Salvation Army - Metropolitan Division

The Salvation Army - La Villita Corps

ESL Classes

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Tutor

Activity Summary:

Sometimes there is a need for help outside of the classroom. Here at LaVillita we are looking to find an inspiring and intelligent Tutor to assist students in a variety of subjects. We hope the tutor can encourage the student to find a passion for learning and share in the success of doing well in school. 

If you enjoy tutoring and working with children, please consider volunteering as part of our volunteer team.

The tutoring session will run from September through May from 3:00 - 5:00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Prior experience or certification in teaching preferred
  • Must have a passion for helping
  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Policies:

Volunteers need to be willing to undergo a background check and initial screening process. Once they have passed, they will need to complete our Safe from Harm online training within 90 days of starting.

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

Pants and shirts must cover the waistband. Shirts with print are not to be offensive. Shoes are to be closed toe. We don’t want any injuries done to the toes. Flip flops, shorts, tank tops, undershirts, or halter tops, sleeveless shirts, crop tops, spaghetti straps and strapless tops are not permitted. Transparent, tight or form fitting clothes are not permitted. Skirt/dresses must not be worn more than two inches above the knee. 

*Parking is available in our Parking Lot*

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.

For additional questions please contact Kerman Moran at Kerman_Moran@usc.salvationarmy.org.

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

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Holiday

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Angel Tree Toy Sorter

Activity Summary:

The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program allows local businesses, groups, organizations, and individuals to buy gifts for children in need throughout Chicago to open on Christmas Day.

We are looking for volunteers who can help us sort toys by age and gender and pack them up to go to local children to open on Christmas day.

Volunteers are needed December 15th-19th.

Qualifications:

  • 16 years or older
  • High energy level and a joyful demeanor
  • Ability to relate to and work with diverse populations
  • Reliable, professional and hard working

 Policies:

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 773-257-0700.

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

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Holiday Food Box Distribution

Activity Summary:

We need your help to sort and package these food items before distribution. With your support, we can provide a holiday meal for a family to create memories with this holiday season.

Volunteers are needed December 15th-19th.

Qualifications:

  • 16 years or older
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 30lbs
  • Reliable, professional and hard working

Policies:

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. You will want to wear comfortable shoes.

*Off Street Parking is available.*      

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please call our office at 773-257-0700.

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

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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.

Volunteer opportunities are available Monday-Saturday!

Qualifications:

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

 Policies:

Volunteers will need to pick up their kettle, sign, bell and apron at 3621 w. 24th St. The office will be open from 9am - 5pm . The entrance is through the parking lot side of the building. Visitors may park in our parking lot. Your contact for this position is Silvia Galan or Carlos Moran and can be reached at 773-257-0700 Silvia_Galan@usc.salvationarmy.org, Carlos _Moran@usc.salvationarmy.org.

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. 

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!

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