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The Salvation Army Alameda County

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We are looking for volunteers to join our team at the Oakland Family Emergency Shelter.

We have numerous opportunities which could use your help. From front desk and administrative work to food prep in our shelter kitchen, maintenance and grounds-keeping to childcare and education. Come see what we’re all about and meet our team of dedicated community members. Scheduling is flexible, the work is fun and rewarding and we accommodate any amount of time. Please contact us for more information.

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About The Salvation Army Alameda County


2794 Garden Street, Oakland, CA 94601, 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 needs in His name without discrimination.


The Salvation Army restores hope and transforms lives. Since 1865 we've been committed to defeating hunger, breaking addictions and rebuilding lives. Our reach is wide and deep - providing over 13,000 nights of lodging, 85,000 meals, and food for 5,700 families in Alameda County.

We provide rehabilitation and promote self-sufficiency, are a steadfast presence to the lonely and to those who have lost hope, we are the first on the scene of a disaster - and the last to leave.

Our ministry is motivated by the love of God, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


2794 Garden StreetOaklandOakland, CA 94601



  • Tutoring
  • Child Care
  • Office Reception
  • Facilities Management
  • Landscaping
  • Food Service




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • at minimum we would need one day a week for approximately 4 hours but we would definitely use your help more if you are available.

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