Northern Division: Serving every county in Minnesota and North Dakota
Young girl named Lucy rings a bell


It’s the kindhearted volunteers like you who help fulfill our promise to do the most good. Whether you have a specific talent to offer or simply an hour of your time, The Salvation Army is the place to turn your passion into action.

Bell Ringing & Holiday Opportunities

The easiest way to help from early November through Christmas Eve is to ring a bell at one of our iconic red kettles, raising the funds that change lives all year long. Sign up online.

Here are some additional ways to help:

  • Serve holiday meals to people in need
  • Sort coats and other seasonal donations
  • Make bag lunches or serve supper for holiday employees

Find an opportunity, and call Bethany Tjornhom at 612-767-3119 to sign up. It’s that simple.

Ongoing Opportunities

First, find an opportunity below that piques your interest. Then call Bethany Tjornhom at 612-767-3119 to sign up, or fill out the online form available for some opportunities. It’s that simple.

  • Meal service assistance – individuals or groups (watch training video or sign up online.)
  • Job coach
  • Computer lab supervisor
  • Monday night Bingo coordinator
  • Book club coordinator
  • Office help
  • Make prayer cards
  • Assist house keeping staff (sweeping, mopping, taking out garbage, laundry)
  • Outdoor cleaning and maintenance (sweeping, pick up garbage, plant flowers, clear sidewalks)
  • Sort clothes closet donation
  • Recreation helper
  • Fitness instructor

Don’t see an opportunity here for you? Call us at 612-767-3119. We’ll find a place for anyone who wants to help.