Volunteer Opportunities

Be a part of something BIG. Serving others is one of the best ways to grow in your relationships and put your gifts to use for the good of others. Whether you want to volunteer in and around New Life, on our local community, or around the world, we have exciting ways for you to get involved.

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Volunteer Roles

Sort or search the table to view the serving roles* at New Life. Find one you're interested in? Select 'Sign-Up to Serve,' enter the role and our team will follow-up with you with next steps.

*Not every role listed needs volunteers right now, but by signing-up, the ministry leader will reach out to you with like opportunities that match your gifts and time commitment and/or mark you as interested when the role becomes available.

RoleMinistryDescriptionCommitmentResponsibilitiesGiftsRequirements
Sunday Morning Refreshments CoordinatorSunday MorningWould you like to help create a warm and welcoming atmosphere on Sunday morning through coordinating refreshments? This role includes coordinating volunteers each week, and recruiting refreshments helpers. The coordinator also helps plan special event Sundays.No specific dayMake sure kitchen is supplied with coffee/tea/creamers, etc. Recruit volunteers Schedule workersHospitality Serving / Ministry
Sunday Morning Refreshments WorkerSunday MorningWould you like to help create a warm and welcoming atmosphere on Sunday morning through serving refreshments? This role includes making/serving coffee and refreshments on Sunday mornings.Sunday (8:00 Arrival / 9:30 Service)Prepare coffee and snacks serve during coffee time clean upHospitality Serving / Ministry
Encouragement TeamWomen's MinistryDo you want to use your gift of encouragment to help New Life women in their times of need? Some examples of the work this team does are: praying for women in need, hosptial visitations, card writing, phone calls, etc.Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:15 AM (Dismiss)Encourage the women of New Life Visitations, phone calls, card writing PrayerEncouraging / Exhorting Showing MercyTeam Orientation Meeting
Events TeamWomen's MinistryThis team plans and coordinates quarterly women's events to foster spiritual growth, connection and disciple-making, and outreach/service.VariesPlan women's events Recruit helpers Ministry AmbassadorLeadership Hospitality AdministrationTeam Orientation Meeting
Event VolunteerWomen's MinistryWant to help out at our quarterly women's events and get to know other women while serving together? Possible duties include helping to prepare food and/or decor, set-up, clean-up, registration, greeting, and laundring table cloths.VariesAssist with event preparations Set-up Clean-upServing / Ministry Hospitality
Discussion LeaderWomen's MinistryDo you love having Gospel-centered discussions with other women and have leadership abilities? Then sign up to facilitate small group discussions in various settings (Book groups, Working Women's Group, retreats and events.) VariesFacilitate discussions foster community communicate with group membersEncouraging / Exhorting Showing Mercy LeadershipLeadership Training Course QPR Training
Bible Study Discussion LeaderWomen's MinistryDo you love studying the Bible and having Gospel-centered discussions with other women? Then we need you to facilitate small group discussions based on weekly Bible reading assignments and help foster community within your group.Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:15 AM (Dismiss)Facilitate discussions foster community communicate with group membersEncouraging / Exhorting Showing Mercy LeadershipLeadership Training Course QPR Training
Bible Study LecturerWomen's MinistryDo you love studying the Bible and and have the gift of teaching? Our lectuerers prepare one 30-minute lecture every 4-6 weeks during our Bible study season. The goal of our teaching time is to help the women see Christ in the scriptures and to help the women see how each passage of scripture can be applied to our lives.Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:15 AM (Dismiss)Prepare 30-minute lecture Prepare outline/handout Deliver lecture on assigned dayTeaching Encouraging / Exhorting LeadershipLeadership Training Course QPR Training Lecturer Mentorship
Bible Study GreeterWomen's MinistryAre you a warm, welcoming person who loves to help create an inviting atmosphere? The please join us as a greeter for our Women's Bible study!Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:15 AM (Dismiss)Greet attendees Help direct newcomers Pass out handoutsHospitality Serving / Ministry
Bible Study Refreshments CoordinatorWomen's MinistryWould you like to help create a warm and welcoming atmosphere at our women's Bible study through coordinating refreshments? This role includes preparing beverages (coffe & tea) each Wednesday, coordinating volunteers to bring food each week, and recruiting refreshments helpers. The coordinator also helps plan 1-3 brunches throughout the Bible study year.Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:15 AM (Dismiss)Make coffee & tea Arrange weekly food table Coordinate occaisional brunchesHospitality Serving / Ministry
Bible Study Childcare CoordinatorWomen's MinistryThis person is responsible for recruiting childcare workers, arranging for training for new workers, communicating with the team and with parents as needed, preparing curriculum and materials, and finding substitutes for workers who may call out sick.Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:30 AM (Dismiss)Manage childcare workers prepare materials communicate with team and parentsAdministration Serving / Ministry LeadershipBackground check Child Abuse prevention training
Bible Study Childcare WorkerWomen's MinistryThis person is responsible for offering love and care to our children while their moms are in Bible study.Wednesday 9:30 AM study 9:15 AM (Arrive) 11:30 AM (Dismiss)Care for children facilitate play and learning light cleaningServing / Ministry HospitalityBackground check Child Abuse prevention training
Admin AssistantWomen's MinistryThis role could take on various responsibiliites depending on your gifting and experience. Needs include: communication, technology, administrative support, publicity (social media, graphic design, writing, editing). If you are comfortable with technology and enjoy working behind the scenes, we'd love to have your help!1-5 hours a week, depending on availabilityTech support publicity assistance communication supportAdministration Serving / Ministry Technology*Technologically proficient
Usher/GreeterSunday MorningBring your best smile and a warm heart to welcome visitors and first-time guests!Sunday 8:30 AM (Service) 10:45 AM (Service)Greet PeopleHospitality
Offering CollectorSunday MorningPass offering bags8:30 AM (Service) 10:45 AM (Service)Pass offering bagsHospitality
Facilities VolunteerFacilitiesHelp with FacilitiesAny WeekdayFacilities HelpServing
Facilities VolunteerFacilitiesHelp with setting up tables etcSundays (setup)Facilities HelpServing
Facilities VolunteerFacilitiesHelp with breaking down tables etcSundays (cleanup)Facilities HelpServing
Youth LeadersChristian Education: YouthCome make a difference in the next generation as we disciple our Middle School and High Schoolers and point them to Jesus. If you have a heart for youth kids and want to be involved in their lives please contact Pastor John KongWednesday Night "6:30 PM
Youth Group" "6:15 PM
Arrive" "8:15 PM
Depart"
Facilitate Small Group Discussion Lead Activities Crowd ControlServing / Ministry Teaching HospitalityBackground Check Prevention of Child Abuse Training Member of NLPC
Youth Sunday School TeacherChristian Education: YouthCome make a difference in the next generation as we disciple our Middle School and High Schoolers and point them to Jesus. If you emjoy teaching and have a heart for the youth, please contact Pastor John KongSunday "9:45 AM
Sunday School" "9:35 AM
Arrive" "10:15 AM
Depart"
Teach Sunday School Prepare Curriculum Crowd ControlServing / Ministry Teaching HospitalityBackground Check Prevention of Child Abuse Training Member of NLPC
Library VolunteersLibraryDo you love to read? Would you enjoy sharing your love of books with others who are like-minded? The New Life Library needs your help! We are looking for volunteers to work a couple Sundays per quarter between services. If interested, please contact John Kong. Thanks!Sunday "9:30 AM
Library Opens" "9:30 AM
Arrive" "10:15 AM
Depart"
Greet People Help people find books Process Returned BooksAdministration Hospitality Serving / Ministry
LibrarianLibraryDo you love to read? Would you enjoy sharing your love of books with others who are like-minded? The New Life Library needs your help! We are looking for a librarian to help us manage our library. If interested please contact John Kong. Thanks!Sunday and occasional weekday "9:30 AM
Library Opens" "9:30 AM
Arrive" "10:15 AM
Depart"
Greet People Help people find books Process Returned BooksAdministration Hospitality Serving / MinistryMember of NLPC
MusicianWorship TeamJoin us to utilize the musical gift that God has given you! Our goal is, first and foremost, to worship God and then be an example for our God's people to follow. For that reason, our focus goes beyond music; we want to grow as the children of God in faith, Spirit, and truth. If these things sound good to you, please contact p.James for interview and audition!Thursday & Sunday Thur 7:00 PM Rehearsal Sun 7:00 AM Arrive Sun 12:00 PM DepartPrepare for rehearsal Come to rehearsal Help lead worshipHumility MusicBe good at music. Fluent in music theory Member of NLPC
Sound EngineerWorship TeamWorship team needs far more than just musicians. We need people who have the ability to hear and adjust audio, so that the musicians sound good together! If this interests you, please sign up to meet with p.James and Brian for an interview!Thursday & Sunday Thur 7:00 PM Rehearsal Sun 7:00 AM Arrive Sun 12:00 PM DepartGo through training Run sound during rehearsal Run sound during worshipHumility Tech Savvy MeticulousMember of NLPC
Visual TeamWorship TeamMusicians may play the music and sing the words, but the whole worship experience can be thrown off without a strong visual team! If you are detail oriented and desire to help others worship God, then join our visual team!Wed, Thurs, & Sunday Wed - prepare Propresenter Thurs 7:00 PM rehearsal Sun Worship (both)Go through training Produce and share propresenter playlist Oversee propresenter during serviceHumility Meticulous Tech savvyMember of NLPC
Live Stream TechWorship TeamGod has been using our live stream to reach people all over the world! In light of this, it is our desire to produce excellent live stream, so that God's word may be sent far beyond the limist of North County. Join us and help spread the word of God! Training will be provided for everyone who is interested.Sunday Sun 7:00 AM Set Up Sun 9:45 Video EditGo through training Run live stream during worshipHumility Tech Savvy MeticulousMember of NLPC
Live Stream Audio TechWorship TeamGod has been using our live stream to reach people all over the world! In light of this, it is our desire to produce excellent live stream, so that God's word may be sent far beyond the limist of North County. Join us and help spread the word of God! Training will be provided for everyone who is interested.Sunday Sun 7:00 AM Set Up Sun 8:30 AM Run audio for live streamGo through training Run live stream during worshipHumility Music MeticulousMember of NLPC Have musical background
Nursery Teacher (1st/2nd Service)KidsHelp create a safe a nurturing environment for babies ages 0-2.5 to know God. Teach them about the Bible and support the parents as they attend worship.Sunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Read bible story Greet parents Play with babiesTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class lift babies, get up from the floor background check/member of NL
Nursery Adult/Teen Volunteer (1st/2nd Service)KidsHelp create a safe a nurturing environment for babies ages 0-2.5 to know God. Teach them about the Bible and support the parents as they attend worship.Sunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Read bible story Greet parents Play with babiesTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class lift babies, get up from the floor background check/member of NL
Toddler's Church Teacher (1st/2nd Service)KidsHelp train toddlers ages 2.5-3.5 years to worship God and respond to His love through singing, crafts, reading the Bible and learning about Jesus. Sunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Greet Toddlers and start class Prep Bible lesson and Activity Clean up and Dismiss ToddlersTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Teaching Interview background check/member of NL
Toddler's Church Adult/Teen Volunteer (1st/2nd Service)KidsHelp train toddlers ages 2.5-3.5 years to worship God and respond to His love through singing, crafts, reading the Bible and learning about Jesus. Sunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Greet Toddlers and start class Help prep Bible lesson and Activity Clean up and Dismiss ToddlersTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Assist small children to the restroom background check/member of NL
Children's Church Teacher (1st/2nd Service)KidsHelp teach children ages 3.5 years to Kindergarten worship God, and respond to His love through singing, crafts, reading the Bible and learning about Jesus. Sunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Teach the Bible lesson and lead kids in worship Prepare the lesson materials Clean up and Dismiss ChildrenTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Teaching Interview background check/member of NL
Children's Church Adult/Teen Volunteer (1st/2nd Service)KidsHelp train children ages 3.5 years to Kindergarten worship God, and respond to His love through singing, crafts, reading the Bible and learning about Jesus. Sunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Check in and Greet Children Help prep classroom and check in station Clean up and Dismiss ChildrenTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Assist children to the restroom background check/member of NL
Kids Check-In Volunteer (1st/2nd Service)KidsGreet families and check in kids into CCB before entering worshipSunday 8:30 AM/10:45AM (Service) 8:00 AM/10:15AM (Arrive) 10:15 AM/12:15PM (Dismiss)Greet and check in kids into CCB Set up computer and label printer Turn off the computer and scannerTechnology Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Assist children to the restroom background check/member of NL
Kids Sunday School TeacherKidsTeach kids God's Word and point them to Jesus.Sunday 10:00-10:45am (Class) 9:45am (Arrive) 10:45 AM (Dismiss)Lead small group discussions and activites Prepare materials and pray for the kids prior to arrival Dismiss Kids and check outTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Teaching Interview background check/member of NL
Kids Sunday School Adult/Teen VolunteerKidsAssist in teaching kids God's Word and pointing them to Jesus.Sunday 10:00-10:45am (Class) 9:45am (Arrive) 10:45 AM (Dismiss)Help lead small group discussions and activites Prepare materials and pray for the kids prior to arrival Dismiss Kids and check outTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Background Check Member of New Life or Attended for 1 year
Wednesday Night Kids Small Group LeaderKidsHelp lead small group discussions for ages Kindergarten to 5th grade based on Scripture Memory, Catechism Questions and prayer. Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm(Program) 6:00pm (Arrive) 8:00pm (Dismiss)Lead kids in small groups and activities Leaders Prayer Meeting Clean up and Check out kidsTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Background check Member of NL or attended for atleast 1 year
Wednesday Night Kids Activity LeaderKidsHelp teach or coach kids ages Kindergarten to 5th grade Art, Soccer, basketlball or danceWednesday 6:30-8:00pm(Program) 6:00pm (Arrive) 8:00pm (Dismiss)Lead kids in small groups and activities Leaders Prayer Meeting Clean up and Check out kidsTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Background check Member of NL or attended for atleast 1 year
Wednesday Night Preschool Adult/Teen VolunteerKidsAssist Teacher in leading kids ages 3-5 years in songs, small group activities, crafts and snackWednesday 6:30-8:00pm(Program) 6:00pm (Arrive) 8:00pm (Dismiss)Lead kids in small groups and activities Leaders Prayer Meeting Clean up and Check out kidsTeaching Hospitality/Ministry ServingChild Abuse Prevention Class Background check Member of NL or attended for atleast 1 year
Meal Delivery VolunteerEntire CongregationThese individuals will prepare and deliver meals to those in the congegation that have a need.Varied days Evening/Dinner Time DeliverySign up online Make/Purchase Meal Delivery of MealMercy Hospitality/Ministry ServingTransportation out of pocket expense internet access for signing up