Weekend Reserves - Salvation Army
The Salvation Army of Summit County
The Salvation Army is looking to assemble a team of volunteers that primarily have weekend availability. We know many people have Monday-Friday jobs that prevent them from getting involved in our food pantry or serving hot meals - but you still have the heart to help in the community on the weekends.
As the Volunteer Coordinator I'm putting together a group of people that I could call/email (which a 2 weeks notice or more) to see if they may be available for projects.
This projects could be on site help, working in the community (etc). The projects come up sporadically and many times we have to say "no" because we just don't have the volunteers to do them. If we build an "on reserve" team we could perhaps handle these community assistance projects easier on the weekends.
If you have interest in being part of the "weekend reserve" team please contact John Kasler, Volunteer Coordinator via this site or call/text me at 330.958.2906. Texting is best but if you call just leave a VM.
About The Salvation Army of Summit County
190 S. Maple St., P.O. Box 22520, Akron, OH 44302, US
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.
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.