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The Salvation Army Lee ,Hendry & Glades Counties

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You've seen them on TV - you know, those people that help others after tornados, or other disasters. Have you always wondered how to become one of them? It takes a little training, and then you too can be a disaster responder! Serving survivors and first responders (and others) after a disaster can be the most rewarding volunteer service you experience. The Salvation Army provides food services, crisis management, Emotional & Spiritual Care and other services after a disaster. Some disaster response is local during the day, and some response can be in neighboring states and could be a 2 week deployment. If this interests you, please respond today.

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About The Salvation Army Lee ,Hendry & Glades Counties

Location:

10291 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33919, 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

The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties includes many locations offering multiple programs and services. Facilities include a 182 bed residential shelter, Outreach Services Center and Crisis Management, the Crossroads Center for residential substance abuse porgram, Outreach Centers in Bonita Springs ,LaBelle, Moorehaven, Clewiston and Lehigh Acres, a Worship and Administration center and transitional housing for graduate clients. Programs include a comprehensive care program, family shelter, the Crossroads faith-based substance abuse program, a medical respite unit and primary care clinic for the homeless and uninsured, a correctional services program, a food services program which includes evening meals for the homeless and needy, crisis management for those on the verge of homelessness, a Christmas Cheer outreach ministry to disadvantaged homes in the area, summer camps and more. These social service programs help thousands of people each year and are very rewarding to be involved with.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Faith-Based

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2400 Edison AveFort Myers, FL 33901

(26.63296,-81.86401)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Food Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Local by day, out of area deployment 2 weeks
  • Training required, we provide

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