Community Service

Volunteer Opportunity List

Animals and the Environment

Bethlehem Recycling

Recycling Drop off center
610-865-7082

LC Humane Society

Allentown Animal welfare organization and shelter
610-797-3439

Wildlands Conservancy

Grounds maintenance, clerical, gardening, special events.
610-965-4397, Ext. 34

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

Offers environmental education and maintenance programs
610-746-2801

Saucon Valley Conservancy

Preservation of historic homestead
610-838-1199

Arts and Sports

Ballet Guild of the LV

School and youth ballet
610-865-0353

Banana Factory

Community Cultural Center
610-332-1300

Bethlehem Musikfest Assoc.

Celebrating arts and culture
610-332-1340

Godfrey Daniels Coffeehouse

Music listening room
610-867-2390, Ext. 7

Lehigh Valley PBS - WLVT

Public Television
610-867-4677 ext. 132

PA Youth Theatre

Professional youth theatre/performing arts school
610-332-1400

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Musical organization devoted to performing Bach
610-866-4382, Ext. 15

Touchstone Theatre

Ushering, concession operations, clerical, host/hostess at receptions, cleaning, building maintenance
610-867-1689

WDIY-FM (88.1 FM) LV Community Public Radio

Community/national public radio station
610-694-8100

Children and Youth

Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem

Youth Serving Community Agency
610-865-4241

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of LV

Mentor program, on-on-one with children
610-439-1618

Boy Scouts of America - Minsi Trails Council

Bulk mailing, landscaping, camp projects
610-264-8551

Camelot for Children, Inc.

Children's activities and summer camps
610-791-5683

Cityspace

Childcare services
610-432-2632

Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.

Personal mentor/tutoriung center
610-402-3822

Community Services for Children. Inc/Headstart

Assist pre-school children with development skills
610-437-6000 ext 2137

Crayola Factory

Hands on discovery center for adults and kids
610-515-8000

Girl Scout Great Valley Council

Develop, manage and maintain Girl Scouts
610-791-2411

Junior Achievement of Lehigh Valley, Inc.

Present programs in schools
610-814-2505

Lehigh Valley Summerbridge

Tutoring/mentoring program
610-865-8072

Pinebrook Services for Children and Youth

Tutors, research and development programs
610-432-3919 ext 2203

Saucon Valley Community Center

Social and educational programs for the community
610-838-0722

Sayre Child Center

Interact with children from birth to school age
610-865-5053

South Bethlehem Neighborhood Center

Help children in homework clubs and middle school youth groups, bowling for kids
610-865-2791, Ext. 12

STAR Academy

Tutoring/mentoring program
610-758-4802

The Discovery Center of Science & Technology

Hands-on science center for all ages
610-865-5010

Valley Youth House/JUMP

Clerical, recreational/mentoring opportunities w/youth, special events-golf/tennis tournaments
610-820-0166

Human Services

AIDS Outreach - Allentown

Health Care - HIV/AIDS service agency
610-435-8424

AIDS Service Center

Health Care - Child care and teenage programs
610-974-3701

AIDSNET

Health Care - Board of directors, committee members
610-882-1119

American Association of University Women

Special groups/committee projects, cultural programs
610-866-3814

American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley

Provides health/safety education, assists disaster victims
610-865-4400 ext. 229

Angel Shop

Seeks volunteers to help with fundraising and outreach programs benefitting Mary's Shelter for expectant women.
610-433-9495

Best Buddies PA

Organization that matches individuals with adults that have mental retardation
610-954-9530

Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley*

Variety of opportunities at shelters, food bank, entrepreneur training
610-691-5620

Life Path/Community Foundation for Human Development

Help people with disabilities achieve the best possible life.
610-264-5724

Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley

Crisis counselors, bulk mailings, special events-plant sales, break-a-thon, motorcycle rally
610-437-6610 , Extension 12

Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Outdoor program exploring the culture and nature of PA
610-861-9345

Easter Seals - Eastern PA

Serves people with disabilities
610-264-4322

First Night Bethlehem

Visual and Performing Arts Program
610-865-7200

Greater Bethlehem Area Council of Churches

Religious Programs Sponsorships
610-867-8671

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley

Building homes for low-income families
610-776-7737

March of Dimes: Birth Defects Foundation

Health Care: Event planning committees, assist with special events
610-439-7420

Meals on Wheels of Northampton County/Beth Area Inc

Home meal delivery and grocery shopping
610-691-1030

New Bethany Ministries

Child care, painting, soup kitchen, grounds maintenance
610-691-5602, Ext. 27

Northeast Ministry

Tutoring, mentoring, answer phones, committees, board of directors
610-691-3355

Safe Harbor Easton*

Cook and serve meals, yard work, building maintenance
610-258-5540

The Salvation Army - Bethlehem

Community resource center, tutors
610-867-4681

Second Harvest Food Bank of LV and Northeast PA

Sort/evaluate/pack donated groceries at distribution center, building maintenance, painting, gardening
610-434-0875

Share Care Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers in the LV

Provides hundreds of hours of caregiving assistance to people who are elderly or disabled
610-867-2177

6th St. Shelter*

Help families learn life skills
610-435-1490

Southside Ministries

Tutoring, mentoring
610-865-9405

Special Olympics of Lehigh County

Coach athletes, management team, one day events, clerical
610-432-8494

Trinity Soup Kitchen

Prepare, Serve, Clean Up Meals
610-867-4741

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley

Volunteer training, assistance with victims of abuse, women & children's shelter, 24-hour hotline
Kerry Magliane - Volunteer Coordinator
610-797-0530 x227

United Way of the Greater LV

Community, Health and Human Services Development
610-758-8010

Via of the LV Inc

Serving children/adults with developmental disabilities
610-317-8000, Ext. 450

Victory House of the LV

Homeless shelter for men
610-691-3373
* Part of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley

Historic Sites | Libraries | Museums

Bethlehem Area Public Library, South Side Branch

Book sale preparation, shelve and sort books, help during sales
610-867-3761, Ext. 236

Historic Bethlehem Partnership

Colonial Moravian living history farm, research, cataloging, tour guides
610-868-6868

Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts*

Historic Bethlehem museum
610-868-6868

Korea/Vietnam memorial Inc National Ed Center

Veterans memorial education center
610-285-2793

Lenni Lenape Historical Society Museum of Indian Culture

Historic Indian culture museum
610-797-2121

Moravian Museum of Bethlehem*

Museum and national historic landmark
610-867-0173
* Part of the Historic Bethlehem Partnership

Senior Citizens

Bethlehem Senior Citizens' Council, Inc.

Keep members informed on technology and business matters.
610-867-4233

Blough Nursing Home

Rehabilitation and nursing care center
610-868-4982

Cedarbrook Nursing Home - Fountain Hill

County long/short term care facility
610-691-6700

Holy Family Manor

Activities aide, escort, entertainment, teach special skill/craft
610-865-5595

Health Care

American Cancer Society - LV Unit

Community health organization
1-888-227-5445

American Diabetes Association

Clerical, bulk mailing, special event.
610-867-1055

American Heart Association

Community health organization
610-867-0583

American Lung Association of PA

Prevention and control of lung disease
610-867-4100

Care Alternatives

Volunteers are needed to work with terminally ill patients and their families.
866-821-1212

Compeer

Volunteers share friendship with people in mental health recovery
610-782-0361

Good Shepherd

Acute care community hospital
610-776-3125

Miller Memorial Blood Center

Community blood center
610-691-5850 ext 211

Muhlenberg Rehabilitation Center

Rehab and long-term care residence
610-807-5600

St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem

Acute care teaching community hospital
610-954-4600

On-Campus Opportunities

Athletic Department - C.O.A.C.H. Program

A program for student athletes working to help youth in area schools make positive choices in their lives.
X86309 [Roseann Corsi]

Academic Support Services (Dean of Students)

Volunteer note takers are needed for students with hearing impairments, low visual, or difficulty with motor skills. If you are in a class where the professor requests a note taker, please volunteer. Training is provided when needed.
x84152 or e-mail: caa4@lehigh.edu [Cheryl Ashcroft]

Zoellner Arts Center

Need students to volunteer at a variety of arts events. Volunteers will serve as ushers, ticket takers, guides, etc.
x84739 [Gerry Kasten]

OXFAM America

An annual program run through the Chaplain's office to fight hunger worldwide. Each fall the Chaplain will need help with coordination and implementation of the one day event.
x83877 [Chaplain]

Women’s Center

The Women's Center seeks volunteers throughout the year to assist in planning and staffing both large scale events (Healthy Body Image Week, The Vagina Monologues, and the Feminism in Practice Conference) and small scale events (toy and book drive for the Nurse Family Partnership, writing for our newsletter, and assisting with all projects in the Center). For more information, please contact Dr. Rita Jones x5647 or rmj207@lehigh.edu