St. Paul Community Baptist Church
Monday, December 09, 2013
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Essential Piece . . .Sharing and Caring Team!
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (as of January 2012)
AS A MAN/WOMAN THINKETH… (projects for those with a creative spirit)
____ Art Exchange: Expose students in Brooklyn schools to famous African/ African-American artists and creative hands-on activities on a monthly basis. A nine month commitment is requested. Training is provided.
____ Blanket Knitting/Crocheting: Knit or crochet blankets for patients in nursing homes or family members as they support their loved ones. Ongoing service opportunity.
FUN FOR EVENT PLANNING GURUS! (big projects, big bang, big FUN!)
____ SOUPER Bowl Sunday (Canned Food Drive for Food Bank): Volunteers needed to assist with the collection, move to storage area. Food drive is culminates on NFL Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2012.
____ Community Care Day: Monthly upkeep of neighborhood grounds and school buildings. Events held on Saturdays. The whole family is invited to work. Young people must be accompanied by an adult.
____ Sister Soldier Project: Solicit donations (financial or in kind), recruiting volunteers and organize packing event. Donations needed: African American specific hair care products (combs, relaxers, pins, oil, shampoo, conditioner, etc..) for our Jewels (Black women) serving in the military overseas (sistersoldierproject.com).
____ Golf Tournament Fundraiser: Volunteers will help organize and oversee fine all details of an annual golf tournament (secure location, scheduling, soliciting donations, marketing, day of the event, etc..) Event proceeds will support a pastoral project to be announced.
I NEED YOU TO SURVIVE! (opportunities assisting persons in need directly)
____ Caring Representative: Volunteer is responsible for recruiting classroom families to help out a fellow classmate who has experienced a life-changing event such as a new birth, illness, or death in the family. Tasks may include scheduling meals, delivery and/or carpooling. Training required with the SPCBC Congregational Care Ministry.
____ Caring Preparation Representative: Provide meals and other assistance to school families who have experienced a birth, death, or serious illness in the family. Training required with the SPCBC Congregational Care Ministry.
____ Fresh Start, New Beginnings Linen Drive: Organize donation drive & delivery of new linens to transitional housing locations.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE (opportunities working with youth)
____ Father/Daughter Dance: Organize, coordinate, set-up and clean-up.
____ Graduation Reception: Organize, coordinate, set- up/clean up and serve refreshments.
____ Mother/Son Game Night: Volunteers needed to help organize, coordinate, set-up and clean-up.
____ 2nd Pair of Hands (Room Parent): One volunteer is needed per classroom to assist with special classroom events, helping the teacher with any additional classroom activities or special events that happen throughout the year.
____ School Supplies Distribution: Volunteers needed to help distribute supply orders to the classroom. This task is completed a few days before the beginning of the new school year.
____ Athletics: Organize, direct, and teach as a coach or assistant coach within Brooklyn schools or local athletic sports leagues.
____ Grandparents Day: Volunteers needed to coordinate, organize, bake cookies and muffins for morning receptions after each worship service on Grandparents Day. In addition, help is needed to set-up and clean-up. (event is in September)
____ Baking: Bake treats for special events and deliver them to the St Paul Community Baptist Church Central Office or designated locations within the East New York Community on specified dates.
____ Turkey Drive for Food Bank: Volunteers needed to assist with planning and organizing, coordination and collection of frozen turkeys. Date to be announced but is usually a few days before the Thanksgiving.
____ Breakfast with Santa: Holiday breakfast with crafts and a visit from Santa. Volunteers needed to help coordinate, set up for the event, prepare breakfast and clean-up after the event. Date to be announced; potentially the first Saturday in December.
ADMINISTRATIVE (opportunities available periodically)
____ Mailings: Assist with stuffing, labeling, and sorting school mailings.
____ Office work: Volunteers needed to help with clerical work, filing, mailings, and organizing pew envelopes.