VOLUNTEERING: JOURNEY HELPS MINISTRY

As a part of the Journey Helps Ministry, we believe that serving others is at the center of the heart of Christ. Our ministry encompasses a range of vital roles. Each of these roles plays a crucial part in creating a welcoming, safe, and supportive environment for our church community and beyond. We're dedicated to serving with joy, compassion, and excellence, striving to make everyone feel valued and connected. Join us in serving others and making a difference in our community!


We have several areas for people to get involved in many ways! Come join us!

Journey helps ministry Volunteer Roles

There are several avenues under the umbrella of the Helps Ministry in which we'd love to have you volunteer. These include:

  • Purpose of Position (Your WIN) – The Compassion ministry will be responsible for preparing and delivering dishes and/or deserts for funeral receptions as well as meals for people after surgery.

     

    Time Commitment – Approximately 1 – 2 hours as needed

     

    Length of Commitment – You remain the contact group and respond to needs you are able to help with.

     

    Description – The Compassion Ministry team member will be added to a communication thread where the needs will be presented as they come to us.  Each team member will have the freedom to decide if this is an opportunity they can help with or not.  Each team member can communicate with the directors (Linda Montalto & Ella Dovell) in order to organize when and where food will be dropped off.

     

    Expectations

    • Cook or purchase meal or dish for families after surgery and/or funeral receptions
    • Opportunities for meals following surgeries last no more than two weeks and meals are delivered 2 to 3 times per week.
    • Be willing to communicate with directors and to assist where needed and able

    Skills Needed

    • Ability to cook (can also purchase items)
    • Driving to drop off meals and/or dishes by deadline
    • Ability to adapt to last minute changes
    • Ability to laugh and have fun
  • Purpose of Position (Your WIN) – The Connection Tent Volunteers are responsible for welcoming everyone to the church. Volunteers will greet any newcomers and provide them with any information they would like about the church, kids ministry, youth, restrooms or anything else they need. First time guests should receive a gift bag found under the tent. Please greet everyone with a warm, friendly smile.

     

    Time Commitment – Approximately 1 ½ hours, 4-5 times a quarter (as the team grows you will be needed less – our goal that you will eventually serve no more than once a month)

     

    Length of Commitment – Six months-one year

     

    Description – The Connection Tent Volunteer will enter into a rotation. Schedules are provided for 3 months at a time. We ask that you greet everyone with a warm smile in a friendly manner. The win is when we have new people return and they tell others what a friendly family atmosphere we have at The Journey.

     

    Expectations

    ●      Greet anyone who visits the connection tent at a service 4-5 times per quarter.

    ●      Coverage will begin at 9:30 am. on Sunday mornings.

    ●      Be willing to arrive 5-10 minutes earlier on your Sunday to cover.

    ●      In the 5-10 minutes that you are there early, familiarize yourself with what’s happening. Ex. Small Groups, community outreach, any events that we are involved in.

    ●      Ability to direct and educate while answering any questions anyone would have.

     

    Skills Needed

    ●      Friendly & Honest.

    ●      Ability to direct and educate.

    ●      Ability to adapt to last minute changes.

    ●      Ability to laugh and have fun.

    ●      Ability to communicate.

  • Purpose of Position (Your WIN) – The Security Team will be responsible for safety of our adults and children during the Sunday service as well as directing how things should take place in the case of an emergency.

     

    Time Commitment – Approximately 2 hours on Sunday as scheduled throughout the quarter (as the team grows your frequency of serving will decrease with our goal being that each person would serve no more than once a month)

     

    Length of Commitment – Six months to one year

     

    Description – The security team will be trained by our security director and other security team members.  Each team member will show up at 9:30 a.m. to participate in the following responsibilities:  sweep the parking lot, interior sweep of sanctuary and hallway, check bathrooms, lock interior and exterior doors at appropriate time, as well as other specific assignments given by the security director or necessary due to the particular event.

     

    Expectations

    ●      Satisfactory completion of a background check.

    ●      Arrive by 9:30 a.m. prepared for duty.

    ●      Work through the necessary responsibilities according to your assignment.

    ●      Communicate with security director and/or Pastors in the event of emergency.

    ●      Attempt to find a replacement in event you are not able to fulfill responsibility.

    ●      Oversee evacuation in an event of an emergency.

    ●      Report any suspicious activity to security directors.

    ●      Smile and speak to our attendees while performing your duty.

    ●      Willing to attend necessary training.

     

    Skills Needed

    ●      Ability to de-escalate situations.

    ●      Ability remain calm in the midst of high pressure situations.

    ●      Ability to adapt to last minute changes.

    ●      Ability to laugh and have fun.

    ●      Ability to communicate.

  • Purpose of Position (Your WIN)– The Tear Down team will be responsible for tearing down all equipment, placing it into crates and returning crates to trailer.

     

    Time Commitment – Approximately 1 hour a week

     

    Length of Commitment – Three Months

     

    Description – The Tear down team member will enter into a rotation of people who be responsible for tearing down equipment following service and returning everything to the trailer.  Each new team member will initially report to our Tear Down director who will train you accordingly. If a team member is not able to make it on the day of his/her normal rotation he/she may either trade dates with someone else or just notify Kevin Dawson of his/her absence so he can be sure we have adequate help.

     

    Expectations

    • Assist in tear down following the service once a month
    • Tear down will occur approximately 10 minutes following Sunday service (we don’t want to be tearing down equipment while the majority of the people are still in the meeting area.)
    • Be willing to take instruction from tear down director
    • Assist wherever needed

    Skills Needed

    • Some physical ability needed (everything is in carts but some lifting is required)
    • Some carts are heavy to push/pull
    • Ability to adapt to last minute changes
    • Ability to laugh and have fun
  • Purpose of Position – The Trailer Driver will pull the trailer to and from the school for services.

     

    Time Commitment – Approximately 1 hour a week

     

    Length of Commitment – Each person will enter into a rotation that lasts a month at a time. 

     

    Description – The Trailer Driver will see that the trail is picked up from the parking lot close to Remington Fire Department and delivered to the school by 8 a.m. on Sunday morning.  Following the service, the trailer will be hauled back to the parking lot and dropped off.

     

    Expectations

    • Be on time with the trailer on Sunday morning in order for the team to set up
    • Be available following tear down to haul trailer back to where we park it
    • Have a truck capable of pulling the heavy 24-foot trailer
    • Fill in to help on the occasion that another trailer driver is sick or unable to fulfill their rotation

     

    Skills Needed

    • Be able to back up and connect the trailer to your hitch by yourself
    • Experience pulling and backing up the trailer is necessary
    • Ability to maneuver a trailer in very tight locations
    • Ability to adapt to last minute changes
    • Ability to laugh and have fun
  • Purpose of Position – The Ushers/Greeters are responsible for welcoming everyone to the church as they enter. Please open doors to greet guests. When you greet new people, be sure to direct them to the connection tent where they will receive a gift and direction if needed. Greet everyone with a warm, friendly smile.

     

    Time Commitment – Approximately 1 ½ hours, 4-5 times per quarter.

     

    Length of Commitment – Six months to one year

     

    Description – The Ushers/Greeters will enter into a 3-month rotation. Schedules are provided for 3 months at a time. We asked that you greet everyone with a warm smile in a friendly manner. The win is when we have new people return and talk about our church/family atmosphere.

     

    Expectations

    ●      Greet at the door at a service 4-5 times per quarter.

    ●      Be willing to greet starting at 9:30am and arrive 5-10 minutes prior on your Sunday to cover.

    ●      Take up the offering.

    ●      Count number in the congregation.

    ●      Count money collected, if Clyde is not at church.

    ●      Distribute communion on Sunday’s we partake.

     

    Skills Needed

    ●      Friendly & Honest

    ●      Ability to direct and educate.

    ●      Ability to adapt to last minute changes.

    ●      Ability to laugh and have fun.

Sign Me up!

If any of these roles interest you, take just a moment to fill out the Ministry Interest Form which is linked below. This does not commit you to any role, but will get you connected with the leader of that role so we can provide you with the information you need to make that decision.


To note: Any roles within the Kid's Ministry, Youth Ministry, or Security Team require background checks which would be completed after discussion with the team leader and the commitment to the role.


MINISTRY INTEREST FORM