Northwestern Press

Monday, July 15, 2019

volunteer OPPORTUNITIES

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

·Boutique at the Rink, Bethlehem, is an organization of Lehigh Valley volunteers dedicated to supporting cancer services in the community through the annual sale of new and gently used items. Volunteers are needed for sale days at the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, Illick’s Mill Road on May 28-June 1.

Contact Jen Gibbs at 610-861-7555 or email jgibbs@cancersupportglv.org.

·Hispanic Center of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, is looking for a volunteer or two with a pickup truck, SUV or van (a vehicle with room to transport items) to pick up cases of food donated by Sam’s Club twice a month.

Call Banessa Tenezaca at 610-868-7800.

·Lehigh Valley Business Group, Bethlehem, is looking for volunteers for its Sunshine for Seniors Program, a program for low income seniors/individuals who are no longer physically capable nor can afford to hire anyone to do minor yard work.

Call Kevin Cope at 484-274-3245.

·Center for Animal Health and Welfare, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. 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 email cahwvolunteercoordinator@rcn.com.

·Lehigh Valley Score, LCCC, Schnecksville, needs experienced business people to provide confidential business mentoring services in person and online.

Call Tracy Damiani at 610-266-3000.

·Sanctuary at Haafsville, Breinigsville, needs help to maintain the animal shelter grounds and buildings.

Call Linda Green at 484-285-5445.

·United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, Allentown, is recruiting volunteers, age 18 and older, to be Talk, Read, Sing Ambassadors to help build communications and promote brain development of children.

Call Akshara Vivekananthan at 610-807-5742.

·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.

·Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley, ReStore, Whitehall, seeks volunteers Tuesday-Saturday; flexible hours. Some training provided.

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

·Center for Animal Health and Welfare, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. 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 email vc@volunteerlv.org.

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