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

Latest Volunteer News

Public sign-ups for 2018 bell ringing NOW OPEN!

You can now sign-up to ring bells with us in 2018! Just two hours of your time can greatly impact the life of someone in need in our community! Click on the 'Sign Up Online' link under the contact information portion of this page to get your shift scheduled! We start ringing on Saturday, November 10th and will ring until Monday, December 24th! 

Outside of bell ringing, our current our biggest volunteer need is weekend help for the Meal Program, and Thrift Store

Year Round Opportunities

Meal Program
Work in the kitchen! Help prepare and serve food, as well as clean up afterward. This is a one-hour commitment.

Food Pantry
Register clients, help hand out food baskets, and/or pack groceries.

Thrift Store
Help receive donations, sort and tag items, and hang clothes. Some volunteers may work in the front of the store organizing shelves.

Drivers/Loaders
Help pick up, load, and unload trucks of food from donors and local food drives. Duties may also include sorting and boxing food for storage.

Office Volunteers
Help answer phone calls, file documents, prepare mailings, stuff envelopes, and prepare brochures and fliers for events.

Disaster Services
Join our on call team that responds to fires, floods, and other disasters. The team serves meals and provides comfort to first responders and those affected by disaster. Initial training is required.

Seasonal Opportunities

Red Kettle Campaign *November through December*
Ring bells at the familiar Red Kettles!  This is our largest fundraiser annually and we depend on these funds to do all that we do throughout the year.

Christmas Registration *November*
Volunteers help families register for Coats for Kids, Angel Giving Tree, and Christmas Food Basket programs.

Angel Giving Tree *November* 
Volunteers help uis make tags for the tree at Valley View Mall, check in gifts as they are brought to us and coordinate the distribution of the gift packages.

Christmas Food Basket Distribution *December*
Help us give out food packages to families in time for their Christmas dinner.

Christmas Boutique *October through December*
Help out in the store that's all things Christmas! Stock shelves, work the register, or sort through incoming donations.

Contact Information

Alex Riley, Volunteer Coordinator

Please call (608) 782-6126 for inquiries on all volunteer opportunities or Sign Up Online.

Volunteers who work closely with clients and who drive company vehicles will need to pass a background check.