Volunteers like you help make the work of the Salvation Army possible. In every area of service, selfless and dedicated men, women and young people are devoting their time and talents. They provide social services, rehabilitation centers, disaster services, and worship opportunities. In addition there are character building activities and character building groups for all ages.
Why do we want volunteers?
- Volunteers have credibility because they are unsalaried.
- Volunteers show clients that someone outside the paid staff cares for them.
- Volunteers have access to the community.
- Volunteers promote a better understanding of Salvation Army service.
- Volunteers support special events and fundraisers by attending and bringing others.
- Volunteers provide help, enabling staff to expand or maintain service.
- Volunteers supplement essential services with experience, knowledge and skill.
- Volunteers are diverse in terms of age, race, social background, income, education and more.
- Volunteers spark innovation. Historically, volunteers are pioneers in creating new services.
- Volunteers can focus on one task.
- Volunteers become acquainted with and then communicate the spiritual goals of the Army.
- Volunteers can be legislative advocates, fundraisers and public education agents.
- Volunteers can provide direct service to clients.
- Volunteers can offer constructive criticism and give feedback for future planning
If you would like more information or would like to volunteer, please contact Matt Vandenberg at 434-4854 or email [email protected]