Food Service - Kitchen Assistant

Feeding the hungry is a vital part of The Salvation Army’s work. At our Harbor Light Center, The Salvation Army’s homeless shelter in downtown Minneapolis, over 600 meals are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, year round. To accomplish this, volunteers assist not only with serving food, but also preparing meals, cleaning the kitchen and dining area, and sorting through food donations. Individuals or groups of up to 5 volunteers are welcome. The number of volunteers needed depends on the shift, see below. You may volunteer one time or come on a regular basis. Volunteers must be 16 or older; if under the age of 18, must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Long pants and close-toed shoes are required. 

To see additional shifts available, click "Fill in an Application" on the right side of this page.

Dates and Times: Monday – Sunday;9:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. –
2:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 6-8pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 5
Duties: Volunteers help with final meal preparation, food processing/organizing, serving and dining area clean up. All aspects of the kitchen service area will be considered volunteer work. 

For scheduling a group, please call Deidre 612-767-3100 ext 3154 or email at Deidre_Hoppe@usc.salvationarmy.org

Qualifications Required

  • Confidentiality Agreement Must be at least Yes
  • Meal Serving Position Description Must be at least Agree
  • Policies and Procedures Must be at least Yes

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 520 total shifts) for this activity are as follows


Date Start Time End Time
Friday, July 20, 2018 7:00 AM 9:00 AM
Friday, July 20, 2018 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
Friday, July 20, 2018 11:00 AM 2:00 PM
Friday, July 20, 2018 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
Friday, July 20, 2018 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 7:00 AM 9:00 AM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 11:00 AM 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 4:00 PM 8:00 PM