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Become a Volunteer

Become a volunteer today and help us fulfill our promise to America of "Doing the Most Good."

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Almost 3.3 million people of all ages volunteered their time, talents, and resources to assist The Salvation Army's work. Our volunteers are critical partners in helping us fulfill our promise to America of "Doing the Most Good."

WHY VOLUNTEER WITH US? 

Need to Complete Court-Ordered Community Service? 
Are you a Student or Active Duty Military and Need to work with a Non-Profit for Service hours?
In a Transition-to-Work or Job Training Program? 
Gaps in your Resume due to unemployment or raising a family? OR YOU ARE LOOKING TO
Gain valuable Retail Experience?
Brush up on your English Language Skills?
Have FUN and GIVE BACK to the Community?

The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers with:
A friendly smile and great attitude
Willingness to do daily duties with joy
A great work ethic and ability to follow directions
An eye for merchandising, decorating and organization
An ability to talk with customers and quickly make friends

Sounds like you? Stop by one of our Family Stores and complete the application today!

Doing The Most Good

If you'd like to volunteer with us, please complete and return this Form to either:
• Any family thrift store location
• Via email sandiego.arc@usw.salvationarmy.com
• Our office 920 14th St. San Diego 92101
• Or at orientation 1335 Broadway San Diego 92101 (offered every Tuesday at 9AM)
 
Background check needs to clear and orientation needs to be completed prior to volunteering in any retail store.
 
There is also Warehouse opportunities for *immediate* community service hours. The only requirements for that are to show up to the Warehouse 1335 Broadway San Diego 92101 M-F 7AM (no shorts, sandals or tanks permitted) No background check or orientation needs to be completed to volunteer in the warehouse.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Background check needs to clear and orientation needs to be completed prior to volunteering in any retail store.
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