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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)


2020/2021 Youth Council - School Year Dates

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

  • Elections -  see Google Classrom for details 

February 22nd - Scholarship Application Closes

February 27th - Weekend Volunteer Opportunity - will be discussed 2/18/21

March 8th - Scholarship Winners Notified

March 18th, 4pm - Council Meeting via Zoom - CPR Session

March 20th - Weekend Volunteer Opportunity

April 15th, 4pm - Council Meeting via Zoom - GLVADA Session

April 16th -18th - Global Youth Service Day Volunteer Opportunities

April 22nd - Earth Day

May 20th, 4pm - Council Meeting via Zoom or Hybrid if allowed 

May 20th - Volunteer Challenge (TBD)

June 17th - 4pm Zoom or in person if allowed  

July - YLEAD


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 - link will be emailed to council

November 21st   Family Volunteer Day - Weekend Volunteer Opportunity 

Holiday Hope Chests  

December 17th, 4pm-  Holiday Celebration

January 4th - Scholarship Application Opens - see your email for info

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

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


Application to join the Youth Council is a Google Form click here to apply 







Check us out on Instagram at youthvolunteercouncil

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25 W 3rd Street
Bethlehem, PA  18015

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