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Volunteer To Help Others

Actively partner with The Salvation Army Waukesha County .. help others by volunteering!

Our paid staff is VERY small, so we need and utilize volunteers every single day and in many areas of our work.

Indeed, not a single one of our programs or services is possible without the daily work accomplished by our loyal, hardworking volunteer! You are needed!

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Where can you volunteer? A million places!


  • Ring Our Bells: Sign up for a Red Kettle shift or adopt-a-kettle location. Serve as a daily driver. Do evening Red Kettle pick-ups.
  • Be a Driver: Serve daily shifts running delivering/picking up Red Kettles and ringers.
  • Good with Numbers?: Help research projects, grants and organizations.

Feeding People

  • Chop Vegetables: Chop vegetables in the kitchen for our meal program.
  • Serve Meals: Help serve and clean-up from nutritious, hot meals on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings
  • Make Sandwiches: Help make sandwiches and pack sack lunches to serve hungry kids in the park and on field trips.
  • Food Pantry Workers: Sort and shelve incoming donations; assist grocery shoppers.

Marketing Communications Media

  • Social Media: Help post photos to Facebook, Twitter and other communications channels
  • Website: Help keep our website u-to-date, active and interesting! We'll train you!
  • Clip Newspapers: Clip newspapers and learn how to calculate their public relations value.
  • Update Databases: Help update and expand our media and countywide contact lists.
  • Help us Write: For this very Website, for Facebook, for Twitter, for other social media, for brochures and flyers.
  • Be a Historian: Help sort and research historic files and photos.

Office Support

  • Sort and File:  Help sort and file documents
  • Preparation:  Help prepare materials for meetings
  • Research: Help run down questions and details, and type them up for reference.

Special Events/Community Outreach Support

  • Poster Posse:  Sign-up for your immediate neighborhood -- We need poster putter-uppers organized in every community of Waukesha County
  • Sign Crew:  Constantly scope out good locations for yard signs and banners to promote events; serve on put up and take down crews
  • Special Event Planning Ctte:  Work year-round scheduling and planning our concerts, 5K runs, golf outings, "stuff the bus" events, food drives, volunteer award events, annual meetings, fundraisers, community meetings and more. 
  • Special Events Make it Happen Team:  Work AT OUR Special Events -- Transport, signage, set-up, traffic control, clean-up, take tickets, take photos, shoot video, run AV, be a greeter/welcomer, etc.

Youth Ministry

  • Get screened and trained to mentor young people, teach music
  • Be part of our Character Building program
  • Help recruit, train or serve as a Summer Day Camp Counselor.

And, much more . . .