Various opportunities for local volunteer service arise during the course of the year and include: Christmas Kettle Bell-Ringer (Individual, Business, and Community Groups), Food Pantry Assistance, Food Drive Coordinator, NALC Food Drive Assistance, Thanksgiving Food Distribution, Christmas Assistance Programs, and Special Events. To view our schedule of available volunteer opportunities, please visit the Events Calendar.
The Salvation Army of Upper Pinellas County is partnering with Feeding America to host food drops in neighborhoods that would be considered food deserts (where affordable, healthy food is difficult to find).
When: One Thursday per Month, 9:30 – 12:30
Volunteers Needed: 15 – 20
Help us raise funds to provide programs 365 days a year! This is a great opportunity for groups and individuals. Should be able to stand, ring, and keep the enthusiasm up!
When: November – December, Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Help us maintain an inviting atmosphere for those who come to The Salvation Army in need of our programs and services. Projects include weeding, mulching, painting, and other maintenance needs.
Spread Christmas joy by helping families with their toy selection, distribute food baskets, and assist the families in getting their items to their vehicles.
When: December 19 & 20, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Relieve our switchboard operator during the lunch hour and inquiries from incoming calls. Volunteer may also be used for half-day or full-day relief.
When: Weekdays, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Help provide baked goods to clients through our bread room. Responsibilities include sorting and marking products, ensuring clients sign-in and overseeing the distribution of baked goods.
When: Weekdays, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Help give out turkeys and food baskets to local families in need!
When: November 25-26, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Help us prepare and serve a meal for 80-100 youth and program leaders on Tuesday nights!
When: Tuesdays, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Help local Post Office sites on the day of the National Association of Letter Carriers food drive collect and unload food bins.
When: May 2014