At the top of the page, either enter your ZIP code or use the location buttons (Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota or North Dakota) to navigate to your local community. Once there, find the “Volunteering” page in the community menu on the left-hand side of the page. This page will include a list of local opportunities and contact information for the local volunteer coordinator.
For specific opportunities, a short application form may need to be completed before you can volunteer. It provides details about things like who to notify in case of an emergency, what type of volunteer work you are most interested in doing and when you are available. You will be notified if an application form needs completed for the volunteer opportunity you select.
Some positions are for adults only, but other jobs can be done by kids or families with young children. Contact your local Salvation Army for help finding an appropriate opportunity.
Yes, large groups are welcome, but the number of people is limited by the setting and work that needs to be done. For example, our shelter in downtown Minneapolis serves hundreds of meals each day, but the kitchen can only accommodate six volunteers at a time. Special opportunities like our Christmas toy programs have openings for larger groups. Please contact your local Salvation Army for help scheduling a group opportunity.