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The Salvation Army ARC & San Diego County Family Thrift Stores

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If you like to be out in the Community, talking and interactive with others, consider volunteering for one of our 7 San Diego County Family Thrift Stores.

We Want You! Do you have?

  • A friendly smile and great attitude?
  • An eye for decorating and color matching?
  • A knack for organizing seeing the big picture?
  • An ability to talk with customers and quickly make friends?

If you answered YES to any of the 4 questions above, consider volunteering with us! (Please note you must be 18 years of age or older and speak/read English)

As a Store Volunteer, you are one of the first people our customers see, which can reflect on how they form their opinion of us, sometimes, in just a matter of a few seconds.

After completing the application process and attending a short Volunteer Orientation, you'll be on your way to being part of the 3.4 million Volunteers that assist The Salvation Army around the world in our effort -Doing the Most Good!

3 Steps:
1) Apply in-store! (Locations: SASTORES.org)
2) Orientation (2 options)
3) Get cleared, start!

Date: Offered Every Tuesday, no RSVP required
Time: 9am - 10:00am
Location: The Salvation Army (Adult Rehabilitation Center)
1335 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

*Online orientation available if you email us and request this option, or indicate this on your application where it requests an email address to be sent orientation materials.

Questions? Email: Volunteers.ARCSD@usw.salvationarmy.org
Applications: Available in our stores! Visit: SAStores.org for locations

*Also can download application forms on this website's volunteer section: sandiegoARC.salvationarmy.org

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About The Salvation Army ARC & San Diego County Family Thrift Stores


1335 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101, US

Mission Statement

Supported by our 7 San Diego County Family Thrift Stores, The San Diego Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center is committed to restoring individuals who are in the grip of addiction, back to their loved ones through a comprehensive program that includes counseling, work therapy and spiritual development. We empower beneficiaries with the resources needed to develop life skills and a personal relationship with God, giving them hope and a second chance at life.


Volunteers are accepted and needed at our 7 Family Thrift Stores throughout the county (Downtown, Pt. Loma, SDSU College Area, Chula Vista, Santee, Poway, Escondido) which are the source of funding for our Adult Rehabilitation Center. We accept Volunteers of their own accord or those that need to complete community service hours. Once volunteers complete an application, a simple background check is performed before work can begin. Applications can be completed in all of our stores: SAStores.org and additional questions about volunteering email: Volunteers.ARCSD@usw.salvationarmy.org

Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


1335 BroadwaySan Diego, CA 92101



  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Merchandising
  • Retail / Sales
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours

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