VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SALVATION ARMY

January 2020 – April 2020

 

960 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Golden Age Senior Center – We are looking for weekly reoccurring volunteers in our Senior Center Monday-Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Our members participate in daily activities such as bingo, arts and crafts, light workouts, computer classes and field trips. We are also looking for volunteers to assist in our kitchen preparing food for our seniors and Family Emergency Shelter.

Citadel Corps Kids Club – Every Thursday from 5:00-7:30pm volunteer as a tutor in our after-school program. Help students complete homework assignments, work on arts and craft projects and play games. Share your talents with us and help the students with 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 on Friday’s 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 (Food Pantry) – Volunteers needed to help bag groceries, stock shelves with donations and help make follow up calls to our clients. Opportunities are available weekdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Kidz Count (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. The Kidz Count Program 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, breaking down cardboard, etc.

STREET FEED PROGRAM

Beginning Monday, October 15, 2018, come to The Salvation Army and help us load our canteen with hearty, piping-hot, homemade meals to serve to individuals who live on the streets night and day. Volunteers will serve meals 4:45-6:45 pm and hand out winter attire every Monday night to those in need under the bridge of the Buffalo and Erie County Library.

 

 

21 Westminster Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215

Kensington Corps Kids Club – Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm volunteer as a tutor in our after school program. Help students complete homework assignments, work on arts and craft project and play games.

Food Pantry – Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. volunteers are needed to help bag groceries, stock cage with donations and help make follow up calls to our clients

Dinner Service – Every Tuesday and Thursday night from 3-5pm and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. Volunteers can assist with dinner service to clients and neighborhood friends. 

 

187 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213

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

Dinner Service – Every Monday and Wednesday 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

To get details on these opportunities and other please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Bryanna Gwitt (716)888-6220 or Bryanna.Gwitt@use.SalvationArmy.org