Parkland Press

Monday, April 23, 2018

volunteer OPPORTUNITIES

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

·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.

·Independent Senior Transportation Network LV, Bethlehem, is looking for volunteers to drive seniors to medical appointments, grocery stores, physical therapy, and other places.

Contact Lois Favier at 610-419-1645 or lois.favier@itnlehighvalley.org.

·Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, is looking for volunteers to be friendly visitors in seniors’ homes or apartments. The clients have been diagnosed with dementia but are still living on their own.

Contact Valerie Hutton at 610-969-2391 or Valerie.hutton@lvhn.org.

·Gress Mountain Ranch, Orefield, has volunteer opportunities for feeding, watering, care of the animals, and ground maintenance.

Contact Kathryn Gress at 610-398-2122 or gressranch@gmail.com.

·Salvation Army Children’s Services, Allentown, is raising awareness for National Foster Care Month with the seventh annual Rock N’ Run 4 Kids 10k, 5k, and Kids Fun Run May 12 at Coca-Cola Park. A variety of volunteer opportunities are available.

Contact Jessica Jacobs at 484-705-1500 or Jessica.Jacobs@use.salvationarmy.org.

·American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, Allentown, is looking for volunteers to help at the “Go Red for Women” event on May 11.

Contact Dawn Fernandez at 614-396-3506 or dawn.fernandez@heart.org.

·Equi-Librium Inc., Nazareth, needs volunteers, age 14 and older, to be horse leaders and side helpers to assist during horseback riding and cart driving lessons for children and adults with special needs.

Contact Yvonne Darlington at 610-365-2266 or volunteer coordinator@equi-librium.org.

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

Contact Tracy Damiani at 610-266-3000 or tracy.damiani@scorevolunteer.org.

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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 opportunities.