KIDS

MINISTRY

Volunteer Descriptions & Requirements

Kids Worship Leader

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Enthusiasm for worship and for children.

2. Ability to engage a room of young children.

3. Basic musical abilities (carry a tune, keep rhythm).

4. Learn and/or create hand motions to songs.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet (if under 18, no background check is required).

2. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) each week and attend the opposite service.

3. Pray over the ministry and the kids weekly.

4. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

5. Practice and prepare kids songs throughout the year.

6. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Kids Worship Sub

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Enthusiasm for worship and for children.

2. Ability to engage a room of young children.

3. Basic musical abilities (carry a tune, keep rhythm).

4. Learn and/or create hand motions to songs.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet (if under 18, no background check is required).

2. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) each week and attend the opposite service.

3. Pray over the ministry and the kids weekly.

4. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

5. Practice and prepare kids songs throughout the year.

6. Be on call to sub for the Kids Worship Leader in the event they are unable to come.

7. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Bible Story Leader

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage a large group of kids in storytelling.

2. Ability to use a curriculum to prepare a Bible study lesson.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. At least 18 years old.

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly and attend the opposite service.

4. Spend time during the week preparing a lesson and collecting potential props.

5. Pray over the ministry, the kids, and the lesson weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Work closely with the Kids Worship Leader.

8. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Bible Story Leader Sub

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage a large group of kids in storytelling.

2. Ability to use a curriculum to prepare a Bible study lesson.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. At least 18 years old.

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly and attend the opposite service.

4. Spend time during the week preparing a lesson and collecting potential props.

5. Pray over the ministry, the kids, and the lesson weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Work closely with the Kids Worship Leader.

8. Be on call to sub for the Bible Story Leader in the event they are unable to come.

8. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Small Group Leader

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and control a small group of children in the grade you choose.

2. Ability to use a curriculum to prepare small group activities.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. Preferably 18 years old or older (but there are exceptions).

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

4. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

5. Pray over the ministry, the kids, and the lesson weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Small Group Helper

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and help control a small group of children in the grade you choose.

2. Ability to help keep kids focused on the activities prepared by the leader.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet (if under 18, no background check is required).

2. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

3. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

5. Pray over the ministry and the kids weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

Small Group Leader Sub

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and control a small group of children in the grade you choose.

2. Ability to use a curriculum to prepare small group activities.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. Preferably 18 years old or older (but there are exceptions).

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

4. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

5. Pray over the ministry, the kids, and the lesson weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Be on call to sub for the Small Group Leader in the event they are unable to come.

8. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Small Group Helper Sub

(K-3rd Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and help control a small group of children in the grade you choose.

2. Ability to help keep kids focused on the activities prepared by the leader.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet (if under 18, no background check is required).

2. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

3. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

5. Pray over the ministry and the kids weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Be on call to sub for the Small Group Helper in the event they are unable to come.

Preteen Leader

(4th & 5th Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and control a group of preteens.

2. Ability to use a curriculum to prepare a lesson and activities.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. At least 18 years old.

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

4. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

5. Pray over the ministry, the kids, and the lesson weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Preteen Helper

(4th & 5th Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and help control a group of preteens.

2. Ability to help keep kids focused on the lesson and activities the leader has prepared.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet (if under 18, no background check is required).

2. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

3. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

4. Pray over the ministry and kids weekly.

5. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

Preteen Leader Sub

(4th & 5th Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and control a group of preteens.

2. Ability to use a curriculum to prepare a lesson and activities.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. At least 18 years old.

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

4. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

5. Pray over the ministry, the kids, and the lesson weekly.

6. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

7. Be on call to sub for the Preteen Leader in the event they are unable to come.

8. Be a member of New Hope Community Church.

Preteen Helper Sub

(4th & 5th Grade)

Skills Needed

1. Ability to engage and help control a group of preteens.

2. Ability to help keep kids focused on the lesson and activities the leader has prepared.

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet (if under 18, no background check is required).

2. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour) weekly or twice a month and attend the opposite service.

3. Commit to your group of kids; learning their names, their likes, about their families, etc.

4. Pray over the ministry and kids weekly.

5. Join for prayer time with the other Kids Ministry volunteers on Sundays at 8:30 AM.

6. Be on call for the Preteen Helper in the event they are unable to come.

Indoor Cleaning Crew

Skills Needed

1. Ability to use basic cleaning supplies to clean rooms, organize counters and cabinets, and stock snack supplies.

Participation Requirements

1. Monthly room checks to help keep rooms clean and orderly. Must happen on a day when the rooms are not being utilized (not on Sundays).

Outdoor Cleaning Crew

Skills Needed

1. Ability to get into tight spaces on the playground.​

2. Minor bending and climbing.

 

Participation Requirements

1. Monthly playground checks to help keep outdoor play area clean and safe during warm months, March through October. Must happen on a day when the playground is not being utilized (not on Sundays).

Security Team

Skills Needed

1. Ability to understand a basic computer program.

2. Good at greeting people and knowing how to respond to different situations (questions, frustrations, security issues, etc.)

Participation Requirements

1. Complete the Kids Ministry background screening process/packet. 

2. At least 18 years old.

3. Commit to serve one Sunday morning service (first or second hour), once per month.

4. Pray over the safety of our church, and the kids, regularly.

5. Learn our kid check-in system and how to walk a new family through the sign-up process.

6. Wear a New Hope Kids t-shirt and volunteer lanyard on the Sundays you serve.

NEW HOPE COMMUNITY CHURCH

1350 S HWY 395  HERMISTON, OR  97838

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