The Salvation Army - Western Michigan Northern Indiana Division

The Salvation Army - Kent County

Holiday Programs - Angel Tree Toy Distribution

Angel Tree Toy Distribution

Date: Shift #1: December 18 from 7am to 1pm at Salvation Army Kroc Center

           Shift #2: December 18 from 12pm to 6pm at Salvation Army Kroc Center

            Shift #3: December 16 from 7am to 12pm at The Salvation Army Fulton Heights

Shift #4: December 16 from 12pm to 6pm at The Salvation Army Fulton Heights



  • December 18- The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center

2500 S. Division Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49507

  • December 16- The Salvation Army Fulton Heights Corps Community Center

1235 Fulton Street E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Description: Help us in our effort to provide over 4,800 children with Christmas gifts. Volunteers are needed to help with the following areas for each shift:

  • 8-10 Parking Attendants & Gift Carriers- help control the flow of traffic in our parking lots and assist clients in carrying out gifts to their cars. Rotate between parking attendant and gift carriers each hour.
  • 40 Shopping Assistants- help parents “shop” for gifts for their children. Carry bags full of gifts for the families and guide them through our toy shop. Bilingual- Spanish speaking preferred but not required
  • 20 Table Stockers- Table stockers are each in charge of keeping a table stocked with gifts for a specified age/gender.
  • 5-10 Toy Sorters- help out “behind the scenes” by sorting through gifts to display at tables
  • 5-10 Floating Volunteers- fill in where needed to provide breaks for volunteers
  • 8 Angel Tree Leaders- Experienced volunteers that help lead shopping assistants, table stockers, toy sorters, and floating volunteers. Helps to recruit, train, manage, and oversee volunteers during the Angel Tree campaign.


Qualifications: 18 years or older. Spanish speaking is a plus, but not required. Must be able to stand for 4 hours and lift 20 lbs.



Sandi Howland,Kent County Volunteer Services

1215 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Office Phone: 616-459-3433 x1168


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