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)

11/24/2014 1/1/2015 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Christmas Bellringing

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Bellringing - Walgreens 6016 W 63rd St

Ring bells at our red kettles at stores to help raise money to support our programming.

11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bellringing - Walgreens 7150 S Archer
Ring bells at our red kettles at stores to help raise money to support our programming.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bellringing - Walgreens -7878 S Harlem
Ring bells at our red kettles at stores to help raise money to support our programming.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bellringing - Walgreens 8715 S Harlem
Ring bells at our red kettles at stores to help raise money to support our programming.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bellringing - Walmart 10260 S Harlem Ave
Ring bells at our red kettles at stores to help raise money to support our programming.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Fair Play - Hickory Hills (left entrance)
Ringing bells to help our Red Kettle campaign. Raising money for our programs next year.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Fair Play - Hickory Hills (right entrance)
Ringing bells to help our Red Kettle campaign. Raising money for our programs next year.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Fair Play - Worth (left entrance)
Ringing bells to help our Red Kettle campaign. Raising money for our programs next year.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Fair Play - Worth (right entrance)
Ringing bells to help our Red Kettle campaign. Raising money for our programs next year.
11/24/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Fair Share
Ringing bells to help our Red Kettle campaign. Raising money for our programs next year.
11/26/2014 12/24/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Volunteer Bell Ringer

Activity Summary:

Greet holiday shoppers and help spread the joyful Christmas spirit. 

We are looking for individuals to donate their time by ringing bells next to our famous red kettles. As a Bell Ringer, you will be a part of the tradition that represents hope and joy to many throughout our 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 needed Monday through Saturday from November 14th until Christmas Eve. 

Qualifications:

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

 Policies:

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. If you are unable to make a shift 24 hour notice is appreciated. 

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 call our office at 773-838-8005.

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

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Social Service

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Food Pantry Assistant

Assists caseworker on food distribution days greeting and intaking clients, reviewing applications, boxing food, supervising lobby, and informing clients of other programs and services that could benefit them.

11/26/2014 1/30/2015 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Toy Shop & Holiday Food Baskets

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Christmas Food Basket and Toy Shop Intake Assistant

Toy Shop is an opportunity for pre-registered low income families to select Christmas gifts for their children. It assists thousands of needy children in Chicago each year, who might have otherwise gone without a hot meal or gifts under the Christmas tree. Volunteers help in many ways to make the experience a pleasant one for these families.

Intake Assistants help parents schedule appointments to participate in Toy Shop. They prepare information for Toy Shop Registrars to ensure a smooth and pleasant Toy Shop experience for parents.

11/25/2014 12/6/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Christmas Food Basket Preparation

Toy Shop is an opportunity for pre-registered low income families to select Christmas gifts for their children. It assists thousands of needy children in Chicago each year, who might have otherwise gone without a hot meal or gifts under the Christmas tree. Volunteers help in many ways to make the experience a pleasant one for these families.

Those that volunteer to help prepare Christmas food baskets will organize food items, pack baskets, and prepare them for distribution at Toy Shop.

12/15/2014 12/15/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Toy Shop Escort

Toy Shop is an opportunity for pre-registered low income families to select Christmas gifts for their children. It assists thousands of needy children in Chicago each year, who might have otherwise gone without a hot meal or gifts under the Christmas tree. Volunteers help in many ways to make the experience a pleasant one for these families.

Volunteer Escorts guide parents through the toy store, assisting them in selecting age appropriate toys for each of their children. They also keep the tables supplied with toys so parents can make their selections and assist with check out as parents leave Toy Shop. This could include tasks such as bagging gifts or recording stats.

12/16/2014 12/18/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Toy Shop Sorter

Toy Shop is an opportunity for pre-registered low income families to select Christmas gifts for their children. It assists thousands of needy children in Chicago each year, who might have otherwise gone without a hot meal or gifts under the Christmas tree. Volunteers help in many ways to make the experience a pleasant one for these families.

Toy Shop Sorters sort toys arriving at the site, supply toys to the appropriate table areas as needed, organize the gift supply area, and help unload incoming donations in preparation for the opening of Toy Shop.

12/15/2014 12/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

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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