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Food Pantry Volunteers at Midway Citadel

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The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

Join us in assisting clients at our drive-up food pantry. Volunteers will help distribute goods to clients.

The food pantry assistant will will greet clients and explain how the food pantry operates. Duties include, but are not limited to, packing boxes, stocking shelves, getting supplies from garage, and bringing food to clients’ cars.

Our Food Pantry hours are Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00am -11:30am and 1:00PM - 2:30PM.


  • 18 years or older
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Friendly personality and smile
  • Must be able to comfortably lift cases of food (30+lbs)
  • Reliable, professional and friendly
  • Pass initial screening process
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus
  • Bring and wear personal face mask
  • Pass health screening including forehead temperature reading and brief questionnaire at start of shift.


Alcohol, drugs and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army Facilities or volunteer sites

Pants and shirts must cover the waistband. Shirts with print are not to be offensive. Shoes are to be closed toe. We don’t want any injuries done to the toes. Flip flops, shorts, tank tops, undershirts, or halter tops, sleeveless shirts, crop tops, spaghetti straps and strapless tops are not permitted. Transparent, tight or form fitting clothes are not permitted. Skirts/dresses must not be worn more than two inches above the knee.

*Off Street Parking is available*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please sign up here or contact Lt. Ali Welch at (773)531-8455 or alisha.welch@usc.salvationarmy.org.

Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

9 Shifts

  • Fri Jul 03, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Jul 10, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Jul 17, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Jul 24, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Jul 31, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Aug 07, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Aug 14, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Aug 21, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Fri Aug 28, 2020 - 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago


5040 N. Pulaski, Volunteer Resource Department, Chicago, IL 60630, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Salvation Army is to meet human needs wherever they may be, without discrimination.


The Salvation Army is serving more people in need and delivering the broadest array of services than any other not-for-profit organization in Chicagoland. The Salvation Army is making an impact every day in three key areas of critical importance and concern to people across Chicagoland -- Homelessness, Violence and Education. And, The Salvation Army is delivering the most critical services -- food, shelter, emergency assistance and disaster relief.

In communities throughout Chicago and the surrounding five-county area, we extend emergency and supportive assistance from 28 corps community centers, 80 service extension units, the Emergency Disaster Services Center, residential programs, mobile units, and several counseling sites.

Disaster Relief


Fri Jul 03, 2020 - Fri Aug 28, 2020
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM   This opportunity has 9 shifts


5036 W 47th StChicago, IL 60638



  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • People Skills




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Whether you volunteer for one shift, or become a regular volunteer, we are grateful for your dedication to forwarding the Salvation Army mission by providing good to your community!

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