2012 Holiday Volunteer Opportunities
The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama is gearing up for another busy holiday season, hoping to make this time of year a little brighter for those in need. But we can’t do it alone – we need an “Army” of Volunteers to make it possible! Please consider helping with one of the following opportunities:
November 17th – December 15th
Angel Tree Desk at Bel-Air Mall
Volunteers sign out adopted Angels and receive the gifts purchased for them.
Weekday shifts: 4pm – 8pm
Weekend shifts: 10am – 1pm, 1pm – 4pm, 4pm – 8pm
Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts.
**THANKSGIVING DINNER IS FULL… Please consider serving a meal any day of the week. Thanksgiving volunteer reservations for 2013 will begin in September.**
November 23– December 24 (9am – 8pm)
Red Kettle Bell Ringers
Volunteers needed to ring bells at kettle locations.
Community, school, civic and church groups are urged to staff a kettle location for a day (or more).
Individual volunteers may break the day into two shifts: 10am – 3pm or 3pm – 8pm
Mobile County Bell Ringers, call Lt. Dennis Hayes: 251.300.4555
Baldwin County Bell Ringers, call Lt. Alan Grimes: 251.438.2727
December 8th (10am – 7pm)
WALMART Fill the Truck Day
Volunteers needed to ring bells, hand out information, accept donations, count and sort donations.
6 to 8 volunteers needed at 11 WALMART locations.
Ideal for school clubs, community, civic or church groups.
December 9th – 18th (10am – 4pm)
Angel Tree Warehouse
Volunteers needed to check-in, sort and organize donations; fill gift requests for those whose gifts were not returned.
Requires a good deal of walking, bending and some lifting
Typical shifts: 10am – 1pm, 1pm – 4pm
December 19th (Time TBA)
Angel Tree Distribution
Volunteers needed as runners, greeters, check-out, toy shoppers, etc.
Takes place in a warehouse setting, with most volunteers moving around to pick up and deliver gifts to check-out.
December 25th (10:30am – 2:30pm)
Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts
** CHRISTMAS DINNER IS FULL… Please consider one of our other holiday volunteer opportunities! Christmas dinner volunteer reservations for 2013 will begin in September.**
Katie Emer, Volunteer Coordinator
OR SIGN UP THROUGH HandsOn South Alabama!