The Salvation Army - Aberdeen, SD


Volunteer with The Salvation Army -Aberdeen   We have two areas that you can make a big difference:

Front Desk Receptionist – Greet people at the front desk and on the phone and direct them to the appropriate staff person.  Shifts from 3 to 4 hours throughout the week

 

Thrift Store Volunteer – Do you like books? Clothes? Or do you love to find that one unique and memorable item? Help us sort, prep and tag these and many more items for the sales floor. These sales help to keep operational costs low so we may help more individuals in various ways.  Volunteer shifts can be as little as two hours a week. 

For more info or to sign up please call us at 605-225-7410 or email us at salvationarmyaberdeen@gmail.org.  Thanks and God Bless You. 

 

125 years! That’s how long people have been volunteering for The Salvation Army here in Aberdeen and the surrounding communities. You have been helping your community in so many ways it is hard to collect them all in a few short words. Everything from cooking and serving meals, sorting donated food and items, purchasing school supplies and Christmas gifts, ringing bells, helping neighbors in fires, floods and tornadoes, visiting with seniors with a monthly food box, and countless other ways. 

We cannot continue to do this without your help!  Would you consider taking the time to help us lift up our community?  It could be 125 years but from 1:00 to 5:00 once a week (or even once a month) is most likely.  Any and all assistance is most appreciated and will make impact beyond what one can see.

 

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General Interests

Administrative Volunteers

Our small staff could never manage their heavy workload without support from our administrative volunteers.

Opportunities range from simple office and janitorial duties to college internships.

Interested volunteers will need to fill out a volunteer application, pass a background check and be physically able to do the work required for their particuler volunteer opportunity.

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Administrative Assistant 1
Internships 1
Janitorial Supervisor 1
Office Receptionist - Afternoon 0
Office Receptionist - Morning 0

Backpack Program

Volunteers pack bags with assorted food items for low income children to help supplement their food for over the weekend during the school year.
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Bag Transporter 1
Baggers 1

Christmas

Christmas can be especially stressful when times are tough.

Help bring a little relief to struggling neighbors by signing up for one of these volunteer opportunities.

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Angel Tree Gift Distribution Volunteer 2 12/21/2018 12/21/2018
Angel Tree Gift Processors 1
Angel Tree Gift Transporters 1

Community Care Ministry - Regular Worship

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Programs 1

Community Service

Anyone doing community service hours will be assigned to one of these positions
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Janitorial Assistant CS 1
Thrift Store Volunteer CS 1

Emergency Disaster Services

We need hard-working, compassionate, energetic volunteers who are willing to invest a small amount of their time to train and prepare for disaster response.

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Canteen Driver 0
Canteen Responder 1
EDS Diesel Technician / Canteen Maintenance 1
EDS Mobile Responder 1
EDS Supplies Management 1
EDS Van Driver 1
Gypsy Day Parade 1

Meal-Share

Meal-Share is The Salvation Army's noon feeding program where we "share a meal" with the community.

Lunch is served Monday - Friday from noon until 12:30. There is no charge for this meal.

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Kitchen Helper 1
Prep Cook 1
Serving / Cleanup 1

Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving Banquet Church Greeter 1
Thanksgiving Banquet Waiter 1 11/21/2018 11/21/2018

The Food Warehouse

Need knows no season at The Salvation Army. . .
The Food Warehouse is busy all year long meeting needs in the Aberdeen area.

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Food Warehouse Worker 1
Senior Food Box Deliveries 1
Warehouse Donation Transporter 1

The Salvation Army Thrift Store

Watch your donations of time, talent and treasure transform into HELP !.
All profits from our Thrift Store are channeled back into our ministry to the Aberdeen area.

THE SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE HOURS ARE:
Monday - Wednesday from 9 - 5.
Thursday and Friday from 9 -7
Saturday from 9 - 5.

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Thrift Store Volunteer 1

Trustees

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Janitorial Assistant 1

Women's Ministries

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Dinner Volunteers 1
Programs 1

Youth Center Activities

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Youth Center Volunteer 1

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 meet human needs in His name without discrimination.