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2016 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 1 : 

  • We will begin taking phone calls for volunteer requests for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.
  • Volunteers may begin inquiring about other holiday season opportunities.

September 26 – 29

  • Angel Tree Registration
  • Volunteers assist families registering to participate in Angel Tree Program, making sure they have required information and help complete paperwork.

November 21st

  • Red Kettle Bell Ringers
  • Volunteers needed to ring bells at Mobile and Baldwin County Red Kettle locations.
  • Community, school, civic and church groups are urged to staff a kettle location for a day (or more), and even challenge another group to see who can raise the most donations!
  • Shifts: TBD

Dec 1st – 15th

  • Angel Tree Warehouse
  • Shifts: 9AM-12PM 1PM-4PM

December 16

  • Angel Tree Distribution
  • Volunteers needed as runners, greeters, check-out, toy shoppers, ect.
  • Takes place in a warehouse setting, with most volunteers moving around to pick up and deliver gifts to check-out.
  • Shift: 8:30am-12pm 12:30pm-5:00pm

November 24

  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts.
  • Volunteer reservations for Thanksgiving fill up quickly (generally 50 volunteers needed).

December 25

  • Christmas Dinner
  • Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts.
  • Volunteer reservations for Christmas fill up quickly (generally 50 volunteers needed).

 

 

VOLUNTEERS CONTACT:
Genie McAleer, Public Relations and Volunteer Manager
Genie.McAleer@uss.salvationarmy.org
251.438.1625