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Opportunities to Serve! 

INFANT NURSERY (BIRTH-CRAWLERS): Infant nursery caregivers must be willing to play on the floor, cuddle, sing, smile, and show the love of Jesus to Gateway’s tiniest attenders. Serving Requirement: High school or older. 
Time commitment: 1-2 services per month

TODDLER NURSERY (WALKERS-2 YEARS): Toddler nursery caregivers must be full of energy and eager to interact with this active bunch as well as willing to lead Bible story and snack time. Serving Requirement: Middle school or older. 
Time commitment: 1-2 services per month

NURSERY WELCOME DESK: Nursery welcome desk volunteers must be friendly and full of smiles. These folks help facilitate nursery drop off/pick-up as well as assist new parents with check-in. Serving Requirement: Adults
Time commitment: 1-2 services per month

PRESCHOOL ROOM TEACHER (2 YEARS-KINDERGARTEN): Preschool teachers must love children and have a gift for making the Bible come alive to kids. This job requires prep time throughout the week to plan creative lessons. (Curriculum is provided.) 
Time commitment: 9-month commitment to serve one service every week

PRESCHOOL ROOM HELPER (2 YEARS-KINDERGARTEN): Preschool room helpers must be dependable and serve as an extra set of hands in the Preschool room by taking attendance, working with small groups, and assisting with snacks and restroom breaks. 
Serving Requirement: Middle school or older
Time commitment: 9-month commitment to serve one service every week

WIGGLE WORSHIP LEADER (PRESCHOOL): Wiggle Worship leaders have a passion for leading preschoolers in worship through music. Energy, commitment and creativity are essential in this role. 
Time commitment: 9-month commitment to serve (15 minutes) one service every week

ELEMENTARY SMALL GROUP LEADER (1ST-5TH GRADES): Small group leaders are purposeful at building trust and friendships with small groups of approximately 10-12 kids, demonstrating what it’s like to have a personal relationship with Jesus. They lead groups in activities prior to and following large group time and are responsible for helping kids connect the Bible lesson for the day to real life. Relationships are the key to small groups, so leaders are also encouraged to connect with their groups through weekly contacts or during other Kidway events. 
Time commitment: 9-month commitment to serve one service every week

ELEMENTARY SMALL GROUP HELPER (1ST-5TH GRADES): Small group helpers assist small group leaders with group activities and stay with small groups during large group worship time. 
Serving Requirement: Middle school or older
Time commitment: 9-month commitment to serve one service every other month

ELEMENTARY LARGE GROUP TEACHER (1ST-5TH GRADES): A large group teacher must be an energetic, creative communicator with a passion to teach God’s Word to a large group of 1st – 5th grade students. Curriculum/scripts and training will be provided. 
Time commitment: 12-month commitment to serve once a month (all 3 services) 

ELEMENTARY WORSHIP LEADER: Worship leaders must love music and have a desire to lead kids in an energetic worship time. Energy, enthusiasm and a genuine love for Jesus are much more important in this role than a great singing voice! 
Time commitment: 12-month commitment to serve once a month (all 3 services) 

SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY: These volunteers have a heart for children with special needs and will most often serve as a one-on-one helper with a child. Volunteers may be needed to serve in a variety of roles, depending on the needs of the child they are paired with. 
Time commitment: Varies: These volunteers work with staff and individual families to determine what service time they are needed. 

CHECK-IN ASSISTANTS: A Check-in assistant may be the first person a family meets and must be friendly, welcoming, and comfortable with a computer. These volunteers assist parents with checking their children into the nursery or Sunday School classes. 
Time commitment: 1-2 services per month

KIDWAY TECH (SOUND/MEDIA): Tech team members are creative, dedicated, and pay attention to detail. They are responsible for the lights, sound, and video during elementary large group time. 
Time commitment: 12-month commitment to serve once a month (all 3 services) 

TRANSFORMERS (SET-UP): This special group of volunteers must be dedicated, energetic, flexible, and be willing to get a little bit sweaty. This job involves transforming the Worship Center from a gym into smaller classes each weekend. 
Time commitment: Varies/Flexible

CREATIVE TEAM: Creative team volunteers have gifts in art, carpentry and painting, and are responsible for creating stage sets and props for large group time. 
Time commitment: Varies/Flexible

HALLWAY MONITOR (SECURITY): Hallway monitors are an important part of keeping Kidway a safe place for our kids. They may help escort kids to the restrooms and make sure adults in the hallways are either Kidway volunteers or parents. 
Time commitment: Varies