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Children's Programming Volunteer- Rochester, PA

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania

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Do you enjoy being around kids and want to help shape the next generation in a structured way? Teach kids life skills, model good communication skills, build character?

Objective: To supervise and facilitate activities with the children in the Troops Program (Pre-K to 12 th Grade)

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with serving the children dinner and monitoring their behavior and interaction during dinner
  2. Assist the teacher in keeping kids engaged in the lesson
  3. Assist with teaching the curriculum, if desired- goals are to build character and to develop good communication, social, decision-making, life, and leadership skills in an environment that is age-appropriate and Christ-centered
  4. Assist with the set up and clean up of program areas


  1. At least 13 years old
  2. Experience working with children desirable but not essential
  3. Dependable, responsible, and mature
  4. Friendly and fun-loving
  5. Good role model

Intake and Training:

  1. Complete a Statement of Volunteers form
  2. Complete The Salvation Army’s clearance process, which includes a Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse History Clearance, and child abuse training
  3. On-the-job training will be provided on the first day of volunteering

Time Commitment: Every Wednesday from 4:45 to 6:45 PM during the school year, as available

Supervision: By Commanding Officers Chris and Mary Kay Mackneer

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About The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania


700 North Bell Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106, 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's work is greatly enhanced by our volunteers, especially during the holiday season. Your community needs you! Your efforts will provide a true difference in the quality of life of those in need.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Faith-Based


We'll work with your schedule.


Rochester Salvation Army378 Jefferson StreetRochester, PA 15074



  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • The Troops Program is held every Wednesday from 4:45 to 6:45 PM during the school year, but volunteers are scheduled as available.

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