The Salvation Army of La Crosse County in need of volunteers for the following opportunities:
- Intake: Volunteers would assist our 1st and 2nd shift employees in our Emergency Shelter (located on 223 N. 8th Street) with a variety of different opportunities, such as: assisting with meals, answering phones, and helping with intakes (getting bedding, general housekeeping, etc). First shift is 8am - Noon on Sundays, and Second shift would range from 4pm-Midnight. A background check and Safe from Harm are REQUIRED to work in this volunteer opportunity.. no exceptions!
- Meal Serving/Clean-Up: Volunteers are needed to help us fill missing shifts during the weekdays, specifically during 4:15 - 5:15 on Tuesday and Friday evenings. Other times are available but dependent on the schedule.
For any questions regarding any of the volunteer opportunities: feel free to contact me by replying to this email or calling my office phone. Thank you for all that you do!
The Salvation Army, founded in 1865, is an international religious and charitable movement organized and operated on a quasi-military pattern and is a branch of the Christian Church. Its membership includes officers (clergy), soldiers / adherents (laity), members of varied activity groups and volunteers who serve as advisors, associates and committed participants in its service function.
The motivation of the organization is love of God and a practical concern for the needs of humanity. This is expressed by a spiritual ministry, the purposes of which are to preach the Gospel, disseminate Christian truths, supply basic human necessities, provide personal counseling and undertake the spiritual and moral regeneration and physical rehabilitation of all persons in need who come within its sphere of influence regardless of race, color, creed, sex or age.