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Volunteering at VBS

There are many ways that you can help make this year's VBS a success! Please take a look at the following areas to see which role would best suit you:

Craft/Science Coordinator:  This job is best suited for an individual who is organized and enjoys planning, preparing, and executing craft and/or science ideas.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Plan crafts/science experiments for all grades in attendance

  • May oversee the craft/science station assistants who are helping at the station

  • Prepares necessary craft supplies and/or science experiments ahead of time so everything is organized into daily packets for the children

  • Decides what daily challenges to do (from a list) and prepares accordingly

  • Presents the crafts and/or science experiments during VBS and/or oversees who presents them

  • Oversees the setup and cleanup of the craft/science areas each day

  • Makes sure the key lesson themes are reinforced through the crafts and science experiments

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Snack Coordinator:  This job is best suited for an individual who is organized and enjoys working with food.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Plan snacks for all grades in attendance

  • May oversee the snack assistants who are helping at the station

  • Decides what daily challenges to do (from a list) and prepares accordingly

  • Presents daily snacks during VBS and/or oversees those who present them

  • Monitors which children have allergies, plans accordingly, and notifies the appropriate team leaders and helpers

  • Coordinates the serving of snacks each day

  • Oversees the cleanup the snack areas daily

  • Makes sure the lesson themes are reinforced through the snacks

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Music Coordinator:  This job is best suited for an individual who is enthusiastic and enjoys singing with children.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Learns all the music and motions for the songs

  • Helps plan and run the daily assemblies, including enthusiastically leading music

  • Trains others to learn songs and motions ahead of time so they can also be up front helping to lead music

  • Helps plan and run the closing program

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Games Coordinator:  This job is best suited for an individual who enjoys planning and running recreational games for children.  Some of your task may include:

  • Plans games for all grades

  • Gathers game supplies ahead of time

  • Decides what daily challenges to do (from a list)

  • Sets up games during VBS

  • Runs game time or oversees others who are running game time

  • Oversees cleaning up the games area each day

  • Makes sure the key lesson themes are reinforced through the games

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Drama Director:  This job is best suited for an individual who has experience with drama.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Choosing actors/actresses for the drama and preparing folders for them with copies of the drama

  • Organizes a rehearsal schedule

  • Runs the drama practices

  • Oversees the actual production of the drama during the week of VBS

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Bible Story/Teaching Director:  This job is best suited for an individual who has experience with teaching groups of children and is engaging when telling a story.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Planning your story time for each day

  • Oversees the assistants in helping teach the story for the day

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Decorating Coordinator:  This job is best suited for an individual who has creative ideas and enjoys decorating.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Plans the decorations for all areas of the church that will be used to make the space seem appealing

  • Organizes decorating supplies and oversees a group to set up before VBS

  • Organizes and oversees a group to take down decorations after VBS is over

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Photographer:  This job is best suited for an individual who is knowledgeable about photography, enjoys taking pictures, and loves children.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Takes pictures during VBS week

  • Takes individual and/or class pictures of children

  • Takes a group shot of the entire VBS

  • Organizes photos after VBS for all to enjoy

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Team Leaders:  This job is best suited for an individual who enjoys building relationships with teams of children.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Checking the children in and out each day

  • Leading a group of children from station to station throughout the morning

  • Making sure all the children are accounted for, cared for, and enjoying their time at VBS

  • Sends home important items (such as crafts, photos, or fliers) from each day's VBS

  • Writes a follow-up postcard to each child in their team after VBS is over

  • Prays over all aspects of this job before, during, and after VBS

Assistants:  This job may not be a leadership position but it is critically important.  The assistants are the hands and feet of VBS.  They work under the designated leader of each area, helping and assisting in whatever way they can.

  • Craft/Science assistants

  • Snack assistants

  • Game assistants

  • Actors and actresses

  • Team leader assistants

  • Decorating assistants

  • Drama assistants

  • Music assistants

  • Teaching assistants

A/V Coordinator:  This job is best suited for an individual who is knowledgeable about sound and lighting.  Some of your tasks may include:

  • Organizes and runs all the A/V components of VBS

  • Sets up microphones, video presentations, and stage effects

Prayer team:  We would love to know that we have a team of individuals that will be praying for both the children as well as the volunteers that will be interacting with the children throughout the week.

Registration:  This job is best suited at working quickly and efficiently as the children and parents come in at the start of each day.  You are the first face they see!

If any of these areas interest you, please click the button below to be directed to the volunteer sign up sheet!