2016 Christmas Family Feast

Now in it's 27th year, The Salvation Army Christmas Family Feast is the largest public feeding event in the country on Christmas Day.  Over 8,800 meals were served in 2015 by 1,600 volunteers whose time totaled 5,571 hours.

Be a part of this year's event--register* as a volunteer today!

*We regret that unregistered volunteers can not be accepted for this event, but will instead be redirected to enjoy a meal as a guest of the 2016 Christmas Family Feast.

Activity Shifts Start End
Coat Check Volunteers 4 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Crowd Management 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Decorating & Set Up Crew 1 12/23/2016 12/23/2016
Dessert & Beverage Servers 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Food Servers 0 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Gift Corner Assistants 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Guest Greeters 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Guest Hosts 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Kitchen Prep Volunteers 8 12/23/2016 12/25/2016
Recovery Team 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Reset & G-Patrol 2 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Spotters 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
T-Shirt Distribution 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Volunteer Check-In 5 12/23/2016 12/25/2016
Volunteer Guides 2 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Wait Staff 1 12/25/2016 12/25/2016
Welcome Carolers 2 12/25/2016 12/25/2016

2016 Coats for Kids

It takes an army of volunteers to sort, hang and distribute the donated winter garments received from the community for our Coats for Kids program. 

Be a part of doing the most good this year by signing up to help out with this program at our Distribution Center located at 5880 N. 60th Street.

Activity Shifts Start End
Coat Distribution Volunteers 4 11/3/2016 11/5/2016
Coats for Kids: Sort & Hang Volunteer Opportunities 4 10/24/2016 11/2/2016

2016 Prison Toy Program

The Salvation Army donates approximately 5,000 gifts for children of incarcerated parents. Volunteers are needed for packing and shipping. We need volunteers to assist with the data entry and mailing process, toy wrap prep and The Big Wrap and The Big Ship. This program runs  across 4 days in the month of November.

Activity Shifts Start End
Big Wrap 1 11/12/2016 11/12/2016
Pack & Ship 6 11/14/2016 11/16/2016
Prison Toy Program Setup 0 11/9/2016 11/9/2016

2016 Toy Shop

The Salvation Army, the U.S. Marines, WTMJ 620 and Kapco collect and distribute toys to children in the Greater Milwaukee area. This program allows parents to provide new toys for their children at Christmas. Volunteers donate toys, sort toys by age and gender, and set up and stock tables in preparation for distribution. During distribution week volunteers keep tables stocked and assist parents in choosing toys for their children.

Activity Shifts Start End
2016 Shoppers: Toy Distribution Days 7 12/16/2016 12/20/2016
2016 Shuttle Drivers: Toy Distribution Days 7 12/16/2016 12/20/2016
2016 Toy Shop Exit Volunteers 10 12/16/2016 12/20/2016
2016 Toy Shop Host: Toy Distribution Days 10 12/16/2016 12/20/2016
2016 Toy Shop Stockers: Toy Distribution Days 8 12/16/2016 12/20/2016
2016 Toy Shop Toy Sorting 20 12/5/2016 12/20/2016
2016 Volunteer Check-In Assistants: Toy Distribution Days 7 12/16/2016 12/20/2016
2017 Post Toy Inventory 8 1/9/2017 1/12/2017
Toy Shop Setup Day 0 12/8/2016 12/8/2016

Canteen Drivers

Drive the Salvation Army Canteen truck for various events.
Activity Shifts Start End
Special Event Canteen Drivers 1

Distribution Center

5880 N 60th Street in Milwaukee is our warehouse that serves as our Distribution Center
Activity Shifts Start End
Warehouse Volunteer 0

Divisional Headquarters Volunteer

This position would be working at the Divisional Headquarters in Wauwatosa doing office work. This work varies depending on the time of year. It is not limited to but would include such tasks as data entry, clerical tasks, mail room responsibilities or mailings. This person would need to have office experience and be able to work in a professional environment.

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Office Assistant 1

Emergency Disaster Services

Provide on call disaster services as needed. Training provided and background check necessary.
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Disaster Food Services Team Member 0

Food Pantry Assistants

Assist clients with the process of receiving food, and sort food items for later distribution to individuals and families with real needs.

Activity Shifts Start End
Food Pantry Volunteers 274 10/24/2016 3/17/2017

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."