OPERATION EMERALD: Protect our Doctors, Nurses, Police, EMS and Fire Fighters! Donating to Operation Emerald allows us to distribute much-needed personal protective equipment to our front line. Click the Donate button below, choose Operation Emerald as the fund and contribute what you can via online donations. Checks are accepted and can be mailed to The Emerald Foundation 2120 Oregon PikeLancaster, PA 17601.

OPERATION EMERALD

Protect our Doctors, Nurses, Police, EMS and Fire Fighters! Donating to Operation Emerald allows us to distribute much-needed personal protective equipment to our front line. Click the Donate button below, choose Operation Emerald as the fund and contribute what you can via online donations. Checks are accepted and can be mailed to The Emerald Foundation 2120 Oregon PikeLancaster, PA 17601.

Apply To Be A Volunteer

Volunteer Form

  • Please check the days of the week you are interested in volunteering.
  • Please check if you are interested. A description of the skills needed can be found at the bottom of this page.

Skills Needed For Each Volunteer Opportunity

Receptionist

  • Skills Greeting and directing people who come into the building; answering questions, filing, some computer knowledge
  • Fundraising event assistants
  • Helping to coordinate and run fundraising events

Gardening & Grounds work

  • Flowerbeds, general gardening
  • Seasonal Décor
  • Lobby & Ballroom Décor Seasonally

Food Pantry Organization

  • Stock & Re-Organize Food Pantry

Solicitation of in-kind donations for the building

  • Personable, good speaker

Grant writing

  • Good writer; experience writing grants

Web development

  • Web development; project coordination

Exploration of CRM systems

  • Strategic, analytical skills

Graphic design work for events and programming

  • Graphic art expertise

Video development

  • Writing
  • Storytelling
  • Videography

After School Meal Volunteer

  • Meal heating and serving
  • Clean up
  • Detail-oriented

After School Kids Volunteer

  • Enjoys working with children between 2nd – 4th grade

Building cleaning and maintenance

  • Detail-oriented

Shoveling sidewalks and walkways

  • N/A

Painting of walls in hallway and rooms

  • Painting experience; detail-oriented
    Cleaning chairs

Handyman tasks for the building

  • N/A

Other Ways To Support

Support of the Emerald Foundation comes in multiple forms!