The Salvation Army Springfield

Thank you for being willing to volunteer with us!

If you are looking to do any of our holiday volunteering such as the toy shop or holiday lunches, please call our office at (417) 862-5509. You do not need to complete the application.

If you want to ring the bells go to and complete the sign-up form on that website.

If you are looking to complete community service hours between the months of November and December, please go to to sign up to ring the bells! When you complete your hours call Olin at (417) 862-5509 to get a confirmation letter. 

If you are looking to become a volunteer with us year-round, please proceed to the application.

Please contact us if you have any questions!

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Community Center

The Community Center offers a variety of programs year round including a summer Day Camp program and an After School program. The Community Center also supervises the Kids Eat Free program.

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Emergency Disaster Services

Volunteers play a crucial role in disaster response efforts by offering basic needs to those who may have lost everything. The EDS team meets every third Saturday of the month and participates in events to train and keep our skills in practice in case we are needed in a disaster. 

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Emergency Disaster Services Volunteer 0

Emergency Food Pantry

The Emergency Food Pantry provides nutritious food for individuals and families in need. 

It operates every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. - noon and from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

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Emergency Food Pantry Stocker 1
Food Pantry Volunteer 596 5/29/2024 2/6/2030


Opportunities to serve behind the scenes.

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Office Helper 165 5/29/2024 3/26/2025
Volunteer Kitchen Assistant 4506 5/29/2024 2/28/2030

Family Thrift Store

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Thrift Store Volunteer 2133 5/29/2024 2/28/2025

Harbor House

The Harbor House provides a nurturing and safe place for men that are homeless. This long-term intervention program provides hope and practical assistance to these individuals as they seek to break the cycle of homelessness. Men in this program maintain sobriety, work towards a college education, enter the workforce, receive counseling, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and much more.

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Front Line Feeding 276 5/29/2024 2/28/2025
Volunteer Harbor House Kitchen Assistant 594 5/29/2024 2/28/2025

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.