Northwestern Press

Monday, March 18, 2019

vOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

·Sharecare Faith in Action, Bethlehem, is looking for volunteer drivers age 18 and older to help safely transport people who are elderly and/or disabled to and from doctor appointments and with grocery shopping in the Lehigh Valley.

Contact Lynn Heiney at 610-867-2177 or sharecare8@aol.com.

·Youth Volunteer Council of the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, is recruiting high school students from grades 10 to 12 and college students to participate in its inaugural Youth Volunteer Council.

For information, call 610-807-0336.

·Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, South Whitehall, is looking for cheerful volunteers who enjoy helping others shop.

Contact Kerry Magliane at 610-336-5684 or kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org.

·Habitat For Humanity of the Lehigh Valley – ReStore, Whitehall, seeks volunteers Tuesdays to Saturdays. Flexible hours, some training provided.

Contact Camille Urbano at 610-776-7737 ext. 318 or Camille@habitatlv.org.

·St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, Quakertown and Warren campuses need volunteer escorts, patient advocates and hospice volunteers.

Contact Amanda Wefing at 484-526-4600 or volunteers@sluhn.org.

·Second Harvest needs volunteers for its Cooking Matters Program, a six-week cooking and nutrition educational course, offered to low income families at sites in Allentown and Bethlehem.

Contact Laura Scarpino at 484-287-4015 or lscarpino@caclv.org.

·America on Wheels Museum, Allentown, needs volunteers to help visitors learn about the history of the automobile.

Contact James Benetzky at 610-432-4200 ext. 22 or museumadmin@americaonwheels.org.

·Center for Animal Health and Welfare, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with morning cleanings, attend off-site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help.

Contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722 ext. 4 or cahwvolunteercoordinator@rcn.com.

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Contact the Volunteer Center to receive a brochure listing agencies needing volunteers at 610-807-0336 or vc@volunteerlv.org.

Visit volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.