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Help The Salvation Army create change and provide hope all year round.

It’s the kindhearted volunteers like you who help fulfill our promise to do the most good. Whether you have a specific talent to offer or simply an hour of your time, The Salvation Army is the place to turn your passion into action. Please call 507-288-3663 with any questions about our volunteer opportunities. Or complete a volunteer application and background check online.

*Please note that all Good Samaritan Medical Clinic volunteers must be licensed in the state of Minnesota. 

 

Social Services

Food Shelf Volunteer

The Salvation Army's Food Shelf is open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am-4pm, and volunteers make it possible to keep this resource available to the downtown area. Volunteers are needed from 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Food Shelf Stockers are also needed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

When: Tuesdays and Fridays- between 10am and 4pm

Where: The Salvation Army Social Services Center, 115 First Avenue NE, Rochester, MN 55906

Social Services Front Desk Volunteer

These volunteers are critical to the success of our social services building. Volunteers assist clients with basic questions, help our front desk staff with laundry and donation collection, and help to transfer phone calls to our social services staff. Volunteer shifts are flexible.

-When: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Volunteers are most needed between 8am and 1pm

Where: The Salvation Army Social Services Center, 115 First Avenue NE, Rochester, MN 55906

Resource Room Volunteer

The resource room is located in our social services center, and provides all manner of basic needs items (clothing, winter outerwear, shoes, boots, new underwear, new socks, hygiene products, etc.) for our unsheltered homeless population. Donations come in regularly for this room, and we need volunteers to help us keep the room stocked, sorted, and organized. Volunteer hours are flexible.

-When: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Volunteers are most needed between 8am and 1pm

Where: The Salvation Army Social Services Center, 115 First Avenue NE, Rochester, MN 55906

 

Dental Clinic

Dentists Needed

The Good Samaritan Dental Clinic provides emergency dental care for uninsured and under-insured people needing tooth extractions and treatment for tooth pain. We are seeking dentists able to volunteer on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings once a quarter to ensure that we are able to relieve our patients of pain as quickly as possible. We are currently seeing a large number of patients, and without additional dentists, these patients are waiting up to three weeks to be treated for dental pain. Your help makes a massive impact. 

When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings                                                                                                

Where: The Good Samaritan Dental Clinic, 120 N. Broadway Avenue, Rochester, MN 55906

 

Red Wing Thrift Store

Donation Takers and Floor Stockers

The Salvation Army Store in Red Wing, MN, is looking for volunteers to assist with accepting and sorting donated items, and keeping the sales floor clean and organized. The store is open from 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday.

When: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5p.m.

Where: 509 Plum St. Red Wing, MN 55066