Monday, April 30, 2018

May 2018 - Community Service Volunteer Opportunities

Portuguese Heritage Day at Holy Infancy School - Volunteers are needed! Come and have fun with us on Portuguese Heritage Day on :
June 8 from 6 PM-10 PM and June 9 1-10
If you are interested in volunteering please email Mr. Antonio Traca at atraca@basdschools.org 

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth needs volunteers to help at their horse camps for children/youth with disabilities. Help with riding lessons (walking next the horse assisting the rider) and help with horse-related crafts and activities (feeding, grooming, etc.). Mandatory training will be provided from 12:30-3:30pm on 6/2, 7/14, and 8/11. Camps run 8:30am-12:30pm Monday through Friday 6/18-6/22, 7/9-7/13, 7/23-7/27, and 8/13-8/17. Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.

Celtic Classic volunteer registration is live.  Many opportunities for students as young as 14.  The Celtic Classic will take place 09/28-09/30 with additional opportunities to help w/ set up 09/15, 09/16, 09/22, 09/23.

Contact: Celtic Classic volunteer link:  http://bit.ly/ccavol2018   Contact:  Jayne Ann M. Recker at volunteers@celticfest.org

Fountain Hill Elementary - is having a carnival and volunteers are needed to help run carnival games and if you would like to go in the dunk tank, a parental waiver needs to be signed prior to (please see below for waiver). The carnival is on Friday, May 25, 2018,d from 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm, please contact:

Cassandra Meckes
Community School Activities Coordinator
Fountain Hill Elementary / Northampton Community College
(610) 865-5881x29309
cmeckes@basdschools.org


LEPOCO Peace Center is looking for volunteers for their summer Peace Camp! There will be a training night on July 10th, which you will get hours towards volunteer hours.  Students who are interested and would like a volunteer interest form can contact Amanda Zaniesienko or Nancy Tate by calling the office, 610-691-8730, or they can email us, lepoco@fast.net.  A phone call is preferred.















BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs additional mentors for their athletes. A mentor needs to be a supporter, adviser, guide, coach, teacher, someone who gives help and advice to help a person learn a role, and can give specified training in a particular subject or event. Mentoring can be one of the most rewarding experiences ever! Call Dana Lindsey, 267-221-7740, bso.dana@gmail.com.

BOUTIQUE AT THE RINK, Bethlehem is right around the corner (5/29-6/2) and many volunteers are needed to make this annual fundraiser successful. Volunteers are needed for set-up, donation drop-offs, sale days and break down. To learn specifics about their various volunteer opportunities, Call Jen Gibbs, 610-861-7555, jgibbs@cancersupportglv.org.

GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth is seeking students (age 14+) for their Summer Youth Program. Help with activities, visit residents, and assist getting residents to appointments around the facility. Volunteer opportunities are available 9am-3pm Monday through Friday. Lunch provided daily. Call Michael Colon, 610-829-3686, mcolon@northamptoncounty.org.

MARVINE Community Festival -  Is having their Community Festival and need HELP.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Thursday, May 17th - 3:30pm until 7:30pm


-Setup
-Sell Tickets
-Games
-Face Painting
-Be  "Marvin" the Mustang (School Mascot)
-Clean at the end

Please contact the Community School Coordinator Mr. Cordova (ccordova@basdschools.org)

Interested in volunteering?
Calypso Elem. School Carnival
Need volunteers to help setup/cleanup and work the game stations.
Friday, May 18, 2018
4-9pm
Contact: Trisha Moller - mollert@moravian.edu 

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is excited to celebrate its 35thanniversary of Musikfest, a volunteer-driven festival benefiting Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities. Positions for volunteers include soda booth, beer servers, ticket booth assistants, retail assistants, set up/tear down, and much more! Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer.


CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, Allentown is looking for volunteers to remove wallpaper adhesive, prep and paint walls and trim. Call Emily Knudson, 610-791-5683,info@camelotforchildren.org.

CEDARBROOK NURSING HOME, Allentown needs volunteers (age 13+) to transport wheelchair-bound residents to and from in-house appointments and activities (and help at games/activities).  Days, weekends, and Tuesday evenings are available. Most shifts are 2 hours. All volunteers are required to complete an application, pass Criminal History Clearance, and meet for an interview. Call Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org.

Hanover Elementary School -  Spring Festival & Basket Raffle, Is looking for students to do community service by helping us out. On Friday, May 25th Set up 2:15-4:30; Shift A 4:30-6:00; Shift B 6:00-7:30; Clean up 7:30-8:30.  All students who work both shifts A & B will be fed a meal.   Contact information: Darla Hepner at 610-739-0559


ASA PACKER ELEMENTARY 
Event: Asa Packer Patio Party (End of year carnival)
Date: 5/18/2018 
Time: 5-8pm (volunteers should arrive at 4:30pm)
Description: Volunteers will be asked to man a booth during the event.  They will be collecting tickets and will not be responsible for collecting money.  Additional responsibilities include explaining the game or activity to students and setting up activity for some booths.  
Contact:  Please contact Melissa Schessler at melissaschessler@gmail.com or call at 610-241-0976.


Monday, April 9, 2018

April 2018 - Community Service Opportunity

AUTISM SPEAKS - Volunteers needed!
Contact info:
Tina Marzigliano
Date: Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Time 8 a.m. to noon
Location: Artsquest Center at Steelstacks in Bethlehem. (Students must provide their own transportation.)


Friday, March 9, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities - March 2018 (2)

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth needs volunteers (14+ years) to be horse leaders and side helpers to assist during horseback riding and cart driving lessons for children and adults with special needs. Our next 11-week session starts March 12. Volunteers sign up to help the same participant for one hour once a week for 11 weeks. Trainings are scheduled from 12:30-3:30pm on 4/14, 5/12, 6/2, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, and 10/6. Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, volunteer coordinator@equi-librium.org.

MEALS ON WHEELS OF NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Bethlehem is seeking meal delivery volunteers (18+years). Volunteer daily or as little as twice each month, according to your availability. Volunteers must possess a valid driver's license and have car insurance. The application process includes a criminal background check, orientation, and on-the-road training. Call Keri Young, 
610-691-1030 x20,kerig@mealsonwheelspa.org.

NORTHEAST MINISTRY, Bethlehem is seeking volunteers to tutor students in grades 1-12 during their After School Homework Club, Monday to Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm. Tutors assist students with homework, reading, and school projects. All tutors must complete and pass background clearances prior to volunteering. Call Ann Gibson, 610-691-3355, gibsona@northeastministry.com. 

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield has 70+ pet and farm animals that need volunteers to help feed/water, clean their pens and do some light maintenance at the ranch. No matter what the weather, the animals still need to be fed and tended by caring, dedicated volunteers. Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.

WILDLANDS CONSERVANCY, Emmaus needs volunteers to help with their Wild Eggs Event on Saturday, March 24. Help with fun activities for kids: coloring, cookie decorating, transform wooden eggs into wild animals, make bookmarks, visit with animals, and hunt for eggs on their nature trail.   Help also needed for check-in and parking. Child abuse clearances and criminal background checks are required. Two shifts: 9am-noon or 1-3pm. Call Heather Pritchard, 610-965-4397 x112, hpritchard@wildlandspa.org.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities for March 2018

AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM, Allentown is seeking friendly, dedicated volunteers (16+ years of age) for the 2018 Season. Hours are Wednesday 10 a.m - 1- 4 p.m.  Areas to consider for sharing your time and talents: School Field Trips, Summer Camp Session in July, Admissions Desk with cash register (training provided), or helping in the 1950's Café serving hot dogs and ice cream. Call Linda Merkel, 610-432-4200director@americaonwheels.org.


THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN'S SERVICES, Allentown is seeking energetic individuals to join their Rock N' Run 4 Kids Committee. Help organize the Annual Rock N' Run 4 Kids held at Coca-Cola Park in May, 2018 which includes a 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run, and many fun activities for families in support of kids in foster care. Attend monthly meetings, but much of the work can be done on your own time. To learn more, call Florence Rhue, 610-821-7706Florence_rhue@use.salvationarmy.org.



Upcoming Events at Camelot for Children

 Camelot Teen Nights
6-9pm*
*please confirm time when sign up is sent

March 9th-St. Patrick’s Day
Wear your green and come dance the night away with the DJ and your friends. Keep your eye out for those leprechauns.

April 13th - Fiesta at Camelot
Come and join the fiesta! It will be an exciting night with a piñata and walking tacos!

Sunday Kids’ Parties
1-4pm

March 18thStorybook Day
Bring your favorite book to enjoy this afternoon of games, crafts and snacks inspired by some of our favorite books.

April 22ndEarth Day!
We will be giving back to mother nature by planting some beautiful flowers around the Camelot campus and doing earth-friendly activities.


Contact Emily at emilyk@camelotforchildren.org, Andrea at andreal@camelotforcihldren.org  or call 610-791-5683 with any questions. Please utilize the signupgenius links to share your plans to attend. We hope you will join us.

www.camelotforchildren.org

Monday, February 26, 2018

New Volunteer Opportunity - MARCH 2018



Northeast Band and Orchestra Parent Organization (NEBOPO) is looking for volunteers to help with our Annual Jazz Band Festival by doing such things as concessions, equipment runners, guides and other tasks. *It should be noted students WOULD NOT be handling money*

WhereNortheast Middle School, 1170 Fernwood Street, Bethlehem PA (use Cafeteria/Gymnasium entrance) 
When: Friday, March 9th 2018
Time  5:30pm to 10:30 pm 
Contact: Catherine Bogdanski - cebogdanski@gmail.com 

Northeast Band and Orchestra Parent Organization (NEBOPO) is looking for volunteers to help with their Bingo Fundraiser by doing things as concessions, callbacks (reading numbers from boards to verify Bingos), deliver prizes and other tasks. *It should be noted students WOULD NOT be handling money* 

Where: Northeast Middle School, 1170 Fernwood Street, Bethlehem PA (use Cafeteria/Gymnasium entrance) 
When: Sunday, March 18th, 2018 
Time  12:30pm to 5:00 pm 
Contact: Catherine Bogdanski - cebogdanski@gmail.com 

DeSales University will be hosting on Sunday, March 25, 2018, The Special Olympics Eastern Bowling Sectionals at Rose Bowl, Jordan Lanes, and Hampton Lanes. They are looking for volunteers to help at each of these locations. Please contact Emily Jacobson at ej5536@desales.edu. for information.

Greater Lehigh Valley Athletics - Needs community service volunteers for their spring sports season, which begins in April and runs through the end of the school year. Please contact Eric Neidig, GLVA Director at 610-674-3521

Life Guards as volunteers needed in the pool at a Liberty High School event on the following dates:

March 10, 17, 24 
April 7, 14, 21, 28
May 5th 

Please contact Kathy Halkins - khalkins@basdschools.org 





Tuesday, February 6, 2018

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - FEBRUARY 2018

GREAT OPPORTUNITIES THAT SUM UP HOURS!

Lincoln Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with after-school programs during the time of 3:30-5:30. Please contact: Amanda Medea - amedea@basdschools.org

Please contact the after-school program coordinators at the following elementary schools for community service opportunities:

Fountain Hill Elementary
James Buchana Elementary
Freemansburg Elementary



Thursday, February 1, 2018

More Volunteer Opportunities!!

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James Buchanan Elementary School needs volunteers for the following activities:

Supper with the Super night - Wed. Feb 21, 5-7 pm. - childcare help 

Family Bingo Night - Fri. Feb 23, 5-9 pm.- volunteer will help with setting up, decorating, selling food, checking numbers, and with the cleanup. 

Please contact Catherine Zile - jbpta@gmail.com