Youth Ministry - Summer Camp

Be a part of serving the community through our summer camp program!

Summer Camp volunteers are instrumental to the success of our summer camp. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to

  • Work with up to 15 children at a time
  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Lead fun activities while ensuring safety of youth

Volunteers are needed Monday – Friday throughout the summer


  • 18 years or older
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Must have a passion for helping
  • Reliable, professional, and friendly
  • Ability to show kindness to everyone
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check
  • 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 Kent Lee at

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

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • Illinois Mandated Reporter Training Must be Completed