Special Events - Flea Market Volunteer

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community through our Flea Market fundraiser, whose proceeds benefit The Salvation Army's services throughout the world! Over 50 vendors participate each year. Volunteer for a bit, and you may even find a bargain as well!

Flea Market Volunteers will help to create a positive experience for vendors and visitors. Our next Flea Market is on Saturday, September 25th.

The below shifts are available for volunteers. Let us know which shift(s) you'd like to help with! Contact Lieutenant Darby Bowyer at (219) 838-0380 X 210 or (219) 730-7032

  • Pre - Event Set Up | 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Event Activities | 9:00am - 12:00pm & 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Bake Sale Table
    • Flea Market Table
    • Grill
    • Food Service
    • Fill Condiments & Clean Tables 
    • Work in Kitchen 
    • Cash Register 
  • Post - Event Tear Down | 1:00pm - 3:00pm


  • 18 years or older
  • Enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Reliable, professional, and friendly
  • 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 Dove at 219-838-0380 ext 204 or linda.dove@usc.salvationarmy.org. 

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

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • What age category do you belong? Must be at least 18 or older

Schedule Summary

This activity occurs between Thursday, April 01, 2021 and Sunday, October 31, 2021