VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SALVATION ARMY

Summer - Fall 2017 

 

The Salvation Army of Buffalo believes that volunteers are an essential resource for our organization. They share their time and talents without any compensation, and we value each and every one of them tremendously. We look forward to working with our cherished group of volunteers as well as new faces from our WNY community in 2017.

960 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202


Golden Age Senior Center – We are looking for weekly reoccurring volunteers in our Senior Center Monday-Friday anytime from 9:00am-3:00pm. Our members participate in daily activities such as bingo, arts and crafts, light workouts, computer classes and field trips. Volunteers are welcome to join us anytime! Also, if you are a volunteer with a background in line dancing, Zumba, stretch, or any form of personal training.

 
Citadel Corps Kids Club – Every Thursday from 5:00-7:00pm volunteer as a tutor in our after school program. Help students complete homework assignments, work on arts and craft project and play games. Share your talents with us and teach the students music and singing lessons, exercise classes, sports instruction, etc.


Employment Services – We are seeking educated professionals to share their knowledge and professional know-how with those seeking assistance with job search, resume building and developing their skill. Opportunities are available weekdays, from 9:00am-2:00pm.


Emergency Shelter – Join our children in the shelter for Kids Night from 6:30-8:00pm. Bring arts and crafts, board games, movie or activity to share with the group of kids currently staying with us.


Emergency Family Assistance – Volunteers needed to help bag groceries, stock cage with donations and help make follow up calls to our clients. Opportunities are available weekdays from 10:00am-3:00pm.


Development Department/Special Events Assistant– Seeking an intern this Fall semester to assist with special events and programs.


Drop In Center – The Salvation Army of Buffalo is providing a safe place for youths to come socialize, get homework assistance and play games with their peers. Volunteers with special skills (such as dance, sports instruction or coaching, cheer, art, acting, resume writing, etc) are urged to apply. Drop In Center takes place Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 4:00-7:00pm.


Facility – Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm to help with upkeep - duties could include organizing, cleaning, painting, sweeping, outdoor work etc.


Special Event Photographer – The Salvation Army of Buffalo has several events year round that need a volunteer photographer to help capture all the special moments. Times and locations can vary based on the time of the year.
187 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213


Pantry Volunteer – Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm Volunteers can assist with stocking the pantry and making grocery bags for clients.


Monday night dinner service – Every Monday night from 4-6pm Volunteers can assist with dinner service to clients and neighborhood friends.  

46 Broad Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150


Pantry assistance – Volunteers needed to help with pantry organization Saturdays from 10am-12:00pm


Food Distribution – After Sunday service volunteers can help hand out meal bags from 1:00-2:00pm

 

To get details on these opportunities and other please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Demi Walsh (716)888-6220 or Demaree.walsh@use.salvationarmy.org