Socialize while making a difference. Emerging Professionals ages 21-40 needed

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army San Diego Regional Office

The Salvation Army

If the pandemic has left you feeling a little lonely. Consider joining Echelon, The Salvation Army's emerging professionals (ages 21-40) advisory board. Echelon meets once or twice a month, in person, to socialize, volunteer and help raise funds for social issues.

Echelon is a branch of The Salvation Army’s local advisory board with the goal of mobilizing the next generation to engage with the organization through networking, fundraising, and volunteering.

What we are looking for: Currently we are looking for young leaders (ages 21-40) in our community with a passion for making an impact in today's most pressing social issues such as homelessness and food insecurity.

What we do: Echelon meets once or twice a month for volunteering, fundraising, and/or networking events.
Volunteering: members might help serve food at our monthly BBQ or assist in programs in our family shelter programs.
Fundraising: volunteers help raise funds to assist with programs such as back to school or senior nutrition.
Socializing: programs might include, group hikes, professional headshots, mixers.


  • Commit to one service event per month(~3 hours per month)
    • board members commit for a year and regular members 6 months.
  • Will invite at least two others to participate in networking & social events
  • Engage with potential members and existing general members at all events
  • Share at least one Echelon social media post/story per quarter

To join or find out more, contact Adriana Thiele at or fill out our interest form at:

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About The Salvation Army San Diego Regional Office


6605 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92115, 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 for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


For more than 120 years The Salvation Army has been delivering services and hope to the less fortunate on the streets of San Diego and to those in shelters, schools, and daycare centers across the Southland. Internationally, it is an organization with a lineage of public service that dates back to 1865, and has evolved over the decades into a social service provider with an unmatched scope and breadth. The Salvation Army currently has representation in 120 different countries worldwide, in addition to nearly 8,000 centers of operation across the United States.


Board Development
Homeless & Housing
Board Development, Homeless & Housing, Hunger


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6605 University AvenueSan Diego, CA 92115



  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • six month member commitment
  • Must be comfortable and sensitive to working with people of all walks of life.

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