Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Take a 👀 , Great Opportunities to do Community Service!

Marvine Elementary has opportunities in their after-school programs; 

-Basketball, Every Mondays 3.40.pm-5.00pm (Starting January 29th)
 Working with 5th-grade students

-Soccer, Every Wednesday 3.40.pm-5.00pm (Starting January 21th)
 Working with 3rd-grade students 

-ESOL Club, Every Tuesday, and Thursday 3.40.pm-5.00pm (Starting January 20th)
 Working with students and families from Puerto Rico (Spanish speakers)

Contact Mr. Cesar Cordova - ccordova@basdschools.org


James Buchanan Elementary School needs Volunteers!

PBIS Carnival 

Our PBIS Carnival will be held on Wednesday, 31 Jan from 1:00 - 3:00. Volunteers are asked to report to the gym at 1:15 pm. 

Date: 01/31/2018 (Wed.)
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm EST

Contact Mrs. Jill Moran

Friday, January 12, 2018

Opportunity to Volunteer - January

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown is in need of reliable volunteers to brighten the lives of their patients and visitors.  Many assignments are available, including Gift Shop, running errands, assisting patients/visitors, or greeting in their short-procedure waiting room.  Training will be provided.  Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413bfogel@shh.org.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Community Service Opportunity

Seniors! Farmersville Elementary on Fri. Jan 19th 6:30 to 8:30 pm, needs high school volunteers for their Halloween themed family fun night! Contact Melissa Androu mandrou@basdschools.org

Sunday, January 7, 2018

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES - JANUARY 2018

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES FOR 

JANUARY 2018

CEDARBROOK NURSING HOME, Allentown - Volunteers are needed to transport wheelchair-bound residents to and from in-house appointments and activities Tuesdays 1:00 - 3:30 PM. An excellent opportunity for exercise and at the same time a chance to chat with individual residents and make them feel special! All volunteers are required to complete an application, pass a Criminal History Clearance, and meet for an interview. Call Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org




LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville needs volunteers to help, all opportunities are outdoors, so volunteers should dress weather appropriate!  Call Julia Bieski, 610-799-4171jbieski@lvzoo.org.

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for individuals and/or large groups of volunteers Call Coryna Barberis, 610-332-1360cbarberi@artsquest.org.

BIG BROTHERS/SISTERS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is looking for Mentors for students at Fountain Hill Elementary School, Bethlehem. Mentors and Littles meet once a week 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. activity ideas are provided. Call Melissa Moyer, 610-432-8000 x107mmoyer@bbbslv.org.

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth needs volunteers (14+ years) to help with their Holiday Horse Camp. Volunteers will assist participants with disabilities by helping them on and off the horse, walk next to the rider when they are mounted, help with their lesson, and help during other horse-related activities (grooming, feeding, etc.).Camp runs from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Wed. 12/27, Thurs. 12/28, and  Fri. 12/29 Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.

ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Bethlehem, and Warren Campuses are seeking Patient Advocate Volunteers to make a difference to their patients by spending time socializing with and providing comfort items to their patients.  Consider volunteering and make an impact today!  Call 484-526-4600 or visit their website www.slhn.org/volunteernow.

ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Bethlehem - Needs volunteers to help support patients, family, and staff by volunteering in the Gift Shop, Volunteer Escort Service, or Patient Information Center.  Each of these areas provides a valuable service by being a kind ear to listen, assist people in selecting gifts for their loved ones, helps patients or visitors find their way, transport items throughout the hospital, and much more!  Contact (484) 526-4600 or visit their website www.slhn.org/volunteerNOW.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK seeks caring compassionate, and committed community volunteers to serve in following areas: All Locations-errand runners, gift shop, emergency dept., in-patient pharmacy; 17th & Chew-Office and Recreational Activity; Muhlenberg - Sterile Processing and Hospitality; Cedar Crest-Children's Surgery Center, Surgical Waiting, and Hospitality. Apply at LVHN.org or call 610-969-2850.

The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem - is in need of volunteers. Please contact Melody Rosado @ 610-865-4241, Located 1430 Fritz Drive Bethlehem, PA 18017



****NOTE**** The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem of the Southside is closed!


NORTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL SNACK STAND - Northeast’s PTO requires assistance with their snack stand during events. For dates, times, and to sign up to volunteer, please contact Northeast's PTO President, Tina Piscitello, at tlp3672@gmail.com.


MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE, Nazareth - Moravian Hall Square needs a Gift Shop Sales Assistant to volunteer in a beautiful and friendly environment. Experience working with retail computer helpful. Please contact Laurie Brunstetter at (610)746-1334 or laurieb@moravian.com.

MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Bethlehem is seeking volunteer help to index historic church registers in an online database that dates back to the 1700’s and later. It is the first big step in making the contents of these registers accessible to users across the world! Help us preserve history one name at a time! Call Megan VanRavenswaay (610) 759-5070 or email to director@moravianhistoricalsociety.org. 


GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth - Volunteers needed to escort residents to appointments within the facility. Opportunities are Monday through Friday 9AM-3PM.  Activity helpers needed to assist staff with games, crafts, and special events. Opportunities on weekdays, evenings, and weekends.  Orientation provided.  Call the Volunteer Office at (610) 746-5248.

GRASS Recycling & Sustainability Project (For LHS Students Only!) - Student volunteers are needed to collect and coordinate recycling at Liberty. Students are needed daily. Please contact Mr. Zahm for more information at gzahm@basdschools.org



 FEAT (For FHS Students only!) - Freedom’s Environmental Awareness Team is always looking for new members to help with coordinating and collecting recycling!  They recycle after school most Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students meet in room 143. As the weather gets warmer, they will also need volunteers to work in the courtyard with weeding, mulching, planting, and general clean up. Please contact Mr. Baltz for more information at ebaltz@basdschools.org


ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Their Food Pantry is seeking volunteers the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6-8 PM. Please email Cindy Shipman at clships@gmail.com for more information.


AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM (Open to students ages 16 or older) - New Educational and Camp Programs for ages 6-12 - includes hands-on learning activities about car parts/engines, Magic Seat Belt Tour, designing steering wheels to develop CarTunes, arts & crafts, and more.  Training is easy and fun.  If you have a passion for education and/or enjoy working with children, call Linda Merkel at (610) 432-4200 ext.11, or email director@americaonwheels.org.

Friday, December 15, 2017

DECEMBER COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES Vol. 3

December Community Service Opportunities 
Vol. 3

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville needs volunteers to help with their Winter Light Spectacular from 5:30-10pmevery Wednesday through Sunday, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day through December 31st.  Volunteers help with games/activities, snack stands, costumed characters, parking, fire pits, admission, and more.  All opportunities are outdoors, so volunteers should dress weather appropriate!  Call Julia Bieski, 610-799-4171jbieski@lvzoo.org.


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

December vol. 2

December Vol. 2 Opportunity List

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for individuals and/or large groups of volunteers to help tear down Christkindlmarkt from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26th. Call Coryna Barberis, 610-332-1360cbarberi@artsquest.org.

BIG BROTHERS/SISTERS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is looking for Mentors for students at Fountain Hill Elementary School, Bethlehem. Mentors and Littles meet once a week 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. activity ideas are provided. Mentors are also needed for a Breakfast Program at Paxinosa Elementary, Easton. Breakfast mentors meet once a week from 8:15 a.m. - 9:00a.m at school. Call Melissa Moyer, 610-432-8000 x107mmoyer@bbbslv.org.

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth needs volunteers (14+ years) to help with their Holiday Horse Camp. Volunteers will assist participants with disabilities by helping them on and off the horse, walk next to the rider when they are mounted, help with their lesson, and help during other horse-related activities (grooming, feeding, etc.).Camp runs from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Wed. 12/27, Thurs. 12/28, and  Fri. 12/29 Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.

MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, Allentown needs volunteers (18+ years) to go grocery shopping for homebound seniors and adults with disabilities in an area of Lehigh County that works best for you. Flexible scheduling based on client's needs (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly). A 40-minute orientation is required. Orientation scheduled for Friday 1/19 @1:00pm and Wednesday 1/24 @6:30pm, or call/email to schedule a one-on-one that fits your schedule. Call Lindsay Fly, 610-841-7132, lfly@mealsonwheelslc.org

THE SALVATION ARMY, Allentown needs responsible, reliable, and trustworthy volunteers for their 2017 Red Kettle Bell Ringing Campaign. Volunteers must relate well with the public, have a desire to help raise funds, be able to stand for a 4-hour shift and ring a handbell, must dress weather appropriate for outdoors, and provide their own transportation to The Salvation Army on N. 8th St. A short training orientation will be provided. Call Deirdre Govan, 610-432-0128 x220Deirdre.govan@use.salvationarmy.org.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

December 2017 Community Service Opportunities

New Bethany Ministries celebrating their 20th Anniversary of Luminaria Night in Bethlehem on Saturday, December 9th. and they are looking for volunteers to help assemble the Luminaria Night kits. Please click on the link to register and become a volunteer for this special night activity! 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeRrX9nbvQ3Le3pj1ckZsu0DWZ2XHN4gReeiS2ut7Yh9fTqHA/viewform?usp=sf_link

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for Christkindlmarkt volunteers for various positions including Admission Assistants, Booth Attendants, Eco-Squad, Merchandise Assistants, Customer Service, Kid's Craft Assistants, and more.  The Festival runs for 6 weeks starting on through December 23rd (Thursdays through Sundays).  Shift times vary depending on the day.  Call Coryna Barberis, 610-332-1360, cbarberis@artsquest.org.

ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Bethlehem, and Warren Campuses are seeking Patient Advocate Volunteers to make a difference to their patients by spending time socializing with and providing comfort items to their patients.  Consider volunteering and make an impact today!  Call 484-526-4600 or visit their website www.slhn.org/volunteernow.

ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Bethlehem - Needs volunteers to help support patients, family, and staff by volunteering in the Gift Shop, Volunteer Escort Service, or Patient Information Center.  Each of these areas provides a valuable service by being a kind ear to listen, assist people in selecting gifts for their loved ones, helps patients or visitors find their way, transport items throughout the hospital, and much more!  Contact (484) 526-4600 or visit their website www.slhn.org/volunteerNOW.

American Red Cross of Lehigh Valley-Bucks - Freedom High School students - On Saturday, December 16, the Red Cross will be in Easton partnering with community organizations, volunteers, and firefighters to educate residents about fire safety and installing free smoke alarms in homes without them. We’re looking for volunteers to join us for a few hours to make the community safer. 
·  Registering to attend a Home Fire Campaign event is quick and easy. Just click on the link below.
·  Friends and family are welcome! People do not need to go through the full application process to volunteer at this event. Anyone can register using the link below.
·  Youth over 12 are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Youth of 16 or 17 can volunteer independently with written parental consent (which can be downloaded while registering).
·  People can sign up to help for the whole day or for half the day
Rally Point: Central Fire Station, 11 North 6th Street, Easton, PA 18042

Timeline:
•             9:00 am – Check-in and orientation for volunteers
•             10:00 am – Canvassing and installation effort begins
•             2:00pm – All canvassing ends

It’s requested that anyone planning to attend registers so that we have a head count for lunch.  To register for this smoke alarm installation event, please click on this link: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=2929 

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION is looking for volunteers for their annual "Thanks for Giving" Food Drive. Adopt a location to Interact with patrons, collect food, and have fun --Giant, Linden St., Bethlehem from 9:45am-3:45 p.m. on Saturday 11/18; Walmart in Whitehall on Friday 11/17 from3:45-7:30 pm; Walmart in Easton on Friday 11/17 from 3:45-7:30pm; or hold your own drive. Warehouse work, packing, and sorting also available after drives. Call Deirdre Federico, 610-740-3500 x322, dfederico@armpa.org.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK seeks caring compassionate, and committed community volunteers to serve in following areas: All Locations-errand runners, gift shop, emergency dept., in-patient pharmacy; 17th & Chew-Office and Recreational Activity; Muhlenberg - Sterile Processing and Hospitality; Cedar Crest-Children's Surgery Center, Surgical Waiting, and Hospitality. Apply at LVHN.org or call 610-969-2850.
Grace Assembly of God Church
Needs volunteers for sorting, wrapping toys for Christmas Community Outreach-- set up, tear down for event, parking attendants, children workers, Nursery workers- security, welcome team, and registration team.

The following are days of activity:

Sunday December 10, 2017 from 8:15 am until 1:15 pm
Sunday December 17, 2017 from 8:15 am until 1:15 pm

Please contact:
Rev. Milton Buitron
610.217.1459 
pastormilton@rcn.com

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is looking for Mentors for students at Fountain Hill Elementary School, Bethlehem.  Mentors and Littles meet once a week 3:30-4:45pm; activity ideas are provided.  Mentors are also needed for Breakfast Program at Paxinosa Elementary, Easton.  Mentors meet once a week from 8:15-9am at school.  Call Melissa Moyer, 610-432-8000 x107mmoyer@bbbslv.org.

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth is starting their Fall session and needs volunteers (14+ years) to help as horse handlers or side helpers to assist the riding instructor and/or therapist in carrying out the riders' individual program plan.   Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266,
volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.

THE SALVATION ARMY, Allentown needs responsible, reliable, and trustworthy volunteers for their 2017 Red Kettle Bell Ringing Campaign.  Volunteers must relate well with the public, have a desire to help raise funds, be able to stand for a 4-hour shift and ring a handbell, must dress weather appropriate for outdoors, and provide their own transportation to The Salvation Army on N. 8th St.   A short training orientation will be provided.  Call Deirdre Govan, 610-432-0128 x220Deirdre.govan@use.salvationarmy.org.

THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN'S SERVICES, Allentown is seeking energetic individuals to serve on the Rock N' Run 4 Kids Committee.  Work with a fun group to plan and organize this event that includes a 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run, and many fun activities for families.  Must attend monthly meetings, but otherwise, the schedule is flexible and much of the work can be done on your own time.  Call Linda VanEsch, 610-821-7706Linda.vanEsch@use.salvationarmy.org.

 The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem - is in need of volunteers. Please contact Melody Rosado @ 610-865-4241, Located 1430 Fritz Drive Bethlehem, PA 18017

****NOTE**** The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem of the Southside is closed!

NORTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL SNACK STAND - Northeast’s PTO requires assistance with their snack stand during events. For dates, times, and to sign up to volunteer, please contact Northeast's PTO President, Tina Piscitello, at tlp3672@gmail.com.

MORAVIAN HALL SQUARE, Nazareth - Moravian Hall Square needs a Gift Shop Sales Assistant to volunteer in a beautiful and friendly environment. Experience working with retail computer helpful. Please contact Laurie Brunstetter at (610)746-1334 or laurieb@moravian.com.

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville - The Lehigh Valley Zoo needs volunteers to be an integral part of the zoo family by providing Smart fun for over 200,000 visitors annually. Volunteers help in all areas of the Zoo, including animal exhibits, events, conservation messaging activities, development, marketing, and maintenance.  They are looking for volunteers to make a Zoo visit "an experience to remember for a lifetime."  Please contact Julia Bieski at (610) 799-4171 or jbieski@lvzoo.org.

GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth - Volunteers needed to escort residents to appointments within the facility. Opportunities are Monday through Friday 9AM-3PM.  Activity helpers needed to assist staff with games, crafts, and special events. Opportunities on weekdays, evenings, and weekends.  Orientation provided.  Call the Volunteer Office at (610) 746-5248.

GRASS Recycling & Sustainability Project (For LHS Students Only!) - Student volunteers are needed to collect and coordinate recycling at Liberty. Students are needed daily. Please contact Mr. Zahm for more information at gzahm@basdschools.org

 FEAT (For FHS Students only!) - Freedom’s Environmental Awareness Team is always looking for new members to help with coordinating and collecting recycling!  They recycle after school most Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students meet in room 143. As the weather gets warmer, they will also need volunteers to work in the courtyard with weeding, mulching, planting, and general clean up. Please contact Mr. Baltz for more information at ebaltz@basdschools.org

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Their Food Pantry is seeking volunteers the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6-8 PM. Please email Cindy Shipman at clships@gmail.com for more information.

HOLY FAMILY MANOR, Bethlehem - Volunteer opportunities are available from 8:30am - 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Activity helpers will assist with games, crafts, decorating, and special events. Clerical assistance needed to print and make copies, assemble packets, and file. Contact Rose Lance at (610) 865-5595 ext. 522 or rlance@hfmanor.org.

KIRKLAND VILLAGE, Bethlehem - Kirkland Village, a senior living center off of Center Street, is looking for additional volunteers in our Market Place food court between the hours of 4:00 -7:00 PM each day of the week.
Volunteers may come for as little as an hour and are offered a free meal when helping out. Call (610) 691-4515 or email KVolunteer@psl.org.

MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Bethlehem is seeking volunteer help to index historic church registers in an online database that dates back to the 1700’s and later. It is the first big step in making the contents of these registers accessible to users across the world! Help us preserve history one name at a time! Call Megan VanRavenswaay (610) 759-5070 or email to director@moravianhistoricalsociety.org. 

AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM (Open to students ages 16 or older) - New Educational and Camp Programs for ages 6-12 - includes hands-on learning activities about car parts/engines, Magic Seat Belt Tour, designing steering wheels to develop CarTunes, arts & crafts, and more.  Training is easy and fun.  If you have a passion for education and/or enjoy working with children, call Linda Merkel at (610) 432-4200 ext.11, or email director@americaonwheels.org.


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