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Mobile Feeding Volunteers at Chicago Midwest Corps

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The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

We are looking for individuals with a passion for helping others to ​pack personal care and hygiene bags and/or assist officers with mobile feeding runs to deliver food and supplies to those facing homelessness.

Volunteers are needed to help pack bags from 3pm - 5pm on Mondays. Those wishing to help Lt. Karen with mobile food and supplies deliveries are needed from 5:30pm-7:30 pm on Mondays. You may sign up to help with packing, delivering, or both by speaking with Lt. Karen.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Must have a passion for helping
  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Bring and wear personal face mask
  • Pass health screening including forehead temperature reading and brief questionnaire at start of shift.

Policies:

Volunteers will need to go through an initial screening process and need to pass a background check and. Once the volunteer has passed, they will need to complete our Safe from Harm online training within 90 days of starting.

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

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. Skirt/dresses must not be worn more than two inches above the knee. Please dress comfortably if you are helping with deliveries.

*Off Street Parking is available*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please contact Lt. Karen Felton at karen.b.felton@usc.salvationarmy.org or 773-849-7770. You may also visit http://bttr.im/kcvog to start the application process.

Please note: Presently, this program is on hold and we hope to start it up soon! If you are interested, please reach out and we will let you know when this activity resumes.

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

2 Shifts

  • 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Mondays - help pack personal care and hygiene bags
  • evening / 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
    Mondays - Assist with Mobile Feeding deliveries of food and supplies
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

Location:

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.

Description

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.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

20 S. Campbell AveChicago, IL 60612

(41.88043,-87.68931)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Packing shifts are on Mondays from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Delivery shifts are on Mondays from 5:30pm-7:30pm.
  • Bring and wear personal face mask. Pass health screening including forehead temperature reading and brief questionnaire at start of shift.

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