The Candidates and Recruitment Department of the Western Territory is dedicated to helping those who believe that God has called them to serve in ministry. We help with the application process by working with the Divisional Leaders and local Corps (church) in an effort to make the application process a smooth one.

If you have any questions or would like information on becoming a Salvation Army Officer, please contact your Divisional Candidates’ Secretary (please see below for your Divisional Headquarters), or write to:

Alaska Division
(907) 276-2515

California South (San Diego, Riverside, Imperial, San Bernardino, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, The Central Coast: Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties)
(562) 264-3600

Cascade Division (Oregon and Southern Idaho)
(503) 794-3200

Del Oro Division (Northern California & Northern Nevada)
(916) 563-3700

Golden State Division (San Francisco, The Central Coast: Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, and The Central Valley Area)
(415) 553-3500

Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division (Hawaiian Islands, Guam, Micronesia, and the Marshall Islands)
(808) 988-2136

Intermountain Division (Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Southern Montana)
(303) 861-4833

Northwest Division (Washington, Northern Idaho, Northern Montana)
(206) 281-4600

Southwest Division (Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Nevada)
(602) 267-4239

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