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Partners in Doing the Most Good

The Salvation Army has changed lives and given hope to countless people. But it never does it alone.

Volunteers are the Heart of our Team.

The service and commitment of our volunteers enable The Salvation Army to:

Provide food to families facing a shortage
Reach out to the elderly and those facing hardship in our communities 
Be a place of love and support for children
Make the holidays a time of joy for those in need
Give hope to those facing disaster

Volunteer Opportunities

Join our Advisory Board: Our advisory board members are local civic, philanthropic business community leaders who are passionate about giving back to their community. They engage, empower and evaluate local programs and services. Advisory board members help us achieve our mission, purpose and objectives through their contribution of work, wealth and wisdom. Click here for more information. 

Community Meals program: The lunch time community meal program runs Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Select a day that works for you and help provide a meal, friendship and fellowship. Food prep 9 AM - noon or dishwasher/cleanup 11 AM - 2 PM. Select days and times that best fit your schedule. 

Community Food Shelf: Assist with unloading and preparing Food Rescue delivery of fresh perishable foods for distribution. Deliveries are generally Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10 AM  - 1 PM. Select days and times that best fit your schedule. 

Receptionist: Our receptionist is the face and voice of The Salvation Army to the individuals and families who turn to us for assistance as well as those who generously support our mission. Main responsibilities include greeting and assisting clients and donors over the phone and in person. Utmost confidentiality is imperative. Hours available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 AM-12:30 PM and/or 12:30 PM-4 PM. Select days and times that best fit your schedule. 

Thrift Store Volunteer: Mondays - Saturday between 9 AM - 6 PM. Assist in sorting donations, stocking thrift store, cleaning etc. 


 

Even the smallest tasks, like helping with office work or ringing bells at Christmas, support our mission and, in the end, help change lives in our community for the better. We couldn't do it without you!  Thank you for helping us make our community a place of hope.

Find Your Place to Serve

Click the link below for a list of current volunteer needs and to apply online. 
Questions? Contact us Mary Vollink the Corps!  Email: wmitraversecity@usc.salvationarmy.org  Phone: (231) 946-4644.

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