Salvation Army 2017 Volunteer Opportunities

The Salvation Army Jackson Command provides hope and love to those in need in the Greater Jackson Area. Our volunteers assist us daily to raise more funds, help more people and show the love of Christ.

How can you get involved?

Admin and Store Assistance: The Salvation Army provides assistance 365 days out of the year. While bell ringing and Angel Tree Toy Shop is underway, volunteers are still needed at our Family Store and in our Admin Building. Volunteers willing to sort pantry items, restock store inventory, and sort through donations are needed every week. Available hours at the Admin Building are between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Available hours at the Family Store and Warehouse are between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Saturday.
* The Admin Building & the Jackson Family Store are located at 110 Presto Lane Jackson, MS

Event Volunteer: Throughout the year, The Salvation Army host community events to provide safe, family fun to our community members. We need assistance with set up/clean up, activity leaders, food service and more! This year’s event schedule is as follows:

  • Back to School Celebration – July 22, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm.
    Volunteer time commitment is 9 am – 2 pm. Volunteers will assist with handing out book bags, food distribution, and clean up. This event will be held at The Jackson Convention Center located at 105 E. Pascagoula Street Jackson, MS 39201.
  • Hallow’d Be Thy Name Fall Festival – October 28, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm.
    Volunteer time commitment is 9 am – 2 pm. Volunteers will assist with the setup/clean up, activity leader, food distribution, jump house chaperone, etc. This event will be held at 570 E. Beasley Road Jackson, MS 39206.
  • Thanksgiving Feeding – Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017 from 9 am – 12 pm. Volunteer commitment is 9 am – 12 pm. Volunteers will assist with assembling Thanksgiving meals, clean up and or meal delivery. If you are interested in meal delivery, please let our Volunteer Department know. This event will be held at 570 E. Beasley Road Jackson, MS 39206.
  • Angel Tree Toy Shop: Donate your time and talents at the Salvation Army Christmas Toy Shop during the month of December. Help receive and fill wishes for Angel Tree Recipients. Volunteer, 18 and older, work at least 4 hour shifts to sort through and put together Christmas bags for recipients.