Salisbury Press

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION – Allentown School District Health Service is looking for RNs and/or LPNs to volunteer for their screening team. All school districts in Pennsylvania are mandated to perform screenings on their students from kindergarten to 12th grade every school year. Screenings consist of height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis. Call Dr. Kim Brannan at 484-765-4059 or email brannank@allentownsd.org.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION/ AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION, Allentown is looking for volunteers to help 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 24 for the Heart Ball, with registration, auction and check-out. They will provide dinner. The night is a fundraiser for the American Heart Association, with dinner, auction and dancing. Call Dawn Fernandez at 484-245-6267 or email dawn.fernandez@heart.org.

CEDARBROOK NURSING HOME, Allentown - Volunteers are needed to transport wheelchair bound residents to and from in-house appointments and activities 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This is an excellent opportunity for exercise and at the same time have 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 at 610-336-5684 or email kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY OF SERVICE, Lehigh Valley – Make it a Day On, Not a Day Off! Several volunteer opportunities are available for Jan. 15. Please visit the Volunteer Center website www.volunteerlv.org/mlk for details and registration instructions.

NORTHEAST MINISTRY, Bethlehem is seeking volunteers to tutor students in grades one through 12 during their after school homework club. The club meets 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday. Tutors assist students with homework, reading and school projects. All tutors must complete and pass background clearances before beginning to volunteer. Call Paula Johnson at 610-691-3355 or email johnsonp@northeastministry.com.

THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Allentown is relocating and needs volunteers (18+ years) to help pack and unpack boxes, and help set up the new office 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 15. Call Florence Rhue at 610-821-7706 or email Florence_rhue@use.salvationarmy.org.

Contact the Volunteer Center to receive a brochure listing agencies in need of volunteers at 610-807-0336 or email vc@volunteerlv.org. Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield, is an animal sanctuary for over 70 pets and farm animals rescued from abuse or neglect. Volunteers are desperately needed to feed/water their ranch animals, perform environmental clean-up and do ground maintenance including winterizing pens and wiring roof for turkey pens. Animals need tending every day of the year. Call Kathryn Gress at 610-398-2122 or email gressranch@gmail.com.

THE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE, Whitehall is actively looking for individuals (18+ years) and groups (four people max) Friday and Saturday afternoons to assist with the daily operations in the donation center, sales floors and working with the ReStore staff. Sign up by creating a volunteer hub account at http://habitatlehighvalley.volunteerhub.com.

THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Allentown is relocating and needs volunteers (18+ years) to help pack and unpack boxes, and help set up the new office 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 15. Call Florence Rhue at 610-821-7706 or email Florence_rhue@use.salvationarmy.org.

Contact the Volunteer Center to receive a brochure listing agencies in need of volunteers at 610-807-0336 or email vc@volunteerlv.org. Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.