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Christmas Volunteering

As the Christmas season is our busiest time of year, we are in need of many volunteers for different activities here at The Salvation Army New Orleans Area Command.  Here are a few ways that you can get involved:

If you are interested in adopting someone in need from The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree or Silver Bell / Mr. Bingle Program, please call (504) 899-4569.

Emergency Disaster Services Volunteer

The Salvation Army New Orleans Area Command is looking for Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) volunteers to help serve those in the most need when a disaster strikes.  By signing up today, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running when others in our community need us most.  Duties include preparing and serving meals on the Disaster Canteen.

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or over, complete a volunteer application and pass a background check.  The Salvation Army will provide training in regards to using and operating the Disaster Canteen.  Volunteers will be on call during local emergencies.


  • 18 years of age or above
  • Background check
  • Training / Orientation
  • Minimum of 6 months time commitment (on call)
  • Able to remain calm under stress

For more information or to apply, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (504) 899-4569.

If you are looking to make a difference in your community, volunteering is a great choice! The Salvation Army New Orleans Area Command is in need of long-term volunteers to help with different activities throughout the year.  By signing up to be a Salvation Army volunteer today, your application will already be processed and you’ll be ready to go when an opportunity arises!  As a long-term volunteer, you will be notified of upcoming activities, and if you are available, we would be more than happy to have you help!

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer your time, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (504) 899-4569 or submit the form below.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Volunteer Application Form

Other ways to help:

These are just some of the ways that you can help.  If you have any suggestions, questions, or would like to get involved, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (504) 373-5563 – we would love to hear from you!