VOLUNTEER

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The work that Shalom Center does in the community is only possible due to the support of people in our community volunteering their time, talent, and skills.

In order to volunteer, we want to get to know you. We ask that you fill out our simple Volunteer Application which helps us better understand what you are looking to do. Some of the most common questions can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions below. We thank you for thinking of us!

Volunteer Application
Frequently Asked Questions

Due to COVID-19, many opportunities are limited to the amount of people permitted to be in the building leading to limited volunteer opportunities and responsibilities.

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Volunteer Opportunities

• Help load carts to be distributed into clients’ cars.
• Stocking, sorting, and shelving food donations.
• Check expiration dates of products on shelves.
• Availabilities: Monday – Fridays | 8:30 – 3:30

Special Note: This opportunity involves standing, bending, and lifting (between 5-50 pounds).

• Help unload produce, goods, and food.
• Sorted, stock, and shelve donations in warehouse.

Special Note: This opportunity involves standing, bending, and lifting (between 5-50 pounds).

• Help deep clean the kitchen and sort items.
• Light janitorial work.
• Light admin work including filing, making phone calls, manage recurring reports, and learning systems.

• We are looking to build a community of volunteers interested in helping organize, participate, and manage the variety of events support the Shalom Center’s efforts.

We are currently looking for groups to help build boxes which are distributed to families and individuals in need across our community.

What is a box build?

A group of individuals in assembly line form (with social distancing built in)

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Frequently Asked Questions

In order to volunteer by yourself, you must be 16 or older. However volunteers between 12-16 may volunteer when accompanied by their parent, guardian, or teacher.

In our Soup Kitchen, volunteers must be older than 16 in order to work in the actual kitchen. However, there are numerous other tasks throughout the meal service that younger volunteers can do.

​For groups of school children or youth-age clubs/organizations, please contact the Volunteer Department to arrange an opportunity.

There are quite a few different jobs and duties that are part of volunteering in our Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen. A full list can be found here!

We ask that you fill out this very brief volunteer interest form so that we are connecting you with an opportunity that fits your interests and our needs. Once you fill that out, someone from our Volunteer Department will contact you to provide more information on your volunteer opportunities.


If you are volunteering with a program or under a court-ordered requirement, there may be additional time required to ensure the proper forms are filled out and agreements coordinated.

For the most part, our Soup Kitchen is scheduled out at least one year in advanced. There are occasions, however, that some dates are open. Those open dates can be found here. If your group would like to serve on an open date (or numerous dates), please email our Volunteer Department so that we can get your group scheduled. Please include your name, group’s name, the amount of people in your group so that we can promptly get this filled for you.

Soup Kitchen: Groups Up to 10
Kitchen Clean Up: Groups Up to 5
Pantry: Groups Up to 20
Warehouse: Groups Up to 20

Please contact our Volunteer Department with your ideas for your group and we will work with you!

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4314 39th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 658-1713

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