Holiday Volunteer Opportunities - Driver

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community by driving for The Salvation Army!

The Driver is a vital part of our Red Kettle Holiday activities which require the transportation of bell ringers to and from various locations. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Safely operate the vehicles
  • Ensure timely transport of people 

This opportunity is available Monday - Saturday from November 13th - December 24th. Volunteers are needed at 10:00AM to transport bell ringers from the Chicago Lawn Corps to their assigned locations, and at 6:00pm to transport bell ringers from their assigned locations to Chicago Lawn Corps.

We are open to both one-time and recurring assistance!


  • 18 years or older
  • Passion for helping
  • Experience and comfort in driving throughout the city
  • High energy, poised demeanor, and friendly disposition
  • Ability to relate to and work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Reliable, organized, and hard working
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check and Motor Vehicle Report


Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities, volunteer sites, or while driving Salvation Army property.

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 Dennise Hernandez at

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

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • Motor Vehicle Registry Approval Must be at least Cleared

Schedule Summary

This activity occurs between Friday, November 13, 2020 and Thursday, December 24, 2020