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28 - Oct
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Where:The Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale, 100 Southwest 9th Avenue,, Broward County, Florida, United States, 33312
“Hope Marches On” this holiday season! The Salvation Army of Broward County is seeking South Florida residents with a positive outlook and an affinity for philanthropy and fun to apply for seasonal bell ringer positions during the nonprofit organization’s job on Thursday, October 28, from 10 a.m. – noon. The job fair will take place at the Salvation Army’s headquarters at 100 SW 9th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Approximately 125 paid positions need to be filled. \ \ Synonymous with the Christmas season, “ringing the bell” at a Salvation Army Red Kettle has been a tradition since 1895. It’s not just about ringing a bell, however. All proceeds from the Kettle stay in Broward County and support the Salvation Army’s feeding, shelter and social service programs. Last year, the nonprofit organization raised over $320,215, more than a 33% increase over the same period last year, in less than five weeks in November and December, for the Greater Fort Lauderdale community. \ \ The job fair screenings will comply with CDC-approved COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and applicants will be required to wear a mask. Bell Ringers will be selected for employment for the holiday period of November 12 – December 24. \ \ The Red Kettle Bell Ringers program is only part of the nonprofit organization’s efforts to help those less fortunate. Last year’s Angel Tree Program secured and distributed more than 7,566 gifts to 1,114 families with diminished resources. The Salvation Army is also actively assisting thousands of residents-in-need through its Food Pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each Thursday, trusted Army experts provide non-perishable items and other pantry goods to hundreds of underserved families. The organization also provides meals-to-go services for the homeless, its residents and other impoverished individuals.\ \ For more information, contact Robert Beasley at [email protected] or call (954) 712-2680.
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