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Opportunity Details

Ambassadors Committee Member

There is an urgent need for foster families in the greater Lehigh Valley.  Our agency is turning away hundreds of children and teens who need foster care because there just aren't enough foster homes available.  These vulnerable children need safe, caring homes where they can begin to heal from trauma and have the kind of childhood all children deserve. 

You can help by becoming a member of our Ambassadors Committee.  The Ambassadors Committee spearheads and helps to facilitate outreach and recruitment ideas/ opportunities to raise awareness of the need for foster families and is integral in finding homes for foster children.  Details are below and folks of all different backgrounds, walks of life, and skills are needed.  The more diverse the Ambassadors Committee is, the more creative and far-reaching our ideas will be!  The details of the Committee's roles and expectations are below. The Salvation Army Children's Services does not discriminate and welcomes participation from all without unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic.

Thank you!



Committee Purpose

  • To raise awareness of the need for foster and adoptive families
  • To help recruit foster and adoptive families
  • To educate others and dispel myths surrounding foster care and adoption

Committee Expectations

  • One meeting per month, typically over Zoom unless in-person is preferred
  • Each member can participate according to their own preferences, gifts, available time, etc.
  • Members will learn basic information/facts about foster care and adoption and The Salvation Army Children’s Services

Participation Opportunities

  • Following & sharing social media, encouraging others to follow and share
  • Representing the agency at tables at community events
  • Identifying community events to participate in
  • Promoting agency events on social media
  • Making posts for social media
  • Identifying groups (community groups, church groups, lunch & learns, etc.) where agency can present information
  • Sharing flyers throughout the community
  • Volunteering at agency events
  • Developing new ways to promote fostering and adoption
  • And more!
Children & Youth
Children and Youth

Age Minimum (with Adult): 17+, Minimum Age:18+

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Volunteers needed through 5/31/2025 | More than 100 spots remaining
Allentown, PA, 18104
Emily Anthony

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