Call for Volunteers

2018-2019

 

Our current roster of Children’s Nurture volunteers has done a wonderful job of engaging and leading our DPC kids as they grow in their knowledge and experience of Jesus. The time has come to call for additional folks willing to serve for the 2018-19 ministry year, which runs from September 2018 through August 2019. Please check out the openings here and if you would like to join our team or learn more information on how you can get involved please, contact Tally Flint (tally@denverpres.org).


Nursery Coordinator

·      Purpose: To raise children who will be mature lifelong followers of Jesus

·      Duties: Welcome parents to the nursery and assist with check-in/out procedures; assist paid childcare workers with nursery care; teach a short Sunday school lesson to the 3-year-old nursery class.

·      Time: 9:45-11:45 a.m. on Sunday morning

·      Commitment: 1 Sunday per month; 1-2 meetings with leadership per calendar year

·      Skills Needed: Love for Jesus. Friendly and helpful spirit, love and care for children. Completion of volunteer application and consent to run a background check.


Children’s Worship Lead or Assistant Teacher (PreK-3rd Grades)

·       Purpose: To raise children who will be mature lifelong followers of Jesus

·       Duties: Work in teams of two (one Lead and one Assistant teacher) to engage and lead children through an age-appropriate worship experience (including liturgy, prayer and lesson), using the curriculum provided and prepared by Children’s Nurture leadership

·       Time: During the sermon portion of the Sunday service – approx. 10:30-11:15 a.m.; approx. 30 min-1 hour of lesson prep time in the week prior to teaching.

·       Commitment: 1 Sunday per month; 1-2 meetings with leadership per calendar year

·       Skills Needed: Love for Jesus. Enthusiasm for seeing children learn and grow in their knowledge of Christ; flexible spirit; ability to manage a classroom of children in an age-appropriate and enjoyable way. Completion of volunteer application and consent to run a background check.


Sunday School Teachers (1st-5th Grades) 

·      Purpose: To raise children who will be mature lifelong followers of Jesus, and know how to read the Bible

·      Duties: Build community with kids and explore God’s Word by guiding class through Scripture lesson and discussion of what it means for our lives. As a group, practice helpful Bible-reading tools and techniques (lessons, techniques and training provided by Children’s Nurture leadership).

·      Time: 70 minutes per Sunday (8:40-9:50 a.m.); approx. 20-30 minutes per week to review/prep lesson

·      Commitment: Every Sunday for one 6-week session. (Fall 1; Fall 2; Spring 1; Spring 2; Spring 3)

·      Skills Needed: Love for Jesus and His Word. Enthusiasm for seeing children learn and grow in their knowledge of Christ and skills to follow Him throughout their lives; flexible spirit; ability to manage a class of children in an age-appropriate and enjoyable way. Completion of volunteer application and consent to run a background check.