Whether working at the Community Service Centre behind the scenes, for the Meal Programs, the Thrift Store, or standing a Kettle during the Christmas season, you can be sure that your efforts go directly toward helping people in need and being a transforming influence in our community. We can place you or your team in just the right volunteer spot!


Thrift Store

Our Thrift Store is one of our main sources of funding for many of our programs and services!  If you have some spare time and would like to make a tangible change in our community, please apply to volunteer at our Thrift Store.  Shifts are available Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm to help:

  • Sort and process donations
  • Price items for sale
  • Help customers find items
  • Sell our many different items such as clothing, housewares, furniture, and books.


Family Ministries

Every Other Friday Night, The Salvation Army runs a program for families which includes a Meal and Activities. We need volunteer support between 4:15-7:15 pm to help with:

  • Set-Up
  • Dinner Service
  • Games
  • Clean-up


Community Response Unit – Mobile Kitchen and Street Ministry

  • Not Active at this time


Community and Family Services

Supporting families in Kamloops, Supporting Salvation Army staff delivering programs, Making connections with people in your community

  • Hampers (supervise our shopping model)
  • Bag down products (sugar, flour, coffee, jam/peanut butter, etc.)


Wednesday Meal Program

Wednesday Nights from 4:30-6:15 pm

  • Food Preparation
  • Serving
  • Clean Up


Christmas Kettle Campaign

From Mid-November  to December 24th, The Salvation Army Kettle Campaign raises funds to cover ministry costs for the entire year. As a result, this campaign is one of the most important times at The Salvation Army. Check back for our 2020 Campaign Information in October 2020.

You can sign up online using the Kettle Volunteer Application Form.  Invite your friends, family, co-worker to be a Bell ringer too.


Ready to Volunteer?

1. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 250-554-1611 ext. 205 to arrange an appointment

2. Fill out an Online Volunteer Application Form