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Volunteer Opportunities

Serving alongside others is an ideal way to meet people, develop friendships and make an impact in the community. Whether you are new or have been attending for a while, we invite you to take this important step and join a ministry team. Take a look through these opportunities and contact the ministry leaders for any that might be a good fit. If you would like help finding the right fit for you in ministry, contact Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714. Thank you for your interest in partnering with us!

Usher

Work to support the smooth functioning of our services each weekend by helping people find seating, taking the offering, and passing communion during our weekend services. Ushers serve during one service each weekend, working one month on and two months off. Training provided. Contact Usher Coordinator / Pat Barnes patrick@barnespainting.com 510-0465

Greeter

Welcome guests and visitors as they arrive by greeting them at the door with a warm smile and handing out programs. Greeters serve during one service each weekend, working one month on and two months off. Training provided.

Contact Greeter Coordinator / Rosemary Smick lsmick@att.net 246-4872

Communion Prep Team

Prepare communion trays with cups of juice and wafers on the second weekend of the month.   Volunteers work before or after one service.  Training provided.  Contact Communion Coordinator /  Carlotta Gwinn   pengwinn1@yahoo.com 276-1830

Information Desk

Be a smiling face at the information desk one service a month! Assist guests with brochures, directions and general information about life at Neighborhood. Volunteer 15 minutes before, through service, and 15 minutes after service is over. Training provided.

Contact Information Desk Coordinator / Lynn Painter painter@digitalpath.net 243-5450

Coffee Service

Greet guests with a smile and a cup of coffee as you set up and serve coffee before and after each service. Volunteers serve once or twice a month in the Living room or Worship Center. Training provided.

Contact Coffee Bar Manager / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×714

Life Safety Team (Security)

Work to promote a safe environment during weekend services and designated church events. Staffed primarily by current peace officers, honorably retired peace officers, current professional firefighters and honorably retired professional firefighters.

Contact Guest Ministries Coordinator / Jim Diehl jdiehl@neighborhood.cc 355-0178

Parking Team

Volunteers work as scheduled to assist with parking related issues during weekend services.  Training provided.  Contact Parking Team Coordinator / Eric Dean c4corvettefan@yahoo.com 215-3539

Weekend Prep Team

Great family ministry opportunity.  Help fill chair-backs in the Ministry & Worship Centers each week for the weekend services.  Friday afternoons one month out of the year.  Training provided.  Contact the Weekend Prep Coordinators/Doug & Kathi Lowrance lowrance@c-zone.net  222-7289

Prayer Team

Prayer Team members pray with people requesting prayer after each of our services. Screening and training provided. Prayer team members serve after one service each weekend, a minimum of twice per month. Consistency is important.

Contact Gordon DeWitt, gdewitt@neighborhood.cc, 221-5683×734

Online Prayer 911 Team

Commit to pray over the prayer requests received daily through the church website that are delivered to each team member’s email address.

Contact Kris Hecht, prayer911@neighborhood.cc, 423-794-0128

Community of Prayer Team

Community of Prayer volunteers meet Sunday evenings at church to pray over the prayer requests from the weekend services written on Get Connected cards as well as pray over the staff of Neighborhood.

Contact Don Ellisen andi708@yahoo.com 722-9778

Lighting Tech

Program and operate stage and house lights during weekend services. Time commitment varies based on individual availability but typically you will serve once every 4–6 weeks. Must be available during Saturday practice from 12:30-4:15pm and all weekend services. Training is provided and may require additional time during the week or when available.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Sound Tech

Set up and take down audio equipment before and after weekend practices and services. Run soundboard during weekend practices and services. Time commitment varies based on individual availability and is typically one weekend every 4–6 weeks. Must be available during Saturday practice from 12:30-4:15pm and all weekend services. Training is provided and may require additional time during the week or when available.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Prompter

Facilitate what appears on the screens during the weekend services. This includes slides, videos, lyrics and sermon notes. Basic computer skills are required. Training is provided to operate ProPresenter5 and any other necessary equipment. Time commitment varies based on individual availability and is typically one weekend every 4–6 weeks. For weekend services, you must be available during Saturday practice from 12:30-4:15pm and during all weekend service times. For Classic service, you must be available during Saturday practice from 10-11am and Sunday from 9-11am.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Instrumentalist

We are open to all instruments. Contact us to schedule an audition and meet with one of our worship leaders. Time commitment varies based on individual availability and typically is one weekend every 4–6 weeks. For weekend services, you must be available during Saturday practice from 12:30-4:15pm and all weekend services. For Classic service, you must be available during Saturday practice from 10-11am and Sunday from 9-11am.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Vocalist

We are currently accepting vocalists for our adult choir. Typically this is for the Christmas and Easter services but may include more special events in the future. Time commitment varies depending on the event and will typically include practice and dress rehearsal time before the event itself. Look for more information and sign-ups a few months before the holidays.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Classic Vocalist

We are currently accepting vocalists for our Classic service. Vocalists must be available during Saturday practice from 10-11am and Sunday from 9-11am.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Food Volunteer

Provide breakfast or dinner for the worship team. Time commitment is typically once every month or every other month. There are two time slots to choose from: Saturday dinner at 4:15pm, Sunday Breakfast at 9:00am.

Contact Worship Department / worship@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x1713

Set Up/Take Down Crew

Help with setup and takedown of primarily tables and chairs for church events.

Contact Facility Manager / George Reilly greilly@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x703

Cleaning Crew

Work alongside staff to maintain facilities and grounds.

Contact Facility Manager / George Reilly greilly@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x703

Special Projects Crew

Help with special building projects.

Contact Facility Manager / George Reilly greilly@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x703

Computer Check-in/Greeter

Welcome children and parents and assist them with the check-in process. Enter new families into a user-friendly computer check-in system. Training provided. Serve preferably twice per month at one service.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Weekly Toy Cleaner

Clean toys for the nursery and preschool classrooms. Serve once a week, variable schedule.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Nursery Caregiver

Work with a team to provide love and care for babies and toddlers. Serve preferably twice per month at one service.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Preschool Helper

Play with preschoolers and assist teacher with snack and craft. Serve preferably twice per month at one service.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Preschool Teacher

Teach Bible lesson with helpers in one of four preschool classes (Age 2-Kindergarten). Well organized curriculum, craft and activity stations provided. Serve preferably twice per month at one service.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Elementary Small Group Leader

Create connections between elementary students and add depth to the big group lesson. Serve at one service every week.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Elementary Worship Leader

Lead children in worship through singing. Serve at one service every week.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Elementary Media Tech

Run the sound system for the service. Serve one and a half hours when scheduled.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Awana Small Group Leader

Help students memorize and understand God’s Word. Serve every Thursday from 6-8:15pm, September to May.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Awana Secretary

Help students check-in, keep track of awards earned and total up team points. Serve every Thursday from 6-8:15pm, September to May.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Awana Listener

Assist the small group leader by listening to students recite scripture they have learned. Serve every Thursday from 6-8:15pm, September to May.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Awana Hall Monitor

Help students get to where they are going and keep a lookout for people that should not be in the building. Serve every Thursday from 6-8:15pm, September to May.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Awana Media Tech

Run the video before Awana starts and run the sound system during game time and council time.

Serve every Thursday from 6-8:15pm, September to May.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director Diane Lyons dlyons@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×731

Jr. High Greeter Team

Welcome students and families to events and Sunday worship.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Snack Bar Team

Do you like candy? So do we! Every Sunday and Wednesday we are looking for people to help staff our snack bar.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Set-up/Tear down Team

Help set-up and clean up for weekly and/or special events.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Intercessory Prayer Team

This is something everyone can do. Just pray for our students and God to do work in their lives.

Contact Jr. High Pastor / Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Teaching Team

We are always looking for people who feel God has gifted them with the gift of teaching to join our preaching team.

Contact Jr. High Pastor / Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Game Leader

If you like to have fun and come up with creative games, then this is the place for you.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Small Group Leader

We are always looking for leaders to live life with students and help them navigate this often rough time in their lives.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Events Team

In every season we will have an event or two that we always need extra eyes and people to help facilitate all the students.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Jr. High Parent Support Team

This team will provide feedback to the Jr. High Pastor about how well students are relating to the messages in Jr. High, the issues most important to parents and how communication between parents and the Jr. High ministry can be the most effective. This parent group would also provide help to the Jr. High Pastor as needed on special projects.

Contact Jr. High Pastor /Chris Matos, cmatos@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×724

Atmosphere Team

This team oversees Stage Design, Lighting, Décor, Room Layout and General Room Arrangements. This is an incredibly important aspect of our ministry. The time commitment of this Team averages 4-8 hours once a month on a weekend or weeknight depending on the project. Each project begins by determining the strategy of the atmosphere. Team members primarily serve during the week as projects will need to be completed by the next service time.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Life Group Team

The Life Group Team serves students by leading, co- leading or hosting a Life Group. Administrative work is also part of the process. Life Groups run in two semesters: Fall and Spring. The time commitment is two hours per week when Life Groups are meeting.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Creative Team

The Creative Team supports Sr. High’s mission by creating Art, Graphics, Video, Games and Events. These efforts sync with the current message series. You help through your God-given creativity. A person serving on this team should plan on committing 2+ hours a week depending on the project.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Music Team

The Music Team is made up of the band, band support, instrumentalists and singers. This team serves students by planning and playing music for services and events. A tryout/interview process is the entry to this team. Time commitment is 3-4 hours each week.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Technical Team

The Technical Team fills their role by setting up equipment, instruments and sound systems before services and events. This team also runs the sound board, controls the mix and manages any media used in each service. All of this is done in an effort to help students find and follow God. A Technical Team member would commit to 4+ hours on a weekend between setup, serving and teardown.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Connection Team

The Connection Team connects Sr. High Ministry and it’s mission to Families—Sunday service and manages Follow-up. Our heart is to connect with families and students. We do this by greeting, engaging and connecting with them on Sundays and throughout the week. We do this by personal interaction, phone conversations, notes, Facebook, Instagram and event attendance. You greet and engage and pursue connection. Time commitment for this team is three hours per week.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Events Team

The Events Team oversees the idea, planning, organizing, setup, teardown and debrief of our events. This team includes many roles from forming an idea into an event to mobilizing people to pull off the concept. This team coordinates with the Sr. High Pastor. The time commitment varies from 2-10 hours each week depending on the event.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Helps Team

This Team coordinates needs inside and outside of Neighborhood Church. The idea is that students and staff have opportunities available to connect their passion and talent in meeting needs. The time commitment varies from 2-4 hours each week depending on the opportunity.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Outreach Team

The Outreach Team is instrumental in accomplishing trips and mission opportunities for High School Students. This Team helps plan, organize and execute Outreach in and out of country. The time commitment ranges from 2-6 hours each week depending on the upcoming Outreach.

Contact Sr. High Assistant / Paul Wilson srhigh@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x722

Special Event Coordinator

Coordinate the volunteer event team for a designated church event.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

One-Time Event Team

Help with setup, cleanup, décor, food prep and serving for church events.

Contact Associate Pastor of Ministry/ Gordon DeWitt gdewitt@neighborhood.cc or 221-5683, x734

Coffee Set Up (Tuesday evenings)

Set up coffee bar and serve coffee for the Marriage Ministry classes Tuesday nights. Time commitment is from 6:30-7:15pm.

Contact Care Ministry/ care@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×712

Coffee Set Up (Sunday morning)

Set up coffee supplies and urn at 10am for the Symposium Class (Sunday at 11am). Clean up/put away coffee supplies and urn after class at 12:15pm.

Contact Groups Director / Dinah Vaughn dvaughn@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x719

Provide Meeting Refreshments (Thursday mornings)

Bless Neighborhood staff on Thursday mornings by preparing a continental breakfast or a few snacks. It can be as simple or elaborate as you like.

Contact Morning Receptionist / Kellie Peek kpeek@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x700

Baptism & Partnership Team

Work with the Executive Assistant to prepare and set up snacks and coffee for Baptism Class and Partnership Class, offered 4 times per year.

Contact Interim Executive Assistant / Gordon DeWitt gdewitt@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x734

Celebrate Recovery Set-Up

Set up tables and chairs Tuesday in The Living Room for the evening meal.

Contact Bit Harding 275-4936

Celebrate Recovery Kitchen Help

Help prepare and clean up after the meal served at Celebrate Recovery Tuesday nights. Time commitment is approximately two hours (from 4:30-6:30pm).

Contact Andrew Buckley abuck29@aol.com 949-8869

Celebrate Recovery Children’s Team

Provide a caring environment for children whose parents attend Celebrate Recovery Tuesday nights. Time commitment is approximately 2.5 hours (from 5:45-8:15pm).

Contact Care Ministry Director / Colleen Thompson cthompson.counselor@gmail.com 221-5683 x709

Celebrate Recovery for Teens - Male & Female Leaders

Tuesday nights for about 2.5 hours (from 5:45-8:15pm).

Contact Care Ministry Director / Colleen Thompson cthompson.counselor@gmail.com 221-5683 x709

Memorial Hospitality Team Leader

Lead a team of volunteers (Funeral Team) to set up and prepare refreshments for memorial services.

Contact Interim Executive Assistant / Gordon DeWitt, gdewitt@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x734

Memorial Hospitality Team

Help set up and prepare refreshments for funerals and memorial services.

Contact Associate Pastor for Ministry /Gordon DeWitt, gdewitt@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x734

The Neighborhood Refreshers

Based on the premise of providing a cup of cold water to refresh someone who is thirsty, the Refreshers show the love of Christ by meeting the practical needs of people in our church who are in crisis. This includes cooking, cleaning, childcare, yard work and whatever else is needed to support a family going through a crisis or difficult season of life.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

Marriage Ministry Technical Team

Help with sound set-up and prompting for Re]Engage. Tuesday evenings 6-7pm.

Contact Care Ministry/ care@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×712

Marriage Ministry Worship Leader

Provide music (3 songs) for Re]Engage. Tuesday evenings 6:30-6:45pm, 1 to 4 times a month.

Contact Care Ministry/ care@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×712

Divorce Care Co-Facilitator

Using Divorce Care Material (DVD/workbook) co-facilitate this important support group for people experiencing divorce. Tuesdays 6-8pm

Contact Care Ministry/ care@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×712

Neighborhood Outreach Liaison

Serve as the point person between Neighborhood Church and a non-profit organization you feel passionate about supporting. Help build outreach partnerships, facilitate communication and be a leader in outreach event planning.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

Neighborhood Outreach Event Coordinator

Serve as the point person for an outreach event, coordinating event volunteers.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

Neighborhood Outreach Team

Serve on a team of people reaching out to those in need in our community.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

Francis Court Team

Francis Court (transitional housing for homeless families) is looking for people to come and teach basic life skills to small groups of parents, skills like cooking, meal planning, cleaning, organization, structure in the home.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

Francis Court Web Team

Francis Court Transitional Housing for homeless families is looking for assistance in updating their website.

Contact Connections Director / Rachelle Busby rbusby@neighborhood.cc 221-5683 x714

Courtside Prayer Ministry

Serve with a team of prayer warriors from area churches to man a “Need Prayer?” table at the courthouse. Provide people with prayer, free Bibles, Christian resources and referrals to local churches and faith-based service organizations. Thursdays from 8am-12pm. There is an application process.

Contact Conni Mendonca cdteach47@aol.com 605-3085

Garden Therapy Outreach to Nursing Homes

3 times a year (before Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day), volunteers meet to make up flower arrangements for seniors and shut-ins to brighten their day. No experience needed. All supplies provided.

Contact Redding Wonderland Garden Club, Irene Thormahlen, 243-8301.

Other Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

Life Light Pregnancy Help Center is looking for dependable female volunteers to work 5 1/2 hours, one day a week. Some duties are: Answer phone, interview & lay counsel clients; facilitate parenting & pregnancy lessons and self administered pregnancy test; stock baby boutique.

Contact Pat Pengelly eppengelly@aol.com 547-5899

Interim Healthcare Hospice is looking for volunteers. If you have the gift of compassion and caring, and want to experience the joys and rewards of being a part of this journey, call to find out more. Training is provided. 221-1212

“No One Dies Alone” is seeking volunteers to take turns sitting with dying hospital patients who do not have family or friends. Contact Evelyn Peterson, 276-1076 or evely.noonediesalone@gmail.com.

Front Office Volunteer

Assist in receptionist duties, phone help, greet public, learn workings of our church, fill-in for receptionist when needed. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is desired. Time commitment is 1/2 day per week, or more as desired.

Contact Front Desk Admin / Kellie Peek kpeek@neighborhood.cc 221-0264 x704

Business Department Volunteer

Assist with accounting duties on Mondays. Background check required.

Contact Staff Accountant / Nancy Bottum, nbottum@neighborhood.cc 221-5683×710

Volunteer Sign Up Form

Thanks for your interest in volunteering at Neighborhood Church. New volunteers are always welcome! Please fill in your information on the following form, and we will contact you as soon as we can.