Social Services - Corps Volunteer

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community by helping with general tasks at Belvidere Corps!

The Corps Volunteer will help to create a positive atmosphere at the corps community center. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting and helping visitors
  • Keeping building tidy
  • Helping with food pantry preparation or distribution
  • Handling paperwork
  • Answering phones
  • Assisting staff with special project

The Corps Volunteer can create their own schedule anytime Monday - Friday between 9am - 3pm. 


  • 18 years or older
  • Enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Reliable, professional, and friendly
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 20 pounds
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus


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 Linda Merrow at or 815-544-3892.

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

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check