VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer opportunities in the New Bethlehem area and Redbank Valley community are designed to get you involved by participating in professional networking events/activities.

To learn more about becoming a volunteer, please visit: RedbankValley.org/volunteer  To search volunteer opportunities, please visit: RedbankValley.org/jobs and select the ‘Volunteer’ checkbox or scroll through the list on this page.

You may also express interest or signup for a volunteer opportunity by clicking the FIND OUT MORE links on this page and completing the respective form.


Help Local Businesses

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Help local businesses with various projects and activities.  Projects could include but are not limited to: Help local businesses improve the facades of their stores or businesses. (Painting, cleaning and window design.) Help local businesses create web pages or manage social media to promote their businesses. Help local businesses with grant applications for renovations, etc. Help…Find Out More

Community Planning/Development

When: Ongoing Where: New Bethlehem Borough (Jewelry Shop), 210 Lafayette St,, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Assist community organizations with project planning and development. For example, apply for historic building or district status, work on research and data collection for updated comprehensive plan. Local Boroughs and Townships typically have Long Range Planning Committees to organize these projects. To learn more about New Bethlehem Borough, please visit their website: NewBethlehemBoro.com *This volunteer…Find Out More

Mentor/Tutor School Students

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Community Center, 430 Broad St,, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Mentor and tutor elementary school or younger children (Big Sister/Big Brother).  The Redbank Valley Community Center offers a tutoring program for kids. To learn more about the Redbank Valley Community Center, please visit their website: RVCommunityCenter.org *This volunteer opportunity is presented by Redbank Renaissance, Inc. www.RedbankRen.org If you need assistance or have questions regarding this opportunity,…Find Out More

River Bank Beautification

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Work on river bank beautification for Redbank Valley Creek.  Other related projects include, but are not limited to: Do a DVD promoting the Redbank Creek by kayaking and filming on the water. Work with Creekside property owners to install kayak launches. To learn more about the Redbank Valley Watershed, please visit their website: http://www.orgsites.com/pa/redbankwatershed *This volunteer…Find Out More

Assist the Elderly/Senior Citizen

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Design and implement service projects to assist the elderly or senior citizens.  To learn more about Redbank Renaissance, please visit their website: RedbankRen.org *This volunteer opportunity is presented by Redbank Renaissance, Inc. www.RedbankRen.org If you need assistance or have questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Sandy Mateer at 275-1718 or Gordon Barrows at 275-6714.…Find Out More

Plan/Design Walking Trails

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Plan and design walking trails in community for walking trails leading to and from the Redbank Valley Trail.  To learn more about the Redbank Valley Trails Association, please visit their website: RedbankValleyTrails.org *This volunteer opportunity is presented by Redbank Renaissance, Inc. www.RedbankRen.org If you need assistance or have questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Sandy Mateer…Find Out More

Help Residents Maintain Home

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

One or more students could work with a group of people on “Christmas in April” projects.  (Student would coordinate with churches and Redbank Renaissance to find residents in need of assistance in maintaining their homes.  Then organize a group of people to work one or two weekends on one house to provide improvements, such as…Find Out More

Index Leader-Vindicator Microfiche

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Assist The Leader-Vindicator in indexing old articles from their microfiche readers.  The Leader-Vindicator is the local Newspaper for the Redbank Valley area. To learn more about the Leader-Vindicator, please visit their website: TheCourierExpress.com/the_leader_vindicator *This volunteer opportunity is presented by Redbank Renaissance, Inc. www.RedbankRen.org If you need assistance or have questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Sandy…Find Out More

Historical Research for Community

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Write histories of area buildings or people or events in area history for inclusion in Historical Society website. (Search old newspapers, County Land Records and interview older residents.). Other related projects include but are not limited to: Research and design historical markers for buildings in New Bethlehem. Write a history of a high school class…Find Out More

Index/Computerize Old Obituaries

When: Ongoing Where: Redbank Valley Area, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Help the library index and computerize old obituaries from the microfiche readers and The Leader-Vindicator records. To learn more about the Redbank Valley Public Library please visit: RVLibrary.org or to learn more about the local newspaper aka The Leader-Vindicator, please visit: TheCourierExpress.com/the_leader_vindicator *This volunteer opportunity is presented by Redbank Renaissance, Inc. www.RedbankRen.org If you need assistance or have…Find Out More