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Volunteering at SRKids

SRKids is a collection of people volunteering their time to help create a place where we can introduce children to Jesus and disciple them as they grow. The requirements for joining our team is basic: a love of children and a love for Jesus.

You might have the skills to be a teacher, or your might be better suited to run our production booth — whatever your skillset, we’ve got a role for you. Check out the various roles you can fill during the SRKids program. To be extra helpful, we’ve broken the roles down into types:

Types of Roles

1. Comfortable upfront – Check them out.
2. Love to be behind the scenes – Check them out.
3. Creative roles – Check them out.
4. Support and helpers – Check them out.
5. Teaching and leading – Check them out.

At the very core of everything we do at SRKids is a desire to have kids know Jesus for life! Not just for right now, but a relationship with him for their whole lives. Please come and join our team.

Join our team

We'd be happy to talk with you about joining the SRKids team.

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Comfortable up front

Description: A SRKids worship leader leads the children in worship songs during the large group teaching time for kids Kindergarten to Grade 5. If you are full of energy, can carry a tune and love to worship, this could be thing for you.

When: Sunday mornings during the worship portion of the SRKids program

Prep Time: This varies depending on your familiarity with the songs and actions.

When: 30 minutes on Sunday, 2 times a month

Type: Comfortable up front, Creative

Description: SRKids has several ways of engaging kids in different activities. One of these is large group where a skilled and creative teacher presents the lesson of the day using storytelling and skits. If you love teaching the Bible, have been bitten by the acting bug or love story telling this is a great outlet for your talent.

When: Sunday mornings during the large group portion of SR Kids, 3 weeks on, 6 weeks off

Prep Time: This varies depending on the week’s script.

When: 2 hours on Sunday (plus prep time to read the script, learn your part, get into character…etc.)

Type: Comfortable up front, Creative

Behind The Scenes

Description: One of the activities during large group time in SRKids involves storytelling and skits. The SRKids Production Technician’s role is to help bring our bible stories to life using audio equipment and lighting effects. If you don’t have experience with cool sound boards or lighting, that’s ok! We’ll train you.

When: Sunday mornings during SRKids

Prep Time: You would arrive early enough for you to set up the equipment and make sure the equipment is working

When: 60 minutes on Sunday

Type: Behind the Scenes

Description: On Sunday mornings when the children have been dismissed from the worship area and are involved in the SR Kids program, we need adults monitoring the upper floors.

When: Sunday mornings during the service. This job gets busy during the child sign in time, about 20 minutes after the service starts, and also towards the end of the service when parents come to collect their children.

Prep Time: none.

When: 60 minutes on Sunday

Type: Behind the scenes

Creative

Description: The SRKids Creative Team, helps put together activities for kids to experience and participate in on Sunday mornings during the Large Group Time. Also throughout the year there are often other opportunities to use your creativity.

When: During the week in preparation for Sundays, two times a month

Prep Time: This varies depending on the activities needing to be put created

When:This varies depending on the activities needing to be put created

Type: Creative

Helper

Description: On Sunday mornings when the children are dismissed from the worship area they migrate up to the second floor with their parents for SRKids. For new families this can be a confusing time. Your job will be to welcome new families to SRKids, help the children get settled into age appropriate classrooms and/or small groups and greet them again at the end of the service.

When: Sunday mornings during the service when the kids are dismissed from the service and from their classes.

Prep Time: None.

When:45 minutes on Sunday

Type: Helper

Description: You may not be quite ready to lead a group of kids, so our small group helper role may be just right for you. It’s all about getting to know the kids and helping with different activities and games.

When: Sunday mornings during one service, one or two times a month

Prep Time: Depending on the material there might be some prep ahead of time.

When: 90 minutes (when scheduled)

Type: Helper

Description: Nursery Helpers care for children age 0-2 during the worship services.

When: Sunday Mornings during one of the two worship services.

Prep Time: None.

When: 90 minutes (when scheduled)

Type: Helper

Description: In this role you will assist the preschool leader in caring for and helping preschool aged children participate in Bible stories, crafts and play time.

When: Sunday mornings during one service, one or two times a month

Prep Time: Depending on the material there might be some prep ahead of time.

When: 90 minutes (when scheduled)

Type: Helper

Teacher

Description: As a small group leader you will be investing strategically in the lives of a small group of children and help them build an authentic faith and lead them to know Jesus for Life. You’ll meet with your small group on Sunday morning during the small group portion of the SR Kids program and lead them through activities, games, bible reading and prayer that applies to the lesson taught in large group.

When: Sunday mornings during the “small group” portion of the SRKids program, which is run during the Sunday service. 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off or 1 month on 1 month off

Prep Time: There is a small amount of prep you would do prior to Sunday, such as reviewing the weekly lesson, craft or activity. Sunday morning prep tasks might include, organizing the space where your small group meets.
When: 75 minutes on Sunday (plus any prep time during the week)

Type: Teacher

Description: The preschool leader plans, teaches and leads preschool aged children to participate in a Bible story, craft and play time.

When: Sunday mornings during one service, two times a month.

Prep Time: 30-60 minutes.

When: 90 minutes on Sunday

Type: Leader

Description: In this role you will care for children aged 0-3 and lead children to participate in Bible stories, crafts and play time.

When: Sunday mornings during one service, one or two times a month

Prep Time: Depending on the material there might be some prep ahead of time.

When: 90 minutes (when scheduled)

Type: Leader

Join our team

We'd be happy to talk with you about joining the SRKids team.

Contact Children’s Ministry Director