Salvation Army - Metropolitan Division

The Salvation Army - Gary-Merrillville


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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.

For additional questions please contact Captain Dale at Dale_Simmons@usc.salvationarmy.org

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

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S.E.A. After School Program

Activity Summary:

We are looking for an experienced teacher or tutor to volunteer as our After School Program Teacher. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working with up to 15 children. Responsibilities will include assisting children with their homework and other subject areas throughout the school year.

The after school program will run from Monday - Thursday 2:30P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

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:

Due to the population, 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.

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 complete the online application by clicking the “Sign Up” button.

If you have further questions please contact Kellie Branch at       (219)887-6588 or  Kellie_Branch@usc.salvationarmy.org.  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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