Ways to Volunteer:
There are so many ways you can volunteer with The Salvation Army. Some of the most common ways are listed below. Check with your local Salvation Army for specific details on volunteer opportunities in your area. Click here to find The Salvation Army nearest you.
Assistance is provided during fires, hurricanes, floods, and other devastating events. Volunteers help provide more than just a warm meal and beverage. They help provide the emotional support needed in times of disaster. Click here to learn about becoming a Disaster Relief Volunteer.
Character building youth programs include music and arts school, as well as after school sporting and tutoring opportunities.
Be an Angel:
Individuals, families, and groups select a child (ages 1-13) or senior (age 55 and older) for whom they provide a special Christmas.
Parents shop for gifts–at no cost–for their children (ages 1-13) in the Toy Shop. Volunteers are needed for distribution.
Volunteers fill stockings with gifts for girls and boys and for senior citizens.
Volunteers serve meals at the Army Shelter or deliver meals to shut-ins on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Holiday Food Boxes:
Volunteers fill boxes with selected non-perishables.
The money raised during the Kettle Campaign helps pay for all the Christmas programs listed here as well as other needs through the year. Contact your local Salvation Army location to sign up to ring a bell. Bell ringers are always needed, or consider creating an Online Red Kettle and share your kettle’s link and #RedKettleReason on social media to encourage your friends and family to join you in giving!