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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


We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the holiday season. 

Bell Ring:
The Red Kettle campaign kicks off November 12 and runs through Christmas Eve. Your time is priceless...donate it to Bell Ring and spread the joy of the holiday season and raise critical funds for our local programs - click here to register.

Set up a Personal Virtual Red Kettle: If you are unable to Bell Ring in person you can also set up a virtual Red Kettle and fundraise virtually - click here for more information.   

Thanksgiving Community Meal: We have opportunities on November 23 & 24 for preparation and serving of the Thanksgiving Community Meal. The Thanksgiving Community Meal will be served To-Go from food trucks on Wednesday, November 24 from 11 am - 2 pm.

Toys Shop and Holiday Assistance Set up and Distribution: Love to play with toys! We have a variety of opportunities and times to assist with the set-up, organization, packing of gifts and holiday food baskets, and distribution to families from December 3 - December 16.

Christmas Community Meal: We have opportunities on December 21 & 22 for preparation and serving of the Christmas Community Meal. The Christmas  Community Meal will be served To-Go from food trucks on Wednesday, December 22 from 11 am - 2 pm.

Receptionist and Office Assistant: Greet donors and service recipients in person and via the phone. Assist with accepting donations and providing support to team members. Opportunities Monday- Friday, 9 am - 4 pm


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. 

Thrift Store Volunteer: Mondays - Saturday between 9 AM - 5 PM. Assist in sorting donations, stocking thrift-store, cleaning etc. 

To register to volunteer contact Mary Vollink at 231.946.4644 ext 303 or email: mary.vollink@usc.salvationarmy.org

For more information on Other Ways to Help contact Ruth Blick at 231.946.4644 ext 308 or email: ruth.blick@usc.salvationarmy.org. 

Click here to make a secure online donation. 

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: mary.vollink@usc.salvationarmy.org  Phone: (231) 946-4644.