Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a vital role in the services The Salvation Army provides to our community. 

Volunteer opportunities include:

Thrift Stores (see Thrift Store Volunteer Position Descriptions)

  • Sorting clothes
  • Cleaning and repairing small appliances
  • Stocking displays

Upcycling Volunteers Needed

  • Looking for folks who love to upcycle furniture or love crafts.
  • Willing to be creative, use your imagination and get your hands dirty.
  • Come be part of our new upcycling adventure.


  • Preparing food
  • Serving food
  • Washing dishes

Community Services

  • Making food hampers
  • Repackaging bulk food into family portions
  • Offering professional services as part of the giving back program


  • Staffing a Christmas Kettle
  • Running a local food drive
  • Assisting with the annual golf Tournament


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Interested in volunteering? Please contact Kim Maandag, Employee Relations Advisor and Volunteer Coordinator at 250-824-0191 or complete a volunteer registration form and forward it to hr @ sananaimo.org

All volunteers are carefully screened and trained. To volunteer you will be required to:

  • Complete a Volunteer Registration Form
  • Attend an interview with department supervisor
  • Complete a RCMP Criminal Record Check
  • Receive Training