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 – October 3rd
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 28– 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).

November 27th  
Thanksgiving Dinner 

Volunteers will fill plates, wait tables, clear tables, greet guests, serve beverages and desserts.
**Volunteer reservations for Thanksgiving 2014 will begin on September 2.**

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.

TBA in December (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 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