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Volunteer Opportunities

Children's Services Committee Member- Assist with planning various fundraising events including the annual Rock N' Run 4 Kids 10K,5k and Kids Fun Run each spring. Responsibilities include assisting with marketing, event themes, decorations and operations. Meetings are held once a month on weekday evenings.

Special Events Volunteer- Assist with one or more of our special events during the year including Resource Family Christmas Party, Rock N' Run for Kids 10K/5K, and Care N' Share Information Sessions. Volunteers are needed to assist with planning, coordination, event set up and event execution.

Adopt a Family- Volunteers will be matched with a family participating in the Visit Coaching Program to provide items for the child and birth families throughout the year. Because of the volunteers support and generosity, birth families will feel pride in being able to supply their child with special occasion gifts and healthy snacks to share together. Possible items include: birthday gifts, Christmas gifts, and back to school supplies. Click here for more information

Company Christmas Gift Sponsor- Staff members of a partnering company will purchase and organize Christmas gifts for children in The Salvation Army Foster Care & Adoption Program. These gifts will then be distributed at The Salvation Army Resource Family Christmas party in December.

School Supply Drive:

Donate Items:

The Salvation Army Children's Services and Lehigh County Children  & Youth are currently hosting a Clothing and School Supply Drive for disadvantaged families in Lehigh County. Needed items include: pencils, pens, folders, safety scissors, notebook paper, erasers, glue sticks, and new or gently used back packs. Needed clothing items include: New or gently used child and adult clothing and Allentown Area School District School Uniforms.

Help Sort Items:

The Salvation Army Children's Services and Lehigh County Children  & Youth are currently hosting a Clothing and School Supply Drive for disadvantaged families in Lehigh County. Volunteers are currently needed to help sort the donated items.  Dates are July 13th, 20th, 27th, August 3rd, and 10th from 8:30am to 12:30pm.  Volunteers are also needed on August 16th from 9 to 3 pm and 17th from 8:30am to 2:00pm to prepare for and then help the families choose their items.

For more information regarding any of these opportunities, contact Ashton Rosenberger at 610-821-7706 or Ashton.Rosenberger@use.salvationarmy.org. Download our volunteer application here.