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Good Samaritan Hospital
P.O. Box 1281, 4th & Walnut Streets
Positions available at the following times/locations:
- Information Desk - Weekends
- Nursing Unit Support - Various days & hours
- Clerical Support - Weekdays
- Transport - Weekdays
Contact: Cindy Smith - 717-270-7965 or
Phoenix Youth Center
Railroad Street, Suite 6, Palmyra, PA
need for volunteers who are interested in having fun with
children between the ages of 9 and 14 years of age.
Volunteers needed for the following times/activities:
- Homework Club - Mondays & Wednesdays - 2:45pm - 5:00pm
Contact: 838-0302 or phoenixyouthcenter.com
Developmental & Disability Services
Street, Lebanon, PA
Posted 5/15 - ***DDS
is looking for Volunteer Buddies to accompany campers during
the Summer Stars Day Camp. The Summer Stars Day Camp is a
day camp for youth of all abilities. The role of the Buddy
is to ensure that campers have an enjoyable camp experience.
Buddies should be at least 16 years of age. Camp runs from
9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteer Applications are available on
Posted 5/15 - ***Looking
for skilled volunteer to paint the board/community room.
Volunteers also needed to shampoo rugs and clean windows.
Good project for a small volunteer group of about 4 people.
need for volunteers who would like to wash children's toys
on a weekly basis. Clean sterile environment.
Ongoing need for volunteers who would like to weed and tend
to garden area - maintain Natural Therapy area.
Contact: Jessica Penchard - 717-274-3493 -
Pennsylvania Dutch Council - Boy Scouts of America
Avenue, Lancaster, PA
many ongoing opportunities for volunteerism with the Boy
Scouts. There are large activities for boys ages 6 to
18 each year, as well as support positions for the Cub
Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venture Crews throughout Lebanon
County. The Horseshoe Trail District also holds
fundraising events that offer volunteers a chance to get
their name out in the community. Leadership at the
unit level in scouting also affords parents the opportunity
to spend time with their children in a positive way.
Various opportunities anything from landscaping, painting
(indoors & outdoors), cleaning, and assistance in
Contact: Dave Matterness - 717-865-4583 -
Friends of All Animals
777 North 8th
Avenue, Lebanon, PA
need of foster homes for cats & kittens.
Seasonal volunteers are needed to gift wrap during the
holiday season and to work at Hershey Park during the park
Contact: Gloria Pushnik - 717-272-6466 - foaa2lmf.net
Compeer of Lebanon County
250 South 7th
Street, Suite 2, Lebanon, PA
need for volunteers to provide a one-to-one friendship
relationship with an individual in recovery from mental
illness for a minimum of 4 hours per month to improve his or
her quality of life.
In need of help with updating and
designing Compeer website.
Contact: Ida Carvell or
Jodi Smith - 717-272-8317 -
Literacy Council of Lancaster Lebanon
Street, Suite 1, Lebanon, PA
need for volunteers to work one to one with other adults in
public buildings for 3 hours per week, helping those adults
learn to read or write or to speak English as a Second
Language. Training and materials are provided.
Workshops are held every other month. If there is a
teacher inside you waiting to get out we can help you
Volunteers who are confident enough in
their computer skills to use our step by step Basic Computer
Manual and our computers to train computer novices who need
better skills for better jobs. There are many people over 50
who never had computers in school and who are afraid if they
push the wrong key something will be obliterated. The
volunteers could commit to teaching 1 month, 3 months or
Contact: Cathy Roth - 717-274-3461 -
Alley Center for the Blind
Drive, Lebanon, PA
The Alley Center for the Blind is looking for volunteers to
help us assist our local men, women, and children who are
visually impaired. Immediate help is needed for the
(use of company vehicle available) Transport clients from
their homes to the Alley Center for scheduled group, then
return home. (Only 3 times per month).
Assistance is needed during craft club. (Only 1 meeting per
Help is needed at the front desk of our center. Greeter at
desk and answer phones anytime during business hours, Mon-
The Alley Center for the Blind is a wonderfully rewarding
experience and a great way to help local families in need!
If interested in any volunteering position, please contact
the Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Wolpert at (717)
291-5951 ext.: 155 or
For more information online,
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
Volunteers needed to mentor
children. Time commitment is about one hour weekly for one
Contact: Steven Early - 717-236-0199
P.O. Box 125, Cornwall, PA 17016
Manor Shoppe Cashiers
The Manor Shoppe is sponsored by the Cornwall Manor Society
and is staffed by volunteers. The Manor Shoppe sells an
array of gifts, cards, candy and convenience food items.
Proceeds benefit Health Center and Personal Care residents.
The Manor Shoppe is in need of cashiers who are able to
volunteer a two-hour shift, twice a month.
Horizon’s Unlimited Presenters
Horizons Unlimited is a memory stimulation program provided
for Health Center and Personal Care residents that uses a
themed kit. Themed kits range from people, animals and
nature, seasons, places to go, holidays and special topics.
Kits include a discussion starter manual, slides and script,
taped music, memorabilia objects, pictures and more.
Horizon’s presenters pick a kit and make a one-hour
presentation. Volunteers are needed to present – training
and kits are available for this fun fellowship opportunity.
If you enjoy gardening, then this opportunity is for you!
campus spans over 195 acres and there are many small garden
areas and potted plants that need care - that our busy
grounds staff are not able to tend. These
may need weeding, watering and mulching. This is seasonal
opportunity can be done whenever it fits your schedule!
Do you enjoy sewing? Consider volunteering with one of two
sewing groups that make alterations (mends, sews on buttons,
repairs torn seams, etc.) to Health Center residents’
clothing. Sewing may be done by hand or by machine and all
materials needed are provided. There are two sewing groups
that alternate meeting on the third Friday of the month.
Health Center Greeters
Do you like meeting new people?
Enjoy helping others? Are you able to give two hours of your
time on a weekend? Sign up to be a Cornwall Manor Society
Greeter at the Health Center! Volunteers are needed to greet
and give directions to visitors coming to the Health Center
on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers share a shift, for one
2-hour shift from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to
3:00 p.m. This easy volunteer opportunity is a “sitting” job
and volunteers may read and do hand work like knitting,
crossword puzzles, etc. while volunteering!
Buddy Each Event Safely (BEES) program
BEES transporters escort residents in the Health Center to
campus activities such as musical programs, plays, picnics
or other fun activities. These events are a very important
part of residents' lives and the conversation and positive
attitude provided by the BEES makes this program even more
special. Volunteers in this program are contacted monthly to
determine the activities they wish to attend.
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society is currently looking for a variety
of volunteers to fill different positions. We have openings
for volunteers to drive patients to their doctors’
appointments, licensed cosmetologists or volunteers to help
with our Look Good Feel Better Program, and volunteers to
help with clerical duties in our Lebanon office. We are
also looking for volunteers to be a part of our local
volunteer leadership council, which holds quarterly meetings
regarding our programs. Please contact Melissa Murphy,
Community Involvement Director, for more information today!”
Person: Melissa Murphy, Community Involvement Director
Schnieder Dr., Lebanon, PA 17046
RSVP works with volunteers who are
ss+ and helps to match their time and interests with
volunteer positions in the county. RSVP is like a job
placement agency for volunteer work!
Ongoing opportunities available
Contact Person: Scott Brubaker