Salvation Army - Metropolitan Division

The Salvation Army - Gary-Merrillville


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Beautification and Maintenance Landscaper

Activity Summary:

Help keep our grounds and gardens green and healthy! We are seeking an experienced beautification and maintenance landscaper, who will be responsible for the weekly management of the grounds. Your skills must include lawn care (cutting and trimming) and edging. You'll also plant flowers, and water everything as needed.

You service will help keep our location clean and updated so we can continue to provide services to our community in a welcoming and beautiful facility.

We'll also ask your help in keeping an eye out for bigger beautification projects that might interest a large group of volunteers.

A volunteer is needed for approximately 20 hours a week. Volunteer hours can be completed Monday-Friday from 10:00 A to 2:00 P.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 50lbs
  • Reliable, professional and hard working
  • Pass initial screening process

 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. (Some Corps require all volunteers to pass a background check, if this does not apply to your Corps, please adjust)

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 Steven Woods at Steven_Woods.usc.salvationarmy.org

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

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
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)

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
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!

    1Unscheduled  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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