In three minutes or less, click on one of the videos below to learn the steps to bellringing success! The videos are presented by Salvation Army officers in training at our two-year seminary in Southern California.

Your kettle supervisor will hold you to the standards outlined in this video, so be sure to watch it before your first bellringing shift.

In English:

En Español:

Or, if you’d prefer to read the 12 Tips, here are written versions of the training in both English and Spanish.

A Dozen Tips for Better Bellringing

A Dozen Tips for Bellringing-Spanish

Thank you for your volunteer service to help The Salvation Army Do the Most Good for people in need this Christmas.

God bless you!


  1. Kathy Lovin December 14, 2015 at

    What a sweet thing to say! We’re grateful for you Delina.

  2. Ed Kovitz December 14, 2015 at

    Want to give yourself the best Christmas present ever? Volunteer to work a shift or two for The Salvation Army as a bell ringer. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to help those in need and to serve the Lord. God bless The Salvation Army!

  3. Kathy Lovin December 11, 2015 at

    Marci – what a sweet thing for you to say! Thank you for being such a faithful volunteer. We appreciate you so much. God bless you and Merry Christmas!

  4. marci December 10, 2015 at

    its awesome to work as a volunteer for the salvation army….i look forward to it every year, mainly because there are a lot of people in need. And if i can help even just a little bit, to make someones life better…then, that’s a total win.

  5. Delina Milton November 27, 2015 at

    It’s real easy to give to God, thank you for the opportunity.

  6. Delina Milton November 27, 2015 at

    I love this organization,

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