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Food Pantry Volunteers - Chicago Mayfair Corps

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community in our food pantry. Volunteers will help with unpacking bulk items, stocking shelves, and packing grocery bags.

Job Description:

The food pantry assistant will with a variety of activities related to food pantry operations, including but not limited to: unpacking bulk items, stocking shelves, and packing grocery bags.


  • 18-59 years old
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Friendly personality and smile
  • Reliable, professional and friendly
  • Pass initial screening process
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus
  • Bring and wear personal face mask


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

Dress Code Policy: Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Shirts with print are not to be offensive. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed-toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering. If you use a fabric face covering, please ensure these do not make a statement. Plain, patterned, and Salvation Army face coverings are appropriate.

*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 Carlos Moran at You may also visit to start the application process.

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

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
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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
Community, Disaster Relief, Hunger


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


5020 N PulaskiChicago, IL 60630



  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • People Skills




  • Must be at least 18
  • Shifts are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm. Whether you can help for one shift, or multiple, we are so grateful to our volunteers!
  • Volunteers must be in good health and may be asked to take an on-site health screening including forehead temperature reading. Volunteers may need to complete on-line application, volunteer paperwork, and receive a (free) background check.

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