The Salvation Army - Metropolitan Division

The Salvation Army - Blue Island

Food Pantry

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Food Pantry Assistance

Monday through Friday, with the exception of Tuesday. From 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., social service clients come to our facility for food pantry services. The assistant monitors and logs what items are selected by the client, and then helps to bag their groceries.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Food Pantry Restocker

Activity Summary:

Every other Tuesday, the Chicago Food Depository comes to our facility with a large delivery of groceries. The food is on pallets which need to be brought into the facility, opened and then stocked onto our food pantry shelves.


  • 16 years or older
  • Able to lift 30lbs
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations


Alcohol, drugs and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army Facilities or volunteer site.

Clothing must be respectful as you will be representing The Salvation Army.

*Off Street Parking is available.*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please call our office at 708-332-0100.

Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!


10/13/2015 11/10/2015 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  


Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Maintenance of building

Under the supervision of our head maintenance man, general maintenance of the building. Including but not limited to mopping of floors; dusting of furniture, tables; vaccuming; washing windows; restroom cleaning; rearranging of furniture; etc.


Those in this position may also be assigned to run errands, picking up supplies, or food pantry donations. Volunteers driving as part of their volunteer duties will need to undergo and pass a background check and MVR application.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Miscellaneous Clerical Help

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
General Clerical
Helping around the office with basic clerical duties including but not limited to applying postage to mailings; shredding of papers; filing; relief reception; possible phone answering.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

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