Van Driver

Activity Summary:

As a vital part of daily operations, The Salvation Army runs programs and services that often require the transportation of goods, food, or individuals to various locations throughout the Northwest Indiana/Chicagoland area. As a Corps Van Driver, you will safely operate the vehicles under direct supervision of the Corps Officer.

This position can be flexible. We need someone to commit to approximately 10-15 hours a week, Monday through Friday.


  • 18 years or older
  • Ability to lift 30lbs
  • Passion for helping
  • Experience and comfort in driving throughout the city
  • High energy, poised demeanor and friendly disposition
  • Ability to relate to and work with diverse populations
  • Reliable, organized and hard working
  • Pass initial screening process and MVR screening process


Due to the population, Volunteers need to be willing to undergo a background check and initial screening process. Once they have passed, they will need to complete our Safe from Harm online training within 90 days of starting.

Alcohol, drugs and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army Facilities or volunteer site.

Clothing must be respectful as you will be representing The Salvation Army.

*Off Street Parking is available.*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please complete the online application by clicking the “Sign Up” button.

If you have further questions please contact Linda Dove at Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • How much can you lift comfortably? Must be at least 30 lbs.
  • What age category do you belong? Must be at least 18 or older

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday Morning
  • Tuesday Morning
  • Friday Morning