The Salvation Army - Alton, IL


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Advisory Council

Looking for enthusiastic, inspirational, community minded individuals with diverse professional backgrounds, knowledge, experience, talents, perspective and networking skills. Individuals who are attentive stewards, a source of inspiration and are willing fundraisers.

The advisory council is consists of these selected community leaders, who are charged with the responsibility of advising and assisting the local Salvation Army in planning and supporting the daily activities that meet the needs in the communities surrounding of Northern Madison County.

The men and women on the advisory council serve as committee chairs for finance, program, community relations, fundraising/development, properties, emergency disaster and social services which meet once a month.

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Emergency Disaster Services (EDS)

There are many reasons why people in need seek the shield of The Salvation Army. They know that in a crisis our trained volunteers will be there able to provide the necessary assistance and comfort to make it through any emergency or disaster.

Whether that disaster should happen to you or your neighbor and it is natural or caused by man, Salvation Army volunteers have been ready to answer an emergency. Since 1900, volunteers have responded to local, national and international disasters such as fires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and acts of terrorism.

When you become an EDS volunteer, you will receive introductory training to emergency disaster services. Afterward, based upon your areas of interest and ability there are intermediate and advanced level courses available.

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Emergency Social Services (ESS)

The Salvation Army Emergency Social Services (ESS) Program bridges a gap for families and individuals by meeting their emergency and basic needs while they are working through their temporary financial crisis.

After assessing clients’ needs, Salvation Army caseworkers provide and assistance package to help clients during temporary setbacks. Part of that package may include referrals to other agencies, which have forged partnerships with The Salvation Army.

Services, based upon available funding, include assistance with mortgage/rent payments, utilities, clothing, groceries/meals, disaster recovery, funeral expenses, furniture, prescriptions and spiritual counseling.

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Food Pantry Volunteer 14 4/7/2020 7/7/2020

Volunteer Opportunities

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Driver - Community Food Donations 80 4/1/2020 8/2/2021
Maintenance 131 4/1/2020 9/30/2020
Overnight Warming Centers in Alton 1

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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.