Christmas Activities - Coat Drive Volunteer

Activity Summary:

Be a part of keeping the community warm by helping The Salvation Army collect coats this winter!

Coat Drive Volunteers will assist with a coat drive event at local Jewel-Osco grocery stores. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accept coat donations as customers enter the store
  • Assist with loading donated coats into trucks at the end of the shift
  • Follow all standard COVID-19 protocols and procedures while volunteering

Coat Drive Volunteers are needed to cover one or more of the following 4-hour shifts at the specified location(s):

  • Date and Time: Saturday, November 28th 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Address: 
    1350 S Route 12, Fox Lake 60020
  • Date and Time: Saturday, December 12th 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Address: 6509 W Grand, Gurnee 60031
  • Date and Time: Saturday, December 26th 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Address: 885 E Belvidere Rd, Grayslake 60030
  • Date and Time: Saturday, January 9th 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Address: 966 Route 59, Antioch 60002
  • Date and Time: Saturday, February 13th 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Address: 1300 S Milwaukee, Libertyville 60048
  • Date and Time: Saturday, February 27th 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Address: 1400 21st Street, Zion 60099

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a high energy level and exude positivity
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Light to moderate physical activity required
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Be reliable, friendly, and hard-working
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check – may be required

Policies:

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 Captain Daniel Paredes at Daniel.Paredes@usc.salvationarmy.org

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

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule


Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, December 12, 2020 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 26, 2020 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
Saturday, January 09, 2021 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:00 PM 4:00 PM