Volunteer Opportunities

Lunch and Friends
Lunch Cook

To provide on-going leadership, assistance and support to The Salvation Army’s Lunch meal programme.
Lunch Server
To provide assistance to the cook doing food prep, serving the Lunch meal, and assist with kitchen clean up.Interacting with clients in a pleasant and respectful manner.
Kitchen Clean-up
Using safe and hygienic dishwashing practices to clean dishes and tableware, pots and pans and other similar items; putting away these items back to their proper storage place; wiping down counters.
Dining Hall Set-up
In the dining hall set up tables, chairs, coffee and clean tables prior to lunch service.
Dining Hall Clean-up
In the dining hall clean tables and chairs; put away tables, chairs, coffee after lunch service.

Food Bank

Food Bank General Worker
Assisting in organizing the food storage room; repackaging food items as needed; pack grocery bags for distribution; distributing grocery bags and produce on Food Bank Day; disposing all cardboard boxes and other debris resulting from food bank activities; assisting with cleaning duties related to food bank activities: vacuuming, wiping tables and shelves, defrosting and cleaning freezers; interacting with clients in a pleasant and respectful manner.
Bread & Produce Driver
Pickup bread and produce from store donors. Assisting in sorting, repackaging, and organizing the bread and produce donations for distribution. Interacting with clients in a pleasant and respectful manner.
Bread & Produce Helper
Assisting in pickup, sorting, repackaging, and organizing the bread and produce donations for distribution. Interacting with clients in a pleasant and respectful manner.
Receipt Taker
Picking up grocery receipts at the office on a twice-a-month basis; tallying accurately all receipts according to instructions; keeping receipts in a secure location; returning tallied receipts to the office. Turn-around for receipts should be no longer than one month.

Thrift Store
Thrift Store Volunteer
To assist and support the general operation of the Thrift Stores.


Emergency Services

Emergency Disaster Relief Services Team Captain
Planning and initiating the EDRS programme in cooperation with the Community Ministries Coordinator; scheduling EDRS team members; ensuring proper Food Safe procedures are followed; interacting with clients in a warm and pleasant manner; coordinating the purchase, use and tracking of supplies; receiving appropriate EDRS training (Personal Services Training Levels I and II)
Emergency Disaster Relief Services Sandwich Makers & Servers
Making sandwiches; light kitchen clean-up (wiping down counters, dish washing, putting items away in their proper storage place); serving soup, sandwiches, and beverages from the Emergency Disaster Relief Services Vehicle; interacting with clients in a pleasant and hospitable manner.
Emergency Disaster Relief Services Soup Maker
Purchasing ingredients for soup-making; creating wholesome and nutritious soups or stews; cleaning up TSA kitchen after use; putting away utensils, pots and pans, and other supplies in their proper storage place; keeping costs of supplies within budget; communicating any concerns to the Community Ministries Coordinator.

 

Christmas Opportunities

Kettle Volunteer
To collect donations by way of standing with a pre-assigned kettle at a specified location for a scheduled shift. Must be dressed appropriately representing The Salvation Army. Will receive donations from the general public for the duration of shift.

Kettle Volunteer Administation
To help raise funds for the foodbank, Produce Line, Lunch Program and Emergency Material Assistance. To help setup kettle location calendars and maintains a schedule of existing volunteers for 2015 kettle campaign. Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word are desirable but not essential. Must enjoy working with the public and talking on the phone.

Community Christmas Dinner

Dining Hall Set-up
Setting up tables, chairs, dishes and cutlery in the dining hall; arranging chairs in the chapel; decorating dining hall window sills with Yule logs and candles; trimming the Christmas tree.
Dining Hall Clean-up
Vacuuming the chapel; taking down and putting away dining hall tables, chairs and decorations; mopping floors; returning gifts and decorations to appropriate storage places; removing decorations from the Christmas Tree.
Kitchen Clean-up
Using safe and hygienic dishwashing practices to clean dishes and tableware, pots and pans and other similar items; putting away these items back to their proper storage place; mopping kitchen floors; wiping down counters.