2013 Holiday Volunteer Opportunities
The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama is gearing up for another busy holiday season, hoping to make that 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:
September 16th – 20th
Angel Tree Registration
Volunteers assist families registering to participate in Angel Tree Program, making sure they have required information and help fill out paperwork.
November 16th – December 14th
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
November 14– December 24 (10am – 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
Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts.
**Thanksgiving 2013 is full! Volunteer reservations for 2014 will begin in September.**
TBA in December (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 select WALMART locations.
Ideal for school clubs, community, civic or church groups.
December 2 – December 17th (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 18th (8am – 5pm)
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! Volunteer reservations for 2014 will begin in September.**
Faith Williams, Holiday Volunteer Coordinator