The Salvation Army - Waterloo/Cedar Falls


Did you know The Salvation Army is one of the largest human service providers in the world? Our Mission is to meet human needs in God's name without discrimination. And our work wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our many community partners, donors and volunteers.

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We appreciate our volunteers and acknowledge that we could not minister to the needs of individuals in our community without you being apart of our ministry team. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army Waterloo/Cedar Falls.  

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Building Maintenance

Assist the professional staff with building maintenance and landscaping and grounds maintenance – general duties pertaining to lawn care.

Activity Shifts Start End
AARP (Senior Community Service Employment Program) 0
Custodian Assistant 84 2/6/2023 6/1/2023
Grounds Keeping 84 2/6/2023 6/1/2023

Food Distribution

Help organize and distribute food pantry items to individuals—drive thru pick-up on Tuesday and Thursday.

Activity Shifts Start End
Perishable Goods Pantry 34 2/7/2023 6/1/2023
Perishable Goods Pantry Donation Pick-up - Route Driver 34 2/7/2023 6/1/2023

General Office

Assist staff with answering phones, data entry, filing, assisting with special events and etc.

Activity Shifts Start End
High School & College Volunteer Service Hours 1
Office Volunteer 84 2/6/2023 6/1/2023
Unpaid Internships 1


Individuals and groups assist the kitchen staff in preparing a free lunch for the community. Meals served Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30am – 12:30pm.

Activity Shifts Start End
Noon Lunch Program - Meal Prep 50 2/6/2023 5/31/2023
Noon Lunch Program - Serving & Cleaning 50 2/6/2023 5/31/2023

Pastoral Care

Help provide spiritual counsel and the opportunity for spiritual growth provided by The Salvation Army Corps officers.

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Men's, Women's & Children's Ministries 1

Youth Center

Mentor and work with students ,K-8th, and assist in daily activities.

Activity Shifts Start End
After School Program - Youth Center 85 2/6/2023 6/2/2023
Piano or Guitar Instruction Facilitator 34 2/6/2023 5/30/2023
Summer Day Camp - Youth Center 61 5/29/2023 8/18/2023
Waterloo Salvation Youth Basketball 1 7/14/2025 7/14/2025

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army is a international movement, it is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.

Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated be the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination.