Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities exist throughout the Lehigh Valley for people of all ages and interests.  A good source for organizations looking for volunteers is the Sustainable Lehigh Valley directory produced annually by the Alliance for Sustainable Communities.

The LV Sustainability Network is also looking for volunteers, especially people with experience in website maintenance. If you’re interested, use our contact form and let us know.

reColor Latex Paint RecyclingHabitat for Humanity needs volunteers for its reColor Latex Paint Recycling on June 1, 2019
AidsNetAIDSNET is seeking volunteers interested in serving on its Board and committees. AIDSNET is a non-profit agency that plans and funds HIV care and prevention services in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties.
Bethlehem Food Co-op

The Bethlehem Food Co-op searching for volunteers to help with community building and business operations.
Bike and Boat River Safety VolunteerVolunteers are needed to assist with the award winning Bike and Boat program.
Citizens Climate Lobby

Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization working to create the political will for a livable world. Volunteer opportunities include: steering, outreach, media, endorsements, and lobbying.
Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesDCNR Conservation Volunteers help keep Pennsylvania's natural lands pristine and educate the next generation of wildlife enthusiasts.
Delaware and Lehigh Natural Heritage Corridor

Volunteers at the D&L do everything from maintaining the trails to greeting visitors at the Canal Museum.
Feed the Children

Feed the Children is a national organization that exists to end childhood hunger. Popular volunteer opportunities include food distributions, box brigade, artist program events, and teacher stores.

Coach: Girls On The RunGirls on the Run is a character building program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade. It combines life skill lessons with training for a 5K! No running or athletic experience is necessary, just a desire to empower girls.
Habitat for Humanity: Lehigh Valley The mission for Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley is to provide hardworking families with simple, decent, affordable housing. Your support is significant whether on the construction site, in the office or at the ReStore.
Hamilton Park Community Garden

Hamilton Park Community Garden's mission is to provide an extraordinary oasis of flowers for everyone to enjoy. There are many different ways to help this garden survive.
Horse LeaderA horse leader takes charge of and is responsible for the horse throughout an entire riding lesson.
Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County depends on thousands of volunteers who support us by delivering meals, grocery shopping, assisting at events, helping out in the office, or educating the public about our vital service.

Monocacy Farm Project

The Monocacy Farm Project provides opportunities for volunteers and interns to gain hands-on farming and gardening experience throughout each growing season.
Plant a Row for the HungryPlant a Row for the Hungry connects gardeners with food insecure people in the Lehigh Valley. Locals can register their garden online and donate fresh produce to local hunger relief organizations.
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary MaintenanceWildlands Conservancy is currently seeking Maintenance Volunteers for the Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Emmaus, PA.
Sixth Street Shelter

Volunteers can work one-on-one with residents and their children. They work with the Family Resource Center, cover the reception area, tutor our residents, organize our basement or food pantry, and help clean up around the Shelter.
St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm

Volunteers weed and harvest the farm fresh produce that services all 7 of the hospitals in the St. Luke’s network.
The Food Trust If you have a passion for healthy food education, access and policy, volunteering with The Food Trust can be a rewarding way to get involved with our amazing programs, staff and communities in Philadelphia.

Maiden Creek WatershedThe Maiden Creek Watershed Association is looking for volunteers to monitor sites.
Watch the Wild VolunteerIn as little as ten minutes, your observations help us to understand how our eco-systems are changing and helps us to adapt for the future.