Salvation Army - Metropolitan Division

The Salvation Army - Midway

Administration Support

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Front Office Assistant

Activity Summary:

Help us create a welcoming environment at our Corps. We are looking for a friendly and professional individual to perform office tasks that allows us to facilitate our corps programs.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include answering our multi-phone line system, assisting those that enter our facility, screening potential social service applicants, helping interested volunteers with applications and other office duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Reliable, professional and hard working
  • Pass initial screening process

Policies:

Volunteers need to be willing to undergo a background check and initial screening process.

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.

 *Off street parking is available**

Interested volunteers should complete the volunteer application by clicking the “Sign Up” tab.

For additional questions please contact (INSERT NAME AND CONTACT)

7/31/2014 1/1/2015 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Character Building Programs

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Adventure Corps Assistant Leader

The Salvation Army Adventure Corps is a program for boys ages six through fourteen. Adventure Corps participants are encouraged to get out, explore the world around them and discover ways of serving God and others. By participating in a variety of activities including hiking, fishing, investigating museums, visiting nursing homes, memorizing Bible verses and camping, young men learn to overcome physical, mental and social challenges to grow into responsible adults.

The Adventure Corps Assistant Leader is to assist the leader in any way needed in the preparation of the weekly meeting or in any other way necessary. In the absence of the Adventure Corps Leader the Assistant will take the responsibilities of the Adventure Corps Leader as described below.

The Adventure Corps Leader is responsible to lead participants in their weekly program consisting of recreation, badge achievements, and spiritual aims. The Adventure Corps Leader is responsible for the recording all attendance and reports and for the general leadership of the program.

 

he underlying desire and purpose of the Adventure Corps Leader is to help young men develop into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ as well as functional and productive members of The Salvation Army and society.

 

The commitment for this position is 1 year, which is renewable.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Adventure Corps Leader

The Salvation Army Adventure Corps is a program for boys ages six through fourteen. Adventure Corps participants are encouraged to get out, explore the world around them and discover ways of serving God and others. By participating in a variety of activities including hiking, fishing, investigating museums, visiting nursing homes, memorizing Bible verses and camping, young men learn to overcome physical, mental and social challenges to grow into responsible adults.

 

The Adventure Corps Leader is responsible to lead participants in their weekly program consisting of recreation, badge achievements, and spiritual aims. The Adventure Corps Leader is responsible for the recording all attendance and reports and for the general leadership of the program.

 

he underlying desire and purpose of the Adventure Corps Leader is to help young men develop into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ as well as functional and productive members of The Salvation Army and society.

 

The commitment for this position is 1 year, which is renewable.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Girl Guard Assistant Leader

Girls in middle and high school are given the opportunity to join Girl Guards, a four-fold emphasis addressing their spiritual, physical, mental and social needs. Skill-development, personal growth and community service opportunities expand as girls learn to work together and independently in various environments. They are also encouraged to think seriously about career and life-style choices as they move into adulthood, based on what they've learned as a Girl Guard.

The Girl Guard Assistant Leader is to assist the leader in any way needed in the preparation of the weekly meeting or in any other way necessary. In the absence of the Girl Guard Leader the Assistant will take the responsibilities of the Girl Guard Leader as described below.

The Girl Guard Leader has the responsibility to prepare for each troop meeting and to plan the advancement and activities of the individuals and the troop. She will recruit for and chair the troop committee and serve on the Young People's Pastoral Care/Program Council. Other responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of troop fund raising and troop finances
  • Registrations
  • Camping
  • Maintain and submit statistics
  • Keep open communication with the parents
  • Assist in the preparation of the The Salvation Army's annual awards meeting

The underlying desire and purpose of the Girl Guard Assistant Leader is to help young ladies develop into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ as well as functional and productive members of The Salvation Army and society.

 

This position requires a 1 year commitment, which can be renewed

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Girl Guard Leader

Girls in middle and high school are given the opportunity to join Girl Guards, a four-fold emphasis addressing their spiritual, physical, mental and social needs. Skill-development, personal growth and community service opportunities expand as girls learn to work together and independently in various environments. They are also encouraged to think seriously about career and life-style choices as they move into adulthood, based on what they've learned as a Girl Guard.

 

The Girl Guard Leader has the responsibility to prepare for each troop meeting and to plan the advancement and activities of the individuals and the troop. She will recruit for and chair the troop committee and serve on the Young People's Pastoral Care/Program Council. Other responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of troop fund raising and troop finances
  • Registrations
  • Camping
  • Maintain and submit statistics
  • Keep open communication with the parents
  • Assist in the preparation of the The Salvation Army's annual awards meeting

The underlying desire and purpose of the Girl Guard Leader is to help young ladies develop into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ as well as functional and productive members of The Salvation Army and society.

 

This position requires a 1 year commitment, which can be renewed

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Sunbeam Assistant Leader

Sunbeams is a fun-filled program that helps girls ages six through eleven develop socially, mentally and spiritually. The Sunbeam program emphasizes the importance of growing spiritually, mentally, physically and socially through fun activities, field trips, camps, service projects, earning activity emblems and so much more! It gives girls a refuge, a place to be themselves, have fun, deepen their relationship with God, gain self-confidence and discover how they can make a difference in the world.

The Sunbeam Assistant Leader supports the Sunbeam Leader in accomplishing the duties of Sunbeams. In the absence of the Sunbeam Leader, the Assistant will assume the role of the Sunbeam Leader, whose duties include:

  • Preparing for each troop meeting
  • Planning the advancement and activities of the individuals and the troop.
  • Serve on the troop committee
  • Be responsible for the oversight of troop fundraising, registrations, camping, and record keeping and
  • Help with preparing the annual awards meeting, as prescribed in the Sunbeam Leader's Manual

The underlying desire and purpose of the Sunbeam Leader is to help young ladies develop into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ as well as functional and productive members of The Salvation Army and society.

This position requires a 1 year commitment.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Sunbeam Leader

Sunbeams is a fun-filled program that helps girls ages six through eleven develop socially, mentally and spiritually. The Sunbeam program emphasizes the importance of growing spiritually, mentally, physically and socially through fun activities, field trips, camps, service projects, earning activity emblems and so much more! It gives girls a refuge, a place to be themselves, have fun, deepen their relationship with God, gain self-confidence and discover how they can make a difference in the world.

 

The Sunbeam Leader has the responsibility to prepare for each troop meeting and to plan the advancement and activities of the individuals and the troop. She is to serve on the troop committee and be responsible for the oversight of troop fundraising, registrations, camping, record keeping and help with preparations for the annual awards meeting, as prescribed in the Sunbeam Leader's Manual. The underlying desire and purpose of the Sunbeam Leader is to help young ladies develop into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ as well as functional and productive members of The Salvation Army and society.

 

This position requires a 1 year commitment.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Donut Day

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Donut Day Fundraiser

Activity Summary:

Every year during the summer, The Salvation Army raises funds on Chicagoland's busy street corners. The two-day event is called "Donut Day," in remembrance of World War I, when The Salvation Army distributed hearty donuts and coffee to the exhausted soldiers in the trenches of the battlefields. Funds raised during "Donut Day" support The Salvation Army's many social service programs. 

We're looking for positive, upbeat, and engaging people who understand the ministry of The Salvation Army sufficiently to answer articulately the questions of prospective donors. You must be honest and able to work well with others. You must be able to stand for hours at a time.

Volunteers are needed May 30th through June 7th.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Reliable, professional and hard working
  • Friendly

 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. 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. 

*Off Street Parking is available.*      

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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Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
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