Salvation Army - Metropolitan Division

The Salvation Army - Blue Island

Food Pantry Distributor

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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  

Kettle Campaign

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Volunteer Bell Ringer

Activity Summary:

Greet holiday shoppers and help spread the joyful Christmas spirit. 

We are looking for individuals to generously donate their time by ringing bells next the famous red kettles. As a Bell Ringer, you will be a part of the tradition that represents hope and joy to many throughout your community. Whether you're with a friend, family, co-workers or classmates, all are welcome at any of our hundreds of kettle locations. The funds collected help provide food, clothing and emergency assistance to our neighbors all year round.

Volunteers are need Monday-Saturday!


  • 18 years or older (younger volunteers are permitted with supervision)
  • Passion for helping our community
  • Must be polite, cheerful and reliable.


We welcome you to sign up for as many shifts and locations as you would like, but we ask that you please uphold your commitment

Alcohol, drugs and smoking are not permitted during volunteer hours.

Clothing must be respectful as you will be representing The Salvation Army. Pants and shirts must cover the waistband. Tank tops, undershirts, halter tops, crop tops, spaghetti straps and strapless tops are not permitted. Shirts with print are not to be offensive. Transparent, tight or form fitting clothes are not permitted. Skirt/dresses must not be worn more than two inches above the knee. 

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please complete the online application by clicking the “Sign Up” button.

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

For Additional questions please call 708-332-0100

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  


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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.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Miscellaneous Clerical Help

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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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