Information on volunteering with Hope Youth

Ministry Terms

Gathering = a regular often weekly program.  These currently are 678 Youth, 912 Youth and 78 Quest to Confirmation. These are run by Program Team volunteers.

Event = a one-time or series of activities not designed in a weekly format.  This activity may include a specific focus on a grade level, be intergenerational or All Youth. These are run by Program Team volunteers.

Campaigns = strategies developed and implemented by the Promotion team to communicate via Email, Social, Phone App and more to support the Hope Youth Vision and Program Team.

Volunteer Roles in Hope Youth Ministry Program

The Hope Youth Program team has two role types for volunteers: Leaders and Members.  Each serve in a program area.  The program areas are weekly youth programs, “Gatherings” (678, 912 and 78 Quest To Confirmation) and “Events” (Summer Service Trip, FCWC, Retreats, Open Gym etc.).  Adults and youth can serve in these roles, with limits on responsibilities based on age in some instances.

Volunteer Roles in Hope Youth Ministry Promotion

The Hope Youth Promotion team will operate with the Youth Director and/or Volunteer Coordinator as the Leader and each volunteer as a Member given specific tasks. Adults and youth can serve in these roles.

Hope Youth Volunteer Overview

Team Leader/Small Group Leader (Program)

Synopsis: A team leader organizes and communicates with others in order to support the Hope Youth vision.  They will serve alongside the Youth Director and other team members, following the Director’s guidance and providing encouragement to others.  Program team leaders will lead adults and qualified youth volunteers.  The small group leader focuses on leading young people ages 11-18 in small group breakout sessions.

Desired Qualities: Love Jesus, Love Youth.  Walk with Jesus and Walk with Youth.  Member of Hope Church.  Demonstrated or recognized potential for leadership from Youth Director or other Hope Church Leadership. 3- 6 hours weekly or per event.

Example: A Gathering Team Leader is assigned a series of 912 Thursdays.  They would coordinate other team members for all the functions of those weeks.  This could include finding a large group presenter (or them being that presenter).  Communicating small group questions and ensuring snacks/social activities are ready to go.  This is done in tandem with the Youth Director.

Team Member (Program or Promotion)

Synopsis: The team member supports the vision of Hope Youth in a specific way.  They will serve alongside a Team Leader who will give them direction and provide encouragement.

Qualities: Love Jesus, Love Youth.  Walk with Jesus and Walk with Youth. Hope Church membership is not required but recommended. 2-4 hours weekly or per event.

Example: A team member for 912 Thursdays would be given a specific task like preparing, serving and cleaning up snacks. Another team member may be given the role of running a basketball game for an open gym night. Either would connect to the Team Leader of the Gathering or Event for communication and decision making.

Volunteer Qualities

Love Jesus = You have a passion for Jesus and His ways.

Love Youth = You have a passion for serving  young people ages 11-18.

Walk with Jesus = Commit to live out the 5G’s of Hope Church by gathering, growing, giving and going because of the Gospel that changes your life.

Walk with Youth = Commit to listen to young people, immerse in their language and culture and spend time with them.


Hope Youth Program Team Leader/Small Group Leader

Role Information: 

MINISTRY: HOPE YOUTH ROC

ROLE TITLE: (MINISTRY AREA) LEADER

PIPELINE LEVEL: TEAM LEADER

REPORTS TO: MINISTRY LEADER

Prerequisites:

Responsibilities:

Commitment:

WEEKLY TIME INVESTMENT: 3-6 Hours

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: 8 months (Fall/Winter/Spring School Year) or 4 months (Summer) or Event series (as planned)

Apply online at: https://bit.ly/HopeYouthVolunteer


Hope Youth Program/Promotion Team Member

Role Information: 

MINISTRY: HOPE YOUTH ROC

ROLE TITLE: (MINISTRY AREA) MEMBER

PIPELINE LEVEL: TEAM MEMBER

REPORTS TO: TEAM LEADER

Prerequisites:

Responsibilities:

Commitment:

WEEKLY TIME INVESTMENT: 2-4 Hours

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: Single event to 8 months (Fall/Winter/Spring School Year) or 4 months (Summer) or Event series (as scheduled)

Apply online at: https://bit.ly/HopeYouthVolunteer


Hope Youth Volunteer Coordinator

Role Information: 

MINISTRY: HOPE YOUTH ROC

ROLE TITLE: VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

PIPELINE LEVEL: AREA LEADER

REPORTS TO: MINISTRY LEADER

Prerequisites:

Responsibilities:

Commitment:

WEEKLY TIME INVESTMENT: 3-5 Hours

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: 8 -12 months | 8 months (Fall/Winter/Spring School Year) + 4 months (Summer).

Apply online at: https://bit.ly/HopeYouthVolunteer