Volunteer opportunities: share your golf skills with Special Olympian

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION has an immediate need for volunteers to make its annual gala event happen. If you love planning events, help is needed with silent and live auction, set up and decorations, greeting and registration and centerpiece committees. Gala...

Volunteer opportunities: share your golf skills with Special Olympian

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION has an immediate need for volunteers to make its annual gala event happen. If you love planning events, help is needed with silent and live auction, set up and decorations, greeting and registration and centerpiece committees. Gala Committee meetings are held weekly up to the date of the event April 8th at DeSales University. Contact: Deirdre Federico, 610-740-5500, ext. 22, dfederico@armpa.org.

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs a golf coach and assistant golf coach for the 2017 season, which begins the late March/early April depending on weather conditions. Applicants must be able to accompany the athletes to the competition event which is held at Penn State. A one-day training session is required. Volunteers are also needed to help the athletes play golf during the eight practice sessions. Volunteers must be registered, and a criminal background check is paid for by Lehigh County Special Olympics. Contact: Dana Lindsey, 267-221-7740, volunteers@BethlehemSOPA.org.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, Easton needs volunteers to be D&L Ambassadors.  Ambassadors will represent the organization at "Pop Up Visitor Centers" along the trail, at corridor outreach events, and at National Canal Museum membership tables. Ambassadors must attend one training session; trainings are offered monthly. Contact: Terri Monserrat, 610-923-3548, ext. 224, terri@delawareandlehigh.org.

GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth needs volunteers to escort residents to appointments within the facility. Opportunities are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Activity helpers needed to assist staff with games, crafts, special events. Opportunities weekdays, evenings and weekends. Orientation provided. Call the Volunteer Office at 610-746-5248.

LILY'S HOPE FOUNDATION, Quakertown needs volunteers to contact local businesses for gift certificates and items for raffle baskets for a Silent Auction. Volunteers also needed on Saturday, March 4, for fundraiser at McCoole's Restaurant, Quakertown. Help set up raffle tables, decorations and seating. This is a family friendly, semi-formal event with cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent auction, kids crafts, photo booth and DJ-Octave. Contact: Jennifer Driscoll, 267-776-4673, jen@lilyshopefoundation.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. Application process includes criminal background check, orientation, and on-the-road training. Contact: Keri Young, 610-691-1030, ext. 20, kerig@mealsonwheelspa.org.

SIXTH STREET SHELTER, Allentown, is looking for volunteers to help clean apartments the week of March 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Contact: Jonathan Copeland, 610-435-1490, jcopeland@caclv.org.

TABOR SERVICES INC., Bethlehem and Allentown needs volunteers to become mentors to children who have very few adult connections and would be happy to "have someone to talk to." In just two hours a week, you can provide a safe, enjoyable experience for a child. Contact: Kea at 610-739-0524, Nykea.Alvarez-Macey@tabor.org.

For more opportunities, call 610-807-0336 email: vc@volunteerlv.org or visit volunteerlv.org.

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