Christmas Season - Angel Tree Helpers

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community this Christmas season through our Angel Tree program!

The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program allows local businesses, groups, organizations, and individuals to buy gifts for children in need to open on Christmas Day.

Angel Tree Helpers will aid in the preparation and distribution of toys to families. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Pack donated toys
  • Organize donated toys by age and gender
  • Assist with clean up
  • Cheerfully provide families with gifts and food on distribution day

There are several ways you can get involved in our Angel Tree program this year to accommodate your availability! Days/times for each activity is below:

  1. Sorting and Bagging Donated Toys: December 10 - December 18 from 10:00am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday.
  2. Food Box and Toy Distribution: December 22 from 12:00pm - 8:00pm.
  3. Toy Shop Clean Up: December 21 from 10:00am - 4:00pm.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Culture awareness and sensitivity
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to show kindness to everyone
  • Cheerful attitude in the face of difficult life situations
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check


Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please click Sign Up below, or the Fill in an Application button.

For additional questions, please contact Isela Guzman at 847-981-9111 or visit 

  • Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Friday, December 11, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Monday, December 14, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 17, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Friday, December 18, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Monday, December 21, 2020 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:00 PM 7:00 PM