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The Mission of Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley's Youth Volunteer Council is to be the premiere resource that coordinates and connects a diverse culture of youth to community service within the Greater Lehigh Valley.  


The Youth Council meets regularly, and offers regular volunteer opportunities on the weekends and after school year round.  

Open to students in the Greater Lehigh Valley entering grades 9-12.  

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Current Youth Council Officers

     President - Chris Venturini  (third from left)

     Vice President - Johanna Lettera (third from right)

     Treasurer - Liam Gibson (not pictured)

     Secretary - CJ Ponnala (second from right)

     Community Outreach Committee - Megan Hughes (far right)

     School Outreach Committee - Jessica O'Neill (far left)

     Marketing Committee - Megan Hughes (far right)


Congratulation to our new Youth Council Officers for 2021-2022!!  (Picture coming soon)

     President - Maelle Pierre

     Vice President - Alina Palma

     Treasurer - Briana Prieto

     Secretary - Julia Vertrees

     Community Outreach Committee - Quinn Colognato

     School Outreach Committee - Kaitlyn Lawton

     Marketing Committee - Andrew Mory

2020/2021 Youth Council - School Year Dates

April 10th - Kellyn Foundation Gardens - Location sent to participants

April 15th, 4pm - Council Meeting via Zoom 

April 16th -18th - Global Youth Service Day Volunteer Opportunities with Kellyn Foundation

April 17th - Kellyn Foundation Gardens - Location sent

April 22nd - Earth Day

April 24th - Kellyn Foundation Gardens - Location TBD


Congratulations to Scholarship Winners Megan Hughes, Chris Venturini, and Liam Gibson!

June 17th - Day of Service  

July - No meeting.  Optional  YLEAD participation.


2020-2021 Past Meetings

September 11th - 9/11 Day of Service

September 17th, 4pm - 1st Council Meeting for the new school year - TBD

September 26th - Weekend Volunteer Opportunity - Apple Days, Tree Planting, or Senior PenPals

October 15th, 4pm - Zoom 

October 17th - Volunteer Opportunites

October 24th - Make a Difference Day 

How you can help communities respond and recover

November 19th, 4pm - Zoom 

November 21st   Family Volunteer Day - Weekend Volunteer Opportunity 

Holiday Hope Chests  

December 17th, 4pm-  Holiday Celebration

January 18th -22nd Martin Luther King Jr. - Virtual Week of Service. 

January 21st, 4pm - Zoom - Talen Energy Presentation

February 18th, 4pm  - Council Meeting via Zoom - Job Corp Session

March 18th, 4pm - Council Meeting via Zoom - EMT Discussion and Kellyn Fdn Discussion

March 20th - Weekend Volunteer Opportunity








Check us out on Instagram at youthvolunteercouncil

Thank you to our sponsors  Emerging Youth Leader:    

Contact Us

25 W 3rd Street
Bethlehem, PA  18015

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