As a caring member of the community, you have many wonderful talents and characteristics.  Volunteering in the Wyoming Valley will provide you with the unique opportunity to help others while learning more about the world you live in.

Consider your talents and how you can use them to create a rewarding experience for both the community and yourself.

Spring Semester Volunteer Opportunities

 Starting February 5th, help low-income to moderate income families and senior citizens file their taxes with the Luzerne County Free File Coalition. There are numerous volunteer positions available. This opportunity is located at CEO main office, 165 Amber Lane Wilkes Barre, PA 18702. Please call Colleen Garrison at 570-826-0510 ext. 220.

Alzheimer’s Association is always looking for volunteers. Please contact Gail Aideuis at 570-822-9915 ext: 4023. Located at 57 N. Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

McGlynn Learning Center is looking for volunteers to help students with their homework after school. McGlynn Learning Center. Call 570-824-8891, or email mcglynn.center@gmail.com. McGlynn Learning Center is located at 72 Midland Ct. (Boulevard Townhomes) Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Luzerne County Head Start CEO Produce Market. The last Tuesday of every month Head Start is seeking three volunteers to help with their food packaging & distribution for families. The following dates are February 27th, March 27th, & April 24th. Volunteers should arrive by 10:30. The packaging & distribution takes about an hour to an hour and half. If you are interested in this opportunity & need transportation Shoval Center can arrange that for you. For more information please contact Briana Button at brianabutton@kings.edu

MOPS is a support group for mothers of preschoolers. MOPS is looking for volunteers to assist with the children, infants to preschool while they are in their meeting. MOPS meets on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 9:30am-11:30am. They meet at the Restored Church on Northampton Street. As volunteers you will be holding, playing, and keeping up with the crawling infants, or helping with activities such as story time, free play, coloring, and snack with the toddler/preschoolers. If you are interested you can contact myself Briana Button at brianabutton@kings.edu or Sarah Block at saraheblock@gmail.com or by phone 570-704-8177. 

Osterhaut Library is looking for volunteers to help with their circulation desk! If interested contact Sarah Wiggins at swiggins@luzernelibraries.org The library is located at 71 S. Franklin Street. 

Victim's Resource Center is looking for volunteers to help with their planning of Victim's Right's Week Rally being held April 11th. Planning meetings begin February 7th at 3pm. For more information contact Tammi Burke at tburke@vrcnepa.org

Stop by the Shoval Center (171 N. Franklin); email Briana Button (brianabutton@kings.edu), or view the Volunteer Opportunities Brochure below for a list of community organizations and their contact information to get started!