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The Salvation Army of Summit County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 45 people are interested

Help serve hungry populations in our Akron neighborhoods. Volunteers arrive at The Salvation Army and then are transported to various locations to distribute prepared lunchtime meals. Your gift of time can make a huge difference to those in need.

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About The Salvation Army of Summit County

Location:

190 S. Maple St., P.O. Box 22520, Akron, OH 44302, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

With three corps and seven service units, The Salvation Army of Summit County offers a wide variety of programs to persons in need across the county. Homeless men and women with children can stay in one of the only family shelters while they look for affordable living accommodations. With free groceries and hot meals, families and individuals can stay well nourished. Utility assistance is on hand to people who have a disconnection notice on their gas or electric. At the Child Development Center, preschool children learn basic skills necessary to enter and excel in kindergarten. The Learning Center, an academic after school program provides homework help as well as time for creative outlets. Children and youth participate in character building programs fostered through an array of recreational activities, music and spiritual guidance. Seasonal giving programs allow low income families to enjoy and celebrate the holidays with donated gifts and food. More than twenty thousand individuals are served through our centers in Summit County.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

190 S. Maple St.Akron, OH 44302

(41.08611,-81.52905)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Lunchtime time frame, M - F, hour and a half
  • Professional attitude, servants heart, personable, approachable, dedication, commitment

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