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WE NEED HELP! Clothing Room for People in Need

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army - San Francisco, CA

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Volunteer in our clothing room which provides new and gently used (donated) clothing to families and individuals in need. Located in the South of Market District, the clothing room is open Wed & Fri from 11:30am - 3:30pm. The clothing room is being reopened after a period of inactivity due to COVID-19. Approx. 6 volunteers required per shift.

Time frame: Every Wednesday & Friday - 11:30am-3:30pm.
Volunteers required: 6 volunteers per shift .
Requirements: Must be able to stand, walk, lift light-moderate weights .

  • Typical duties include checking-in clients, assisting as "personal shoppers", stocking shelves and rehanging items, and removing labels from donated items.
  • Volunteers should be comfortable standing on their feet, capable of light to moderate lifting and have good people skills. Bi-lingual language skills a plus but not essential (Spanish/Cantonese).
  • Street parking only. Public transit recommended.

To register for this activity, volunteers will need to complete on-line registration through The Salvation Army's volunteer website to attend to required volunteer waivers. See link
https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=5914 (cut and paste into a web browser).

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About The Salvation Army - San Francisco, CA

Location:

832 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, 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 need in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army was established in London in 1865, and since 1883 has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area, offering practical support, spiritual comfort and a critical safety net to people in need. The safety net is funded in part by donations from the Red Kettle Campaign which started in San Francisco in 1891. Nearly 600,000 San Franciscans receive assistance from the Army annually through a range of social services; clothing and shelter for the homeless, food for the hungry, opportunities for underprivileged children, alcohol rehabilitation, transitional housing, nutritional and housing support for seniors and relief for disaster survivors. For every dollar donated to The Salvation Army, 82 cents is used to support those services in the 16 facilities throughout San Francisco and South San Francisco communities. For more information go to sanfrancisco.salvationarmy.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @SalvationArmySF.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Faith-Based
Community, Crisis Support, Faith-Based

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

520 Jessie StreetSan Francisco, CA 94103

(37.78123,-122.40984)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4 hours per shift
  • Must be able to stand for a considerable length of time. Some light /moderate lifting. Sex Offender Registry check for all volunteers.

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