VOLUNTEERS MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE 

     

The Salvation Army has changed lives and given hope to countless people throughout the nation. But it never does it alone. Among its basic resources are volunteers like you. The ways they can help are innumerable, astonishingly diverse. Possibilities range from behind the scenes clerical duties to teaching English as a second language, from sorting items at a thrift store or food pantry to supervising children's athletic programs. During the Christmas season, an especially busy time for The Salvation Army, opportunities only multiply. Volunteerism is also crucial during times of natural disaster, when The Salvation Army is on the front lines of relief and recovery.

Volunteers truly are integral to The Salvation Army's effectiveness. They broaden its range of effectiveness by bringing new points of view and fresh approaches. Their feedback leads to enhanced programs and even beginning new services. They are natural liaisons with the broader community, as well.

It is with profound appreciation that The Salvation Army supports its volunteers by offering a good working environment and scope for their interests and abilities. They are treated with respect and provided opportunities for personal growth. Many are honored through banquets and awards. Many others obtain references in a job search. Those seeking to develop job skill credentials are furnished with job descriptions, time cards and evaluations for potential employers.

To see what volunteer opportunities are available in Sioux Falls, click on the Volunteer Opportunity tab on the upper right hand side of this page or contact Marcie Priestley, Development, Community Relations and Volunteer Director for The Salvation Army of Sioux Falls at 605-338-6649 ext. 317 or marcie_priestley@usc.salvationarmy.org