The Salvation Army - Wichita Koch Center

Welcome and thank you for considering being a volunteer for The Salvation Army.

Generous volunteers like you help fulfill our promise to do the most good in the Wichita Metro area and Sedgwick County. Thank you for looking for ways to donate your time and talents.

Below you will find current opportunities. Through the year our needs change and hope you will continue to frequently check this page and review current and future needs.

If you have specific questions about positions listed or about the application process (upper right), please contact or email our Volunteer Coordinator, Brenda Awtrey at 316-425-6133, or by email at: She will be happy to meet and discuss what opportunities may be a perfect fit for you.

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Angel Tree Volunteer Coordinator

Coordinate all activities relating to the Angel Tree and Stars event at Town East and Town West. Volunteer will communicate with volunteers, maintain volunteer schedule, and follow up on special requests.

You must to able to communicate and provide clear directions on the telephone and by email.


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Angel Tree Volunteer Coordinator 1 10/1/2018 12/9/2018


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Bell-ringing 1 11/19/2018 12/24/2018

Christmas Applications

Help families fill out their Christmas applications.

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Christmas Applications 39 10/23/2018 11/16/2018

Christmas Bag & Tag

Christmas related events. 

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Bag and Tag 3 12/11/2018 12/11/2018

Christmas Data Entry

Fill out applications for families. Enter information into Maaclink 

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Christmas Application Data Entry 24 10/23/2018 11/9/2018
Christmas Application Data Enty 33 11/1/2018 11/30/2018

Christmas Distribution

Distributing Angel and Star gifts to families.

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Christmas Distribution 5 12/13/2018 12/14/2018

Christmas Mall Angel Trees

Angel/Star Trees are set in the Town East and Town West Malls. Volunteers will sit at the tables and help families pick and Angel or Star to purchase gifts for individuals.

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Town East Angel Tree Volunteer 16 11/23/2018 11/30/2018
Town East Angel Tree Volunteer 19 12/1/2018 12/9/2018
Town West Angel Tree Volunteer 25 12/1/2018 12/9/2018
Town West Angel Tree Volunteers 18 11/23/2018 11/30/2018

Christmas Post Applications

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Christmas Finalizing 4 12/18/2018 12/21/2018

Christmas Preparation/Sort Toys & Gifts

Sort toys and gifts for Christmas Distribution

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Christmas Preparations Wrap Up 1 12/12/2018 12/12/2018
Christmas Sort Toys and Gifts 17 11/30/2018 12/9/2018

Christmas Warehouse Breakdown/Clean-Up

Break down and clean up the distribution warehouse after event.

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Christmas Clean Up 2 12/17/2018 12/17/2018

Coats-Warm Hearts

Warm Hearts Coats Set Up, Warm Hearts/Christmas Applications and Warm Hearts Coats Distribution


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Warms Hearts Coats Distribution 1 10/23/2018 10/24/2018

Emergency Disaster Services

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EDS worker 1

Emergency Social Services

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Emergency Social Services Receptionist 2 1/7/2019 1/7/2019

Homeless Services

On going meal preparation. Preparation breakfast, lunch, and dinner items that will be frozen and used throughout the week. Food items include, but are not limited to these items...

Pancakes/Waffles, Breakfast Casseroles, Biscuits.

Brown hamburger meats and sausage for individual menus. 


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Food Preparation 11 10/22/2018 12/31/2018


Maintenance/Painting/Cleaning: Various shifts available

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Maintenance Projects 27 10/22/2018 4/22/2019

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.

If you would like to return to the main Salvation Army website, click here!