2014 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 22nd – 27th
October 20th – 21st
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 28th – 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 Mobile & 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!
(No Sundays)

November 27th  
Thanksgiving Dinner 

Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts.
**Volunteer reservations for Thanksgiving 2014 are full! Reservations for 2015 will start in September. **

December 1st – 16th (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 (No Sundays)

December 17th (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)
Christmas Dinner 
Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts
**Volunteer reservations for Christmas 2014 will begin on September  2.**

Kelly Hendricks, Volunteer Coordinator