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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!

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Processing grocery orders.
  • Load carts to be distributed into clients’ cars.
  • Stocking, sorting, checking expiration dates, and shelving food donations.
  • Help unload produce, goods, and food.

Availability: Monday–Fridays, 8:30am–3:30pm.

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

For the most part, our Soup Kitchen is scheduled out at least one year in advanced. There are occasions that some dates are open. 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, and your group’s availability.

We are currently looking for groups to help build boxes which are distributed to families and individuals in need across our community. Note: Normally scheduled on Thursdays.

  •  Light janitorial work
  • Help in warehouse
  • Light admin work (filing, making phone calls,
    manage recurring reports, learning systems).
  • Clean-up property and parking lots
  • Wash outside windows
  • Plant Flowers, Water Flowers, Trim bushes
  • Sweep around entrance way

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


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.

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.

  • Soup Kitchen: Groups of 5 to 7
  • Pantry: Groups Up to 15
  • Box Build: Groups of 15
  • Building/Office/ Warehouse: Varies depending on need
  • Landscape: Groups Up to 10
  • Event: Varies depending on Event
Find us on the west side of 39th Avenue, across from the Kenosha Transit bus station

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

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Proudly Supported By:

The Catholic Community Foundation
Kenosha Community Foundation
United Way of Kenosha County
Snap-on Incorporated
Bane-Nelson Industrial and Commercial Contractor
Herzing University
Racine Kenosha Community Action: Helping People, Changing Lives