Volunteer With Us!

When you volunteer with The Salvation Army, you are doing good in a number of ways!  You're providing hope to the hopeless, enabling us to help more people by helping us save money, and creating connections to build a strong community that cares for its homeless and needy citizens.   

We Need You!

Check out this video to see how your contribution of your time and talent makes a difference!

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 
 

 Family Store (Thrift Store) 

 

 

433 Robeson Street

Fayetteville, NC 28301

(910) 764-1041

Hours: Monday through Saturday

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Contact

Sue Jordan, Director of Operations

sue.jordan@uss.salvationarmy.org

 

Ways you can help

  • Sort, hang, and price clothing
  • Sort and price other donations
  • Put merchandise out on sales floor
  • Clean and dust the merchandise
  • Sweep and mop the floors
  • Help customers find items

Requirements

  • Age: 18 and older
  • Criminal background check: Required
  • Volunteer application: Required
  • Community Service:  Accepted*
*To get credit for community service, you must first report to the administrative office at 220 E. Russell Street to fill out the appropriate paperwork  

How to Dress

  • Wear comfortable, supportive, closed-toe shoes such as sneakers
  • Refrain from wearing shirts with controversial messages or images
  • Dress lightly in summer and in layers in winter, as the warehouse is not climate controlled

 

THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY BELOW IS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DUE TO FLOODING AT THE SHELTER DURING HURRICANE MATTHEW 

 

Shelter Kitchen 

 

 

245 Alexander Street

Fayetteville, NC 28301

(910) 483-8119 x236

Hours: Every day

Lunch: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Dinner: 4:45 - 5:45 pm

Contact

Ada Isley, Kitchen Manager

 

 

Ways you can help

  • Prepare the service line for lunch or dinner
  • Wrap forks and napkins
  • Greet diners as they come through the line
  • Put food on the trays to serve to the diners
  • Fill drink cups
  • Remove trays when diners are finished eating
  • Refill drinks as needed
  • Sweep and mop floors
  • Clean tables and chairs
  • Wash dishes
  • Empty trash

Requirements

  • Age: 18 and older permitted by themselves; under 18 must be with a responsible adult such as a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or teacher
  • Criminal background check: Not required
  • Volunteer application: Not required
  • Community Service:  Accepted*
*To get credit for community service, you must first report to the administrative office at 220 E. Russell Street to fill out the appropriate paperwork
     

How to Dress

  • Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes with a good grip as you will be walking on slick kitchen floors
  • Refrain from wearing shirts with controversial messages or images
  • Suggested jewelry restrictions: limit earrings to small studs; limit rings to wedding bands; limit necklaces to small chains with small or no pendants; bracelets are not recommended
  • Things to keep in mind: You will be required to put on gloves, an apron, and a hairnet (all provided for you by The Salvation Army), so plan your apparel accordingly