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Volunteers from all walks of life strongly support The Salvation Army in almost all of its activities. They devote their time and talents year-round to activities such as tutoring and mentoring youth, coaching sports activities, serving meals to the homeless, visiting and comforting the elderly and sick and with special fundraising activities.

As a volunteer for The Salvation Army, you have the opportunity to work with the local expression of a worldwide movement that seeks the spiritual redemption and social rehabilitation of those it serves. The Salvation Army believes in meeting the need where the need is. As a result of this belief, volunteer opportunities are located where the human needs and problems arise - in local communities and neighborhoods. The Salvation Army offers a variety of established volunteer programs and is always looking to find others whom we can help serve their fellow man.

In addition to these established programs, The Salvation Army works with volunteers from diverse backgrounds and interest to provide them with opportunities that are best suited to match their skills and service aim.

Advisory Board

A major factor in the development and growth of The Salvation Army services has been the support given by community leaders. This "army behind the Army" interprets community needs, explains programs to the community and provides support to the Army's efforts to render effective service. These friends give valued advice and cooperation through their membership. The Advisory Board is charged with the responsibility of advising the local Salvation Army in all their activities in a particular community. The Advisory Board also renders valuable services in relations with united appeals and other agencies in the community.


At no other time of the year are volunteers needed more than during the Christmas Holiday. Committed and dedicated helpers are needed to provide services in a vast array of areas.

Disaster Services

Volunteers are a integral part of The Salvation Army's Disaster Services Program. Volunteers provide hands-on service to communities and individuals during times of disaster or catastrophe. This service may include preparing and serving food and beverages to victims and workers from mobile feeding units (canteens), collecting, sorting and distributing clothing and supplies to victims, assisting with emergency shelters, or helping with clean-up and rebuilding efforts.

Food Drive

 Donations of canned & non-perishable food items are needed to help Salvation Army throughout the year.  There is a growing need to provide well-balanced meals to hungry families in our area. Volunteers from local community groups, schools, church groups and corporations are needed to organize canned food drives.

 Youth Programs

As a volunteer with Salvation Army youth programs you have the unique opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child. Salvation Army Programs and Clubs abound with opportunities for you to change the life of child. Whether it be by leading or assisting with Salvation Army programs such as Girl Guards, Sunbeams, and Adventure Corps or as a volunteer for your local Salvation Army club as a tutor, coach, teacher or recreation assistant, you will find no reward greater than the look of appreciation that can be found in the eyes of a child whom you have taken the time to help.

League of Mercy

The League of Mercy Program is an expression of love in the best traditions of The Salvation Army's service and it truly reflects the ideal of giving hearts to God and hands to man. Men, women and young people spend time making personal visits and conducting services to cheer lonely and sick people across the nation. Whether it be patients in hospitals (including Veterans Administration Medical Centers), nursing homes and institutions, or others unable to care for themselves (shut-ins, disabled, blind), the League of Mercy volunteer provides warm, personal attention and often times the patients only link to the outside world.

During the Christmas Season, volunteers of the League of Mercy program deliver thousands of gifts to those who must spend their holidays confined to bed or far away from loved ones.



All Salvation Army Programs and Services are based on community needs and therefore may vary from location to location. For more information about how you can make difference by volunteering with The Salvation Army call us.




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