VOLUNTEERS

We welcome you to prayerfully consider joining us as a part of the Children's Ministry Team.  Below, you will find descriptions of many of the opportunities available. Contact Emily if you are interested in joining our team.

The following forms are required to be submitted prior to volunteering:

  • Background Check Consent Form
  • Application Form & Questionnaire
  • Grace Life Kids Policies & Procedures Handbook

ADULT VOLUNTEERS

NURSERY WORKER (Infants, Toddlers & 2s) - Basic care of little ones beginning at eights weeks of age. This is a special ministry that reaches out to both babies and their parents.

SMALL GROUP LEADERS - Shepherd the kids through questions about the story and Biblical truths, engages them in community-building activities, helps them create a remembrance of their experience and blesses them before they leave.  Ideally, these leaders work week after week with the same group of kids giving them the opportunity to develop lasting relationships.

HOST - Welcomes the children to the large group gathering, introduces the Storyteller and ensure all transitions happen smoothly.

WORSHIP LEADER - Fosters prayer in the hearts of our children by listening to the direction of the Holy Spirit and leading them in fun, interactive worship services.

STORYTELLER - Presents the Bible passage to the large group in an engaging way, He/She leads out of the overflow of their own life, telling personal stories as prompted and guiding the kids into a time of natural worship response.

GREETER - Welcomes children as they arrive, monitors check-in/check-out procedures and helps guide children to the appropriate classrooms.

AV TECH - Facilitates the flow and technical aspects of Sunday programming by operating sound, visuals and PowerPoint presentations.

MAIL MINISTRY - Send out cards to visitors, birthday cards and cards of encouragement during special times of need or celebration.

TEACHER APPRECIATION TEAM - "Love on" our teachers who work so hard throughout the year through the coordination of meals for teacher training sessions or special gatherings, etc.

MATERIALS TEAM - Work behind the scenes to prepare for Sunday.  Tasks include gathering supplies, searching for props or preparing craft projects.

CELEBRATION TEAM - Work together every six - seven weeks to prepare special snacks and decorations for the Remember and Celebrate Services that wrap up each unit.

SNACK TEAM - Prepares simple, healthy, pre-portioned snacks for Sunday mornings.

 

YOUTH VOLUNTEERS

Youth Volunteers give youth (7th grade & above) an opportunity to serve the faith community during our weekend services.  Opportunities are currently available in the following areas:

  • Nursery Worker (6th grade & above)
  • PreK / K Classroom Assistants (6th grade & above)
  • 1st - 5th Grade Classroom Assistants (9th grade & above)
  • Tech (6th grade & above) - Work in the sound booth on a scheduled rotation. Learn how to mix sound and run tech programs.
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