The Arc - Susquehanna ValleY

Contact: Ed Coup, 570-286-1008

Project: Driving Arc van to day-trips for AMPES (drop-in) program where needed (Sunbury, Selinsgrove and Milton). Volunteer would pick-up self-advocates that need transportation.
Community Priorities Addressed: Transportation, Acceptance of Diversity, Poverty
Ongoing Project: Yes
Number/Age of Volunteers Needed: 3-5 Volunteers, aged 21 and above who have a valid PA driver’s license.
Days the Work/Event Will Take Place: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, occasional Saturday
Other Comments

  • Weekday commitment would be approximately 2-3 hours
  • Saturday day-trip commitment would be approximately 8 hours
  • Volunteers would have to pass a criminal background check and child abuse clearance. Clearances paid for by The Arc.

PA CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Contact: Jennifer Rempe, 570-988-2200

Project: CASA program has a substantial amount of data to be entered to track our children and their permanency outcomes. The volunteer project would consist of learning the CASA programs data management program, understand the flow of paperwork relative to the data, and assist staff in gathering/tracking information as cases move forward, as well as for the newly appointed Northumberland cases.
Community Priorities Addressed: Diversity, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Poverty, At-Risk Teens
Ongoing Project: Yes
Number/Age of Volunteers Needed: One or two (based on availability) volunteers, aged 21 or older
Weekdays/Weekends: Weekdays
Other Comments
The project requires an individual that is computer literate and can pass all background checks

Lewisburg/Milton Meals on Wheels

Contact: Cindy Walker, (570) 524-2271

Project: Meals on Wheels Milton/Lewisburg is seeks regular and substitute drivers to deliver meals once or twice a month to homebound and/or disabled residents in the Lewisburg/Milton area. Meals on Wheels can't provide gas mileage reimbursement, however, supplemental car insurance can be provided.
Community Priorities Addressed: Poverty
Ongoing Project: Yes
Number/Age of Volunteers Needed: 1-2 volunteers per trip (one to drive, another to deliver), aged 18 and over
Weekdays/Weekends: Weekdays
Other Comments: Criminal background checks are not required; however, it will be a requirement for new and current volunteers to pass the check in the future.