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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.

Thank you so much for offering your valuable resource of time, especially during our current crisis. 

Volunteers matter and make a DIFFERENCE in what we do at The Salvation Army of Livingston County.

  • They share the most precious of resources, their time and talents
  • They help make life better for those who are in need 
  • Fruits of their labor make a tangible impact 
  • Their act of kindness and caring is what helps us make the difference in the lives of those we serve 

We cannot do what we do without Volunteers.

Whether you are a long time volunteer or recently joined our team, it's important  to know that  WHAT YOU DO MAKES THIS DIFFERENCE We truly value and appreciates each and every volunteer who gives back by supporting The Salvation Army and our mission

Emergency Disaster Services
The Salvation Army is one of the nation's largest federally recognized Emergency Disaster Services agencies. However all Salvation Army disaster response services are managed locally.  We recognize the critical importance of being prepared for disasters which means maintaining internal infrastructure and disaster training.  Disaster responses varies from place to place depending on the situation.  Our volunteers are trained to assist with food services, emergency shelter, cleanup, emergency communication, as well as spiritual and emotional care.  In  the case of a long-term disaster, volunteers will also learn restoration and rebuilding, disaster social services, and In-kind management. To be part of the Emergency Disaster Team contact Lt.Robert Leach or Lt Stephanie Leach

Office Help

The Salvation Army periodically has a need for individuals to help with administration type tasks: stuffing envelopes, making phone calls, stocking the pantry. If helping around the office is your cup of tea, let us know, we would love to put you on the list!                           Interested volunteers can contact, Darlene Howard for further details.

Panera Pick-Up Volunteer

Volunteer(s) are needed to pick up donations from the Howell Panera located at 3950 E. Grand River, Howell, the Fifth Tuesday (when a fifth Tuesday occurs in the month)   at 9:00 p.m..  Containers are provided. We ask that these donations be dropped off at The Salvation Army 503 Lake St., Howell the following morning (Wednesday) before noon.  Interested volunteers can contact, Darlene Howard for further details.

Christmas 

Christmas/Thanksgiving Assistance Sign Up Events

Each year families seeking assistance for the upcoming holiday season attend an event in which they complete paperwork and wish lists to become enrolled. We need many helping hands to work with these families complete their paperwork and ensure that all of the required information is received. The assistance events will take place over a course of several days at our warehouse location on Grand River Ave in Howell.

Assistance Sign Up Event Dates:

  • October 22nd
  • October 23rd
  • November 16th 
  • November 17th

All days will be open 10:00am-2:00pm and 5:00pm-8:00pm

What volunteers need to know:

  • Volunteers do not have to work all of the days, however are ask to work a minimum of 4 hours on their selected day
  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • ALL Volunteers are also REQUIRED to attend one of the virtual training's.
    • The a training's will include all of the NEW forms, paperwork and application process that are involved with the program as well as how we are conducting the event this year with the COVID-19 guidelines.

Virtual training's will be held September 15th, September 16th and September 17th from 2:00PM-3:00PM. Volunteers only need to attend one of the training's and must register by September 9th. Upon registration, volunteers will receive an email with the zoom information/details. When registering for the training, be sure to include a valid email address to receive the information/details. 

REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL TRAINING HERE

More information and a link to register to volunteer will be available at a later date

Looking for something more or need more information on any volunteer opportunities? Contact Darlene Howard at 517-546-4750 ext 347