging out with a resident, chatting, and playing checkers. Shifts available 10 am to 4 pm Monday thru Saturday. TB testing, background check, and proof of COVID vaccinations required. Masking and shielding requirements change with the county COVID infection rate. Contact Dorothy Pense, 610-794-5366, [email protected] Website link-

Work directly with the clients who depend on our Food Pantry to help make ends meet and make a difference in their lives. ProJeCt of Easton is in search of passionate volunteers to help serve the Food Pantry’s clients. Various roles on different days and hours available. Inquire with Morgan McKay, 610-258-4361 ex.18, [email protected] Website link –

No fleas for sale here! The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society needs help with their Fall Flea Market 6 am to 3p.m. on September 10. Join us for set up, parking attendants, food truck coordination, vendor table runners, and other tasks associated with a flea market. Minimum age 16 or 14 with adult. Contact Alice Lieberman, 610-776-7280, [email protected] Website link-

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