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Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Easterseals. We offer many volunteer opportunities for people wanting to make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and special needs. We welcome individual volunteers and groups from 2 to 20 for various projects. We can probably find a job that is important to us and would be fulfilling to you. Please review some of the opportunities below. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us. A representative from Easterseals will be in contact to discuss your interest and current volunteer opportunities.

SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS – (Individuals and Groups)
Easterseals has numerous camp volunteer opportunities. Our six week summer camps in Berks and Lehigh Valley serves over 200 children and young adults each year. In addition, Easterseals Camp Growing Green, our residential camp located in the Pocono Mountains, serves an additional 125 campers. Campers enjoy a variety of activities throughout the day from sports to arts & crafts and everything in between. Volunteers assist the counselors in facilitating activities and working with campers. In addition, we have opportunities for individuals or groups with special talents who would like to to come to camp and put on a special presentation or performance.

SKILLED TRADES
With a camp and a medical clinic in Reading, we can always use the help of skilled contractors, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, painters, tillers, pavers, earthmovers, and other skilled and semi-skilled experts. We also have the regular need for help with other important jobs like grounds clean-up and maintenance.

PROFESSIONAL
We offer opportunities for volunteers experienced in public relations, marketing, advertising, accounting, finance, banking and other related areas to serve on important committees that help advance Easterseals. We can always use capable individuals to help the office staff and managers. Naturally, our fundraising committees can use help in many areas, from potential donor identification to letter writing. Not to mention the need for excellent and dedicated board members.

SPECIAL EVENTS
Easterseals has a need for volunteers to work at fundraising functions, stewardship events or other large gatherings. Throughout the year, we need volunteers to help staff information tables we set up at various community events.

EASTERSEALS AMBASSADORS
From time to time opportunities present for Easterseals to send a representative to a company, camp fair, health fair or other gathering where volunteers are needed to hand out information about Easter Seals and their programs and services. As a community volunteer, you can share the story of Easterseals with your neighbors, friends, local clubs or organizations. With volunteer help, we can reach a broader audience about the exceptional work being done at Easter Seals.

CORPORATE/ORGANIZATION/COMMUNITY DAYS OF GIVING
There are opportunities for larger groups to support Easterseals through a day of giving. There are always projects like grounds clean-up, painting, plantings and other projects that not only help Easterseals, but serves as an opportunity to strengthen our community relationships. Arrangements can also be made for volunteer groups to spend a day at one of our summer camps – working side by side with our campers.

HOST AND/OR CREATE A FUNDRAISING EVENT
Corporate/Organization/Individual Fundraising Campaigns – all are welcome and a fabulous way to support Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania. Did you know you could use Easterseals web site to conduct your own fundraising campaign? Visit the Champion Page to learn more and get started. Below are a few other ways you can help Easterseals with a third-party event.

The list is endless. Contact Easterseals at info@esep.org or by phone at 610 289-0114 X225 to find out more.

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