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Share your "you" with us

One of the best ways to meet people and get connected here at Westwood is to volunteer. We don’t want to stick you in a random volunteer job, though. We want you to tell us what types of opportunities speak to you. What fills you up? What are your passions and your gifts? What kind of time commitment works best for you? Our volunteer search tool will help you discover volunteer needs that gel with you. So you can share YOU with US. Not sure what your gifts are? Try our LifeKeys class. It’s a great way to uncover how you are wired and what types of activities make you shine.


Use our Volunteer Tool

  1. Choose one or more keywords from the categories below. If you've completed LifeKeys use the LifeKeys filter to find opportunities that match your spiritual gifts, life gifts or personal style.
  2. Click opportunities of interest from the list to add them to your cart.
  3. Submit by using your Westwood account. If you don't have a Westwood account, create one now!
  4. Someone from Westwood will respond to you in a couple days either by phone or email. 
If you're not sure where to volunteer or would like to talk to someone, please contact us at volunteer@westwoodcc.org. We'll be glad to help!
Keywords
CHANHASSEN Campus
MINNETONKA Campus
Administrative
AV and IT
Building and Grounds Maintenance
Care & Support
Children
Communion
Greeter, Host, Usher
Groups
Holiday
Hospitality/Helps
Medical Support
Men
Music and Arts
Outreach/Missions
Students
Women

Show LifeKeys Filter
Life Gifts
Acting
Appraising/evaluating
Attending to detail
Being adventurous
Being empathetic and tactful
Being of service
Computer aptitude
Conceptualizing
Conversing/informing
Creative design through use of space
Creative expression through color
Creative problem solving
Emotional stability, reliability
Leading
Listening and facilitating
Managing
Manual dexterity
Mechanical aptitude
Musical expression
Networking and building coalitions
Operating equipment
Organizing
Persevering
Physical coordination
Public speaking
Researching
Solving complex problems
Systematizing
Taking action
Teaching
Understanding or counseling others
Verbal/linguistics skills
Working independently
Working with others
Writing, reporting, technical writing
Personal Style




Spiritual Gifts
Administration
Apostleship
Discernment
Encouragement
Evangelism
Faith
Giving
Healing
Helps
Hospitality
Knowledge
Leadership
Mercy
Shepherding
Teaching
Your selection from the categories at the left will assist us in matching you to a volunteer opportunity.
2nd-5th Gr Coach - Children

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Lead an Elementary small group(6-10 kids) of same gender, same grade each week. Facilitate a discussion about the lesson, helping the kids to apply the truths to their lives, relationships, faith. Lead a small group activity for 15-20 minutes after large group teaching time. All materials are provided and the lesson plan is emailed ahead of time. Pray for children in your small group weekly.

Time Commitment:
1.25 hours on Sunday morning 0.5 hours preparation time and prayer time during the week.

Availability:
Sundays AM and/or holidays.

Skills:
A love for kids and desire to impact children’s lives for eternity. Be an encourager and help create the most beneficial small group, faith-building experience for all members of the group.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Listening and facilitating
    Personal Style
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Shepherding
2nd-5th Gr Teacher - Children

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Teach a weekly Bible lesson to Elementary (2nd-5th grade) kids at Westwood's Minnetonka campus. Prepare lesson ahead of time with curriculum provided. Use a variety of methods to make Bible stories engaging & relevant.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hours on Sundays, plus 1 hour preparation time per week.

Availability:
Sunday AM services and/or holidays.

Skills:
Teaching, acting or drama experience a plus.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Leading
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Teaching
5pm Greeter - Services/Events

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Help make Westwood a warm and welcoming place by greeting everyone that comes to the service. Assist attendees to the services by welcoming them at the entrances, answering questions, guiding them to appropriate classrooms and amenities.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours/week Sundays and/or Holidays

Availability:
Sunday 5pm service and/or Holidays

Skills:
Prior experience serving on the greeter team

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Holiday
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Being of service
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
5pm Info Spot Host - Services/Events

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Help make Westwood a warm and welcoming place by greeting everyone that is coming for worship on a Sunday evening. Assist attendees to the services by welcoming them at the entrances, answering questions, guiding them to appropriate classrooms and amenities.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hrs 2x month

Availability:
Sunday PM

Skills:
Customer service experience; friendly, people oriented;

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Being of service
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
5pm Usher - Services/Events

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Assist attendees to the services by locating available seats, distributing programs, receiving the offering, and other duties to provide an appropriate atmosphere.

Time Commitment:
2 hours on Sunday 4:15 - 6:15 PM

Availability:
Sunday PM

Skills:
Friendly, attention to detail; any customer service experience is helpful

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Taking action
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
  • Leadership
Africa Team Member - Outreach

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Use your passion for sharing the love of Christ by joining our Africa Team. Attend monthly meetings, participate in Africa-related outreach events, assist and/or travel with the mission team.

Time Commitment:
Varies

Availability:
Flexible

Skills:
Have a passion for evangelism. Helping people both spiritually and physically. Enjoy making mission plans and traveling.

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being adventurous
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Listening and facilitating
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
  • Teaching
Alpha Kitchen Volunteer - Outreach

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Assist in the preparation, serving and clean-up of meals for Alpha Classes.

Time Commitment:
Tuesday Evenings approximately from 4:00pm to 7:30pm

Availability:
Tuesdays PM

Skills:
Meal preparation, cleaning and serving.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Organizing
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
Alpha Small Group Leader - Outreach

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Facilitate and lead breakout sessions of the Alpha classes and support the team leader(s) with general class needs.

Time Commitment:
Tuesday nights during classes and one Saturday per session.

Availability:
Tuesday evenings during classes and one Saturday per session.

Skills:
Ability to lead a discussion, encourage and empathize with people.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Faith
  • Teaching
Alpha Team Support - Outreach

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Assist with hospitality and administrative details for the Alpha Classes.

Time Commitment:
Seasonal 10-week course, may be needed to assist with pre-session planning and post-session evaluation.

Availability:
Varies.

Skills:
Enjoy working on a team and pay attention to detail.

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Organizing
  • Verbal/linguistics skills
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Hospitality
Annual Food Pack Volunteer - Outreach

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Volunteer in one of several capacities for the Hunger Initiative. Positions include; Hospitality - set-up/maintenance/clean-up crew, Communications, Administrative Support, Crew Leader, and Purchasing.

Time Commitment:
4-8 hours

Availability:
Varies.

Skills:
Enjoys working independently and/or on a team, enjoys working with people, organized and reliable

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Giving
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Asia Central Team Member - Outreach

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Share your love of Christ with an unreached population in Central Asia. Team members attend monthly meetings, participate in Central Asia related outreach events, assist and/or travel with the mission team.

Time Commitment:
Varies

Availability:
Flexible

Skills:
Loves people, compassionate, heart for the lost, enjoys travel and exploring new cultures

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
  • Helps
BLESS Team Member - Outreach

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Participating on a team who shares the knowledge of Christ with people in their communities.

Time Commitment:
Varies

Availability:
Varies

Skills:
Good organizational and communication skills. a passion for Evangelism

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Apostleship
  • Evangelism
  • Leadership
Care Partner - Care & Support

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A Care Partner, who is part of the care Partner Ministry Team, is a lay caregiver who provides a short-term, one-to-one Christian care to a care recipient who is facing transition, illness, loss or grief.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours/week, 2 hrs/month for training

Availability:
varies

Skills:
Caring, Encouragement, Mercy, faith-filled, Helping, Shepherding, Listening, Understanding, Serving, Empathy

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Men
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Mercy
  • Shepherding
Check-in Assistant - Ops/Tech

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Welcomes and checks people into various Westwood activities and events using Fellowship One check-in kiosks. Training provided.

Time Commitment:
Variable, as needed

Availability:
Volunteers choose their schedules: M/T/Thr 5:45pm-7:30pm; Holidays (Christmas & Easter services); VBS (June 4pm-6pm).

Skills:
Computer skills including typing/data entry; hospitality and knowledge of Westwood facility and events

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • AV and IT
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Computer aptitude
  • Mechanical aptitude
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Hospitality
Childcare Volunteer - Childcare

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Care for children in a classroom during weekday or holiday programs

Time Commitment:
Varied events typically 1.5-3 hours per event.Such events may include:
MOPPETS (every other Thursday during the school year)
WBS (every other Tuesday during the school year)
Special Westwood Church services or concerts.

Availability:
Varies: School year-Tuesday AM 9:15-11:45, every other Thursday AM 9:15-11:45; Holiday events-Christmas Concert, Early Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, various other evening events.

Skills:
Working with children ages birth-6 years.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Teaching
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Mercy
Childrens Welcome Desk - Childcare

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Assist families with F1 check-in at the Children's welcome desk

Time Commitment:
1 hr 15 minutes every other Thursday, or for various Westwood events

Availability:
Every other Thursday AM during the school year

Skills:
Prior F1 check-in training required & available

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Computer aptitude
  • Managing
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
China Team Member - Outreach

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Share your love of Christ with an unreached population in China. Team members attend monthly meetings, participate in China related outreach events, assist and/or travel with the mission team.

Time Commitment:
Varies

Availability:
Flexible

Skills:
Loves people, compassionate, heart for the lost, enjoys travel and exploring new cultures

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
  • Helps
Choir - Worship Arts

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Participation includes attending fall Wednesday night rehearsals leading up to the December Christmas concerts.

Time Commitment:
From October-December, 2 hours weekly plus nightly rehearsals the week leading up to the Christmas concerts.

Availability:
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:20 from October through the Christmas concerts

Skills:
A heart for worship. Be capable of matching pitch.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Music and Arts

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Musical expression
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Faith
  • Hospitality
Communion Kitchen Team - Services/Events

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Westwood observes communion on the first Sunday of every month. The kitchen team serves together for 30 minutes either before or after the Sunday morning services preparing the bread and juice trays to be served to the congregation during Communion.

Time Commitment:
30-45 minutes on the 1st Sunday of every month

Availability:
The 1st Sunday morning of every month

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Communion

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Being of service
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Communion Server - Services/Events

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Westwood observes communion on the first Sunday of every month. Communion servers help by serving the bread and juice trays to the Congregational at the end of the service. Total serving time is approximately 10-15 minutes.

Time Commitment:
10-15 minutes

Availability:
Sunday AM

Skills:
Membership is required

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Communion
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Being of service
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Communion Weekday Support - Services/Events

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Prepare communion trays in advance of the upcoming Sunday Communion; fill trays with cups, assist with other details for preparation for Communion Sunday

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours / month

Availability:
mid week during the daytime: Wed, Thurs. or Friday 1x month

Skills:
Attention to detail, reliable, task oriented, able to follow directions;

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Communion

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Organizing
  • Working independently
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Compassion Team Member - Outreach

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Serve others in our community with the Compassion Team, working at Westwood and/or on-site at Westwood-supported organizations.

Time Commitment:
varies

Availability:
Varies

Skills:
Administration, Hospitality, Evangelism, Helps

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
  • Mercy
Computer Technology Team - Ops/Tech

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Applies information technologies to increase effectiveness of Westwood's staff and ministries.

Time Commitment:
3 hrs/month

Availability:
1st Monday/Mo 7:00pm

Skills:
Experience as an IT professional, knowledge of hardware, software, internet and networks.

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • CHANHASSEN Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Computer aptitude
  • Researching
  • Solving complex problems
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
Decorations Team Volunteer - Ops/Tech

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Do you have an eye for design or want to learn from others who do? Come decorate the campus for Easter, Christmas and special occasions.

Time Commitment:
Seasonal (Easter - 2 - 4 hours, Christmas - 2 to 4 hours in November)
Special Occasions to work around your schedule

Availability:
Will call you to schedule

Skills:
Flower arranging, interior design

Keywords
  • Building and Grounds Maintenance
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Creative design through use of space
  • Creative expression through color
    Personal Style
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Early Childhood Room Helper - Children

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Assist in an Early Childhood Room in whatever way necessary.

Time Commitment:
1 hour on Sunday mornings or Sunday evenings, and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM or 5:00PM Services and/or holidays

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Holiday

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Organizing
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Shepherding
Early Childhood Storyteller (Teacher) - Children

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Lead the Bible story portion of the hour, engaging kids, working with other volunteers, and generally making sure the room runs smoothly. This teaching is done in a large group setting.

Time Commitment:
1 1/2 hours on Sundays during worship services and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM or 5:00PM services, and/or holidays

Skills:
Experience working with kids, adaptable, willing to assist in any way necessary. Give guidance to student or pre-teen helpers if needed. Willing to share God's love with kids.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Holiday

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Acting
  • Leading
  • Teaching
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Leadership
  • Teaching
Early Childhood Sub - Children

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Willing to serve in an Early Childhood classroom on an occasional basis.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hr/week as needed

Availability:
Sunday AM or PM services

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Leading
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Mercy
  • Teaching
Elementary Room Helper - Children

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Assist in an Early Elementary Room in whatever way necessary.

Time Commitment:
1 hour on Sunday mornings or Sunday evenings, and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM or 5:00PM Services and/or holidays

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Holiday

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Organizing
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Shepherding
Elementary Small Group Coach - Children

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Lead an Elementary small group of same gender, same grade. Facilitate a discussion or activity about the story, helping the kids to apply the truths to their lives, relationships, faith. All materials are provided.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hours

Availability:
Sunday AM or PM services

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Shepherding
Elementary Storyteller (Teacher) - Children

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Lead the Bible story portion of the hour, engaging kids, working with other volunteers, and generally making sure the room runs smoothly. This teaching is done in a large group setting.

Time Commitment:
1 1/2 hours on Sundays during worship services and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM or 5:00PM services, and/or holidays

Skills:
Experience working with kids, adaptable, willing to assist in any way necessary. Give guidance to student or pre-teen helpers if needed. Willing to share God's love with kids.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Holiday

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Acting
  • Leading
  • Teaching
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Leadership
  • Teaching
Elementary Sub - Children

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Willing to serve in an Elementary classroom on an occasional basis.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hr/week as needed

Availability:
Sunday AM or PM services

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Leading
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Mercy
  • Teaching
Funeral Food Server - Care & Support

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Support and bless family and friends by preparing and/or serving the funeral luncheons provided by Westwood. You will be blessed, too!

Time Commitment:
Flexible. 2 to 6 hours per funeral service.

Availability:
As funerals are scheduled. Typically weekdays, some Saturdays. Westwood typically hosts 16 funerals a year.

Skills:
Preparing lunches, arranging tables for serving, working with a group.

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Men
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Funeral Host - Care & Support

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Greet family and/or Funeral Home Director. Assist with direction to various rooms, set up memorabilia and worship center stage.
Answer questions and respond to needs or requests. Work with Pastor to ensure start time of service and worship readiness.

Time Commitment:
4-6 hours per funeral service

Availability:
Funerals take place during the weekdays and some Saturdays. Volunteer time falls somewhere between 8:30-2:30. Can serve the entire time or time can be split with another volunteer. (i.e. am volunteer, pm volunteer)

Skills:
Organization, leadership, compassion, host experience or willingness.

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Men
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Discernment
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Greeter - Children

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Greet families and if they are new to Westwood, help them find their children's classrooms

Time Commitment:
1 hour/week

Availability:
Sunday AM and/or holidays

Skills:
Friendliness, good communication skills, hospitality

Keywords
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Hospitality
Greeter - Services/Events

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Help make Westwood a warm and welcoming place by greeting everyone that comes to the service. Assist attendees to the services by welcoming them at the entrances, answering questions, guiding them to appropriate classrooms and amenities.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours/week per month; Sundays and/or Holidays

Availability:
Sunday AM and/or Holidays

Skills:
Prior experience serving on the greeter team is helpful

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Holiday
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Being of service
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Greeter/Host - Services/Events

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Help make Westwood a warm and welcoming place by greeting everyone that comes to the Minnetonka campus services. Assist attendees to the services by welcoming them at the entrances, answering questions, guiding them to appropriate classrooms and amenities.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours/week Sundays and/or holidays

Availability:
Sunday AM and/or holiday services (Easter, Christmas)

Keywords
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Being of service
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Guardian Angel - Children

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Assist a child with special needs Westwood's Minnetonka campus Sunday worship service, in child's age-appropriate classroom or in a quiet area. Help child engage in Bible lesson, song-time, craft or sensory activities. Take child (from age-appropriate classroom) to quiet areas for a break if needed. Communicate with child's parents any questions, concerns or observations at drop off and pick up.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hours per week

Availability:
Sundays AM services and/or holidays.

Skills:
Desire to help children with special needs, enjoy working one-on-one with children, good communication skills, experience with special needs &/or signing ability a plus.

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
Guardian Angel - Children

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Assist a special needs child during Sunday worship service, either in child's age-appropriate classroom or in Special Families classroom. Help child engage in Bible lesson, worship, craft or activities. Communicate with child's parents any questions, concerns or observations at drop off and pick up.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hours per week

Availability:
Sunday AM or PM services and/or holidays

Skills:
Desire to help children with special needs, enjoy working one-on-one with children, good communication skills, experience with special needs is a plus.

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Creative problem solving
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Mercy
Host Team - Women's Bible Study

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Be a part of Women's Bible Study and provide hospitality; Orient to Westwood Kitchen ,making coffee, setting up the beverages, and help set up the room before the beginning of class; Welcome participants and help to make the morning run smoothly. Assist with clean up.

Time Commitment:
3 hours on Tuesday mornings

Availability:
Tuesday AM

Skills:
A passion for hospitality, creating warm and welcoming environments, and being of service is helpful

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Organizing
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Infant & Toddler Helper - Children

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Assist classroom teacher at Westwood's Minnetonka campus in caring for children while parents are at worship service. Play with the children, comfort crying children, nurture each child as you can. Diapering, providing snack, and area cleanup are all included.

Time Commitment:
1 1/2 hours on Sunday mornings during worship services and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM services, and/or holidays

Skills:
Experience working with young children, adaptable, willing to assist in any way necessary. Willing to share God's love with children.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
Infant/Toddler Teacher - Children

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Care for children at Westwood's Minnetonka campus while parents attend worship service. Lead a Bible story & song time (2's), play with the children, comfort crying children, nurture each child as you can. Diapering, providing snack, and area cleanup are all included.

Time Commitment:
1 1/2 hours on Sunday mornings during worship services and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM services, and/or holidays

Skills:
Experience working with young children, adaptable, willing to assist in any way necessary. Give guidance to student or pre-teen helpers if needed. Willing to share God's love with children.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
Info Spot Host - Services/Events

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Help create a warm and welcoming environment for Westwood attendees and guests at the Minnetonka campus. Assist in answering questions about the building, staff, and services. Be available to hand out resources and be friendly with new guests of Westwood. Be familiar with the building and layout and be able to show someone around.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours on Sunday morning

Availability:
Sunday AM

Keywords
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Taking action
  • Understanding or counseling others
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Info Spot Host - Services/Events

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Help create a warm and welcoming environment for the attendees and guests of Westwood. Assist in answering questions about the building, staff, and services. Be available to hand out resources and be friendly with new guests of Westwood. Be familiar with the building and layout and be able to show someone around.

Time Commitment:
1/2 - 1 hour; 1- 2x month hours on Sunday morning

Availability:
Sunday AM

Skills:
Customer service skills are helpful; friendly; enjoys interacting with people;

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Taking action
  • Understanding or counseling others
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Info Technology Setup/Takedown - Services/Events

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Are you Tech Savvy? Want to use your tech skills to serve at church? Join our Info Tech Setup team and help by setting up the kids & volunteer check-in stations with laptops, ipads and printers for Sunday morning kids and volunteer check-in.

Time Commitment:
30 minutes setup, 20 minutes takedown

Availability:
Sunday AM (Setup 8:30-9:00am and/or Takedown 11:15-11:35am)

Skills:
Computer aptitude helpful

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Computer aptitude
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
Int'l Student Outreach Team Member - Outreach

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To minister to international students by welcoming them, help host parties for them and/or to drive them to area stores.

Time Commitment:
Approximately 3.5 hours a month. Shopping is usually on Tuesday evenings from 6p.m. to 9:30 p.m.. (May - August Only)

Availability:
Varies

Skills:
Driver's license, valid auto insurance (must be 21) to be a driver. Enjoy shopping and visiting with people of other countries.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Conversing/informing
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Evangelism
  • Hospitality
Justice Team Member - Outreach

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This team partners with justice-oriented ministries, organizations and other area churches to identify and address issues of injustice in Minnesota and around the world.

Time Commitment:
varies

Availability:
Varies

Skills:
Administration, Hospitality, Evangelism, Helps

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
  • Mercy
K/1 Helper - Children

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Serve in the Kindergarten/1st grade classroom at Westwood's Minnetonka campus, to create a loving, caring environment for children to learn about Jesus. Assisting with crafts and snack are important roles done by the helper. Play with the children, encourage participation in activities, support lead teacher.

Time Commitment:
Weekly 1.5 hours on Sunday mornings, and/or holidays.

Availability:
Sundays AM and/or holidays

Skills:
Helps, Encouragement. Available to be used by God, willing to assist the teacher in any way necessary. Willing to share God's love with the children.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
K/1 Teacher - Children

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Teach the Large Group lesson to Kindergarten & 1st graders at Westwood's Minnetonka campus. Study the curriculum and present it in a fun, energetic way. Have a desire to see children grow in their understanding of who God is and how the Bible can be applied to their daily lives.

Time Commitment:
Weekly 1.5 hours on Sunday plus 0.5 hours preparation time, and/or holidays.

Availability:
Sundays AM and/or holidays

Skills:
Experience in early childhood teaching a plus. Ability to clearly convey Bible truths in an age-appropriate manner. Have a desire to impact children and change lives for the Kingdom.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Teaching
  • Verbal/linguistics skills
    Personal Style
  • Leader/Organizer
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Knowledge
  • Teaching
Kids Floater - Children

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Be available during a Sunday worship service to guide or care for kids in various classrooms as needed in Kid's Ministry.

Time Commitment:
1 hour 15 minutes, no preparation needed.

Availability:
Sunday AM Services

Skills:
Flexibility, experience with children.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being adventurous
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
Kids Info Spot - Children

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Assist Westwood Minnetonka campus families with their check-in, enter basic registration for new families into computer, answer questions, assist parents/guardians with lost check-out receipts.

Time Commitment:
45 minutes on Sunday mornings

Availability:
Sunday AM services (9:00-9:45 or 10:30-11:15) and/or holidays

Skills:
Good communication and interpersonal skills. Genuine desire to help families feel welcome. Basic computer skills helpful, brief training provided for check-in system.

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Computer aptitude
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
LifeKeys Administrative Crew - LifeKeys

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Help keep LifeKeys and the team organized by: ordering LifeKeys books and workbooks as needed. (minimum of 60 on hand). Order folders as needed and put 60-80 of them together based off of the given example. Request any needed supplies from Connection Administrative Assistant as needed.

Time Commitment:
4-5 hour time commitment (quarterly) before the beginning of each LifeKeys session

Availability:
Days, weekends, or evenings based off of volunteer availability

Skills:
Administrative skills; accuracy, attention to detail

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Organizing
  • Systematizing
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
LifeKeys Hospitality Crew - LifeKeys

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Be a part of the LifeKeys team and provide hospitality; Setting up the beverages, and help set up the room before the beginning of class; Welcome participants and help to make the class run smoothly. Assist with clean up.

Time Commitment:
6:00-9:00pm on Tuesday evenings for 7 weeks

Availability:
Tuesday PM

Skills:
A passion for hospitality, creating warm and welcoming environments, and being of service is helpful

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Being of service
  • Organizing
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
LifeKeys Table Leader - LifeKeys

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The LifeKeys class format needs a leader at every table to help facilitate the conversation and topics presented in the class. Help others begin to know themselves and others better through the curriculum content and keep discussions flowing at the table.

Time Commitment:
6:00-9:00pm on Tuesday evenings for 7 weeks Additional prep time outside of class - 1 hr week.

Availability:
Tuesday PM

Skills:
Completing LifeKeys is a pre-requisite to this position. A passion for coaching, teaching, leading and encouraging others is helpful. Previous experience leading a small group is helpful

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Groups
  • Men
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Teaching
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Shepherding
  • Teaching
LifeKeys Tech Crew - LifeKeys

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Be a part of the LifeKeys team by running the technical booth and soundboard. Keep LifeKeys AV materials up to date and relevant.

Time Commitment:
6:00-8:30pm on Tuesday evenings for 7 weeks

Availability:
Tuesday PM

Skills:
Audio/Visual and technical skills

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • CHANHASSEN Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Computer aptitude
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Solving complex problems
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
Lighting Board Operator - Services/Events

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Running lighting board during worship services; advancing lights for songs, announcement, sermon; possibility of doing edits with lights.

Time Commitment:
7:30 - 12:30pm and/or 4:30 - 6:30pm

Availability:
Sundays AM & PM

Skills:
Strong ability to visualize things; follow directions; Responsible;

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
Media Team - Services/Events

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A variety of technical skills are needed, in addition to set up and take down teams, for the Westwood Minnetonka campus. If you have experience with presentation software, audio, video or general computer expertise there may be a place for you on the Media Team

Time Commitment:
varies

Availability:
Sunday mornings

Skills:
Electronics, audio, video, computers, presentation software

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Computer aptitude
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Operating equipment
    Personal Style
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Knowledge
Medical Person - Students

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Provide medical support for Student Ministry programming, trips or event.

Time Commitment:
Varies by program, trip or event

Availability:
Duration of program, trip or event

Skills:
Licensed medical support

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Medical Support
  • Students
Medical Support Team - Medical

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Provide medical support for any situations or emergencies that might arise during the worship services or special events.

Time Commitment:
1-2 times/month and on special occasions

Availability:
Sundays and on special occasions

Skills:
Medical background of some kind is required, and must be up-to-date on CPR and AED training. We are seeking out Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Paramedics, and First Responders.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Medical Support

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Taking action
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Healing
  • Helps
Medical Support Team - Services/Events

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Respond to and assess medical incidents that occur during Worship Services or other large events on campus. Function as part of a team that responds to situations needing medical and/or safety needs.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours / month - during worship services

Availability:
Sunday AM's PM's and occasional weeknight events that require Medical support volunteers.

Skills:
Professional Medical background; RN, LPN, MD, RT, EMT, First Responder; CRP certified;

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Medical Support

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Appraising/evaluating
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Creative problem solving
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
  • Leadership
Middle East Team Member - Outreach

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Share your love of Christ with an unreached population in the Middle East. Team members attend monthly meetings, participate in Middle East related outreach events, assist and/or travel with the mission team.

Time Commitment:
Varies

Availability:
Flexible

Skills:
Loves people, compassionate, heart for the lost, enjoys travel and exploring new cultures

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
  • Helps
Mission Trip Leader - Students

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Accompany Student Ministry staff on leading a mission trip, participate in training sessions. Develop relationships with students that encourage growth in their faith, ensure student safety and facilitate small group discussion. Lead in other capacities on the trip as needed.facilitate small group discussion.

Time Commitment:
Varies by trip

Availability:
Multiple days, which vary depending on the trip.

Skills:
Willingness to work with students and get to know them. Desire to help students grow in their faith. Ability to give gentle correction and/or direction when necessary.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Students

Giftedness
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Evangelism
  • Leadership
  • Shepherding
Missionary Care Team Member - Outreach

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Support Westwood-sponsored local and global missionaries and their families through prayer, regular communication and encouragement, and hosting events. Opportunities are available for volunteers to “host” missionaries while they are on home assignment or “adopt” them while they are on the mission field.

Time Commitment:
varies

Availability:
Varies

Skills:
Administration, Hospitality, Evangelism, Helps

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
  • Mercy
MOPPETS Childcare Helper - MOPS

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Provide childcare every other Thursday morning for a small group of children so that Moms of Preschoolers can receive Bible instruction and teaching. Responsibilities include playing with children, assisting in keeping them safe and attending to their needs.

Time Commitment:
2.5 Hours every other Thursday morning; October-May, 9:15am-11:45am

Availability:
Thursday mornings

Skills:
Caring for children from infancy to 5 years of age and being oriented to their needs.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Being of service
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Shepherding
Orchestra - Worship Arts

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Participation includes attending fall Wednesday night rehearsals leading up to the December Christmas concerts.

Time Commitment:
From October-December, 2 hours weekly plus nightly rehearsals the week leading up to the Christmas concerts.

Availability:
Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:20 from October through the Christmas concerts

Skills:
A heart to worship. 3-4 years of lessons on a given orchestral instrument.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Music and Arts

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Musical expression
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Faith
  • Hospitality
Outreach Office Administrative Volunteer - Outreach

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Provide administrative support for the outreach department.

Time Commitment:
Varies

Availability:
Flexible - 9:00am to 4:00pm M-F

Skills:
Detail-oriented, previous office experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Computer aptitude
  • Organizing
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
Parent Presence - Students

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Greet students who arrive for Middle School programming on Wednesday evenings. Responsibilities may include: Check in students. Make sure students are safe. Monitor the students throughout the building. Assist with parking lot duty during drop-off and pick-up time.

Time Commitment:
2 hrs on Wednesday, one to two times a month. During the school year.

Availability:
Wednesday evenings during the school year.

Skills:
Friendly personality, willingness to engage students and provide direction when needed. Previous database and check-in experience helpful.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Students

Giftedness
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Hospitality
Parking Team - Services/Events

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Direct traffic flow and assist Westwood worship attenders entering and exiting the Minnetonka campus Sunday mornings.

Time Commitment:
2-3 Hours Sunday Mornings

Availability:
Sunday AM

Keywords
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Working independently
    Personal Style
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Hospitality
Parking Team Member - Services/Events

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Provide assistance for directing traffic flow in church parking lot.

Time Commitment:
3:00 1 -2x month

Availability:
Sunday AM's

Skills:
Enjoys outdoor actives and weather; attention to detail; calm demeanor

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Persevering
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Prayer Request Typer - Care & Support

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Type Prayer Requests received from Sunday services, copy and distribute to Pastors and Directors.

Time Commitment:
2-3 hours every Monday or every other Monday.

Availability:
Mondays between 9:30am and 3:00pm

Skills:
MS Word, Typing 50+ words per minute

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Attending to detail
  • Working independently
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Discernment
  • Helps
Prayer Team - Services/Events

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Pray with individuals, couples, or families, requesting prayer following a church service. Pray in accordance to scripture; i.e. Ephesians; 6:18, 1 Timothy 2:1-4; Hebrews 10:23 -25.

Time Commitment:
20 minutes following a worship service. Time commitment depends on number of Sundays a month or services you choose to serve. 2 hours quarterly for team meeting and/or training.

Availability:
Sundays for 20 minutes following any one (or more if desired) of the church services, 8:15am, 9:30am, 11:00am, or 5:00pm.

Skills:
Listening, being of service, empathetic, confidential, tactful. Emotional stability and ability to pray with others within the worship center.

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Leading
  • Listening and facilitating
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Discernment
  • Encouragement
  • Faith
Preschool Helper - Children

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Serve in the 3-5yr old classroom at Westwood's Minnetonka campus, to create a loving, caring environment for children to learn about Jesus. Assisting with crafts and snack are important roles done by the helper. Play with the children, encourage participation in activities, support lead teacher.

Time Commitment:
Weekly 1.5 hours on Sunday mornings, and/or holidays.

Availability:
Sundays AM and/or holidays

Skills:
Helps, Encouragement. Available to be used by God, willing to assist the teacher in any way necessary. Willing to share God's love with the children.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
Preschool Teacher - Children

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Teach the Large Group lesson to 3-5 year olds at Westwood's Minnetonka campus. Study the curriculum and present it in a fun, energetic way. Have a desire to see children grow in their understanding of who God is and how the Bible can be applied to their daily lives.

Time Commitment:
Weekly 1.5 hours on Sunday plus 0.5 hours preparation time, and/or holidays.

Availability:
Sundays AM and/or holidays

Skills:
Experience in early childhood teaching a plus. Ability to clearly convey Bible truths in an age-appropriate manner. Have a desire to impact children and change lives for the Kingdom.

Keywords
  • Children
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Teaching
  • Verbal/linguistics skills
    Personal Style
  • Leader/Organizer
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Knowledge
  • Teaching
Respite Activities - Children

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Assist with Respite events in one of the activity areas (games, crafts, sensory room, toys etc). Help supervise and play with siblings of children with special needs in above areas. Help keep them safe & cared for.

Time Commitment:
3 hours per event

Availability:
Saturday PM or Saturday AM

Skills:
Good communication skills, a desire to help children with special needs.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
Respite Guardian Angel - Children

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Assist a special needs child during a 2 1/2-3 hour Respite Event. Help child engage in Respite Activities, games, craft or sensory rooms & meal/snacks. Communicate with Respite Coordinators and child's parents any questions, concerns or observations at drop off and pick up.

Time Commitment:
3.25 hours per event

Availability:
See Respite Event Date

Skills:
Desire to help children with special needs, enjoy working one-on-one with children, good communication skills. Experience not necessary, but experience with special needs &/or signing ability a plus.

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Creative problem solving
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Mercy
Set Construction Crew - Services/Events

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Assisting with planning and construction for set and set elements for live worship spaces. Cutting , painting, assembling: Varies with set.

Time Commitment:
Varies with need; 1x month; up to 4 hours of assembly.

Availability:
Week nights or Saturdays / on- call

Skills:
Prior construction experience ; painting experience; ability to follow directions

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physical coordination
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
Setup Team - Services/Events

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Want to get your workout in AND serve in a BIG way??? Have we got the assignment for you! Join the set-up team at Westwood-Minnetonka! We are looking for a few helpful folks who can put things into place each Sunday to make church happen! Bring kids ministry carts & bins from gym storage to classrooms, help place hallway signage, set up for Coffee Break...many hands are needed to make light work for an hour each week. Could YOURS be the ones we are looking for??? Serve solo or with your family or small group. It’s fun - with a purpose! Bonus-wear your fitbit and get your workout in by 9am!

Time Commitment:
Sundays 8:00-9:00am

Availability:
Sundays 8:00-9:00AM

Skills:
Ability to perform physical tasks such as walking & lifting (chairs & kids' bins), rolling carts, setting up tables, signage, etc.

Keywords
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Manual dexterity
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Sm Grp Ldr - Students

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Lead a small group of students based on gender and grade. Be present for Wednesday Programming on Wednesday evenings during the school year, or for Sunday AM programming. Help lead small group discussion. Meet students for 1:1's and attend their events off-site.

Time Commitment:
Approximately 2.5 hrs each Wednesday during the school year or 1.25 hrs on Sunday AM. Attend occasional events. Attend 3 leader training events throughout the year.

Availability:
Wednesday evenings during the school year or for Sunday AM programming

Skills:
Adults with a heart for students. Welcoming personality. Patience and an understanding of the student culture.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Groups
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Teaching
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
Sm Grp Ldr - Students

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Interact with students as they arrive for programming. Lead a small group of students based on gender and grade. Committed to being present most Wednesday evenings throughout the school year.

Time Commitment:
Approximately 2.5 hrs each Wednesday during the school year. Attend occasional events. Attend 3 leader training events throughout the year.

Availability:
Wednesday evenings during the school year.

Skills:
Adults with a heart for students. Welcoming personality. Patience and an understanding of the student culture.

Keywords
  • Groups
  • MINNETONKA Campus
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
Sm Grp Ldr (high school student) - Students

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Lead a small group of students based on gender and grade. Be present for Wednesday Programming on Wednesday evenings during the school year, or for Sunday AM programming. Help lead small group discussion. Meet students for 1:1's and attend their events off-site.

Time Commitment:
Approximately 2.5 hrs each Wednesday during the school year or 1.25 hrs on Sunday AM. Attend occasional events. Attend 3 leader training events throughout the year.

Availability:
Wednesday evenings during the school year or for Sunday AM programming.

Skills:
High school students who have a heart for shepherding middle school students. Welcoming personality. Patience and ability to listen and lead a Christ-centered conversation.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Understanding or counseling others
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
Small Group Leader - Small Groups

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Willingness to be in relationships with others while creating an environment for people to build spiritual friendships and grow in faith through God's word, prayer and serving and caring for others.

Time Commitment:
2 hours per week or every other week depending on small group meeting frequency.

Availability:
Flexible schedule, small groups are varied in the time of day/day of the week that they meet.

Skills:
Listening/facilitating; working with others; and is comfortable in social situations. Has gifts of encouragement, shepherding and/or leadership.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Groups

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Conversing/informing
  • Listening and facilitating
    Personal Style
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Discernment
  • Encouragement
  • Shepherding
Special Families Room Helper - Children

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Assist in the Special Families Room in whatever way necessary.

Time Commitment:
1 hour on Sunday mornings or Sunday evenings, and/or holidays

Availability:
Sundays AM or PM Services and/or holidays

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Holiday

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Organizing
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Shepherding
Student Arts Assistant - Student Arts

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Assists Director as needed in weekly practices. Work closely with Director & Student Arts Staff Associate to carry out detailed tasks for production. Job could be in the following areas: Costumes, Set Design, Music/Vocal Coach, Acting Coach, Dance/Choreographer

Time Commitment:
Weekly practice times mid-September through early December, and mid-January through early May.

Availability:
Sundays PM, production rehearsals & performances.

Skills:
Music/drama/theater/dance training and/or experience. Experience working with children, assisting in production of a children's musical or play.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children
  • Music and Arts
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Acting
  • Conceptualizing
  • Creative design through use of space
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Leadership
  • Teaching
Sunday AM Leader - Students

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Greet students who arrive for worship on Sunday mornings at Westwood's Minnetonka campus. Provide an adult presence in the room during programming. Able to sit with a group of students and lead a discussion centered around questions provided by the program's pastor.

Time Commitment:
1.5 hrs per week Sunday mornings, 1-4 times per month

Availability:
Sunday mornings

Skills:
Welcoming personality. Willingness to engage students.

Keywords
  • MINNETONKA Campus
  • Students

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Conversing/informing
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Teaching
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Knowledge
  • Teaching
Tech Support - Children

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Run all equipment necessary for kids programming. Including PC, audio & video equipment.

Time Commitment:
1 hr 15 minutes per week on Sundays

Availability:
Sundays AM or PM Services

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Computer aptitude
  • Creative problem solving
  • Mechanical aptitude
    Personal Style
  • Detail Oriented
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Structured
  • Task Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Discernment
  • Helps
  • Knowledge
Tech Support - Students

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Provide A/V support during programming on Wednesday evenings. Requires training.

Time Commitment:
2-3 hrs on Wednesdays during the school year. May only be needed a few times a month.

Availability:
Wednesday evenings during the school year

Skills:
Ability to run the soundboard, monitors and computer.

Keywords
  • AV and IT
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Students

Giftedness
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
Usher - Services/Events

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Assist attendees to Westwood Minnetonka campus services by locating available seats, distributing programs, receiving the offering, and other duties to provide an appropriate atmosphere.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours Sunday AM and/or holidays

Availability:
Sunday AM and/or holiday services (Easter, Christmas)

Keywords
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Taking action
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
  • Leadership
Usher - Services/Events

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Assist attendees to the services by locating available seats, distributing programs, receiving the offering, and other duties to provide an appropriate atmosphere.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours Sunday AM 1-2x month and/or Holidays

Availability:
Sunday AM and/or Holidays

Skills:
Customer service experience helpful; friendly; attention to detail;

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Holiday
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being empathetic and tactful
  • Taking action
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
  • Team Member/Supporter
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
  • Leadership
Usher Lead - Services/Events

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Provide leadership to the usher team by coordinating the schedule and be available during Sunday mornings to manage the usher team. Assist attendees to the services by locating available seats, distributing programs, receiving the offering, and other duties to provide an appropriate atmosphere.

Time Commitment:
1-2 hours on a Sunday

Availability:
Sunday AM

Skills:
Prior experience on the usher team

Keywords
  • MINNETONKA Campus

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • Leader/Organizer
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Structured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Leadership
Welcome Team - Children

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Assist families with check-in, register & direct new families in finding classrooms, answer questions, assist parents/guardians with lost check-out receipts. Ensure all CCB procedures followed for registration, check-in and lost receipts.

Time Commitment:
1 hour 15 min. on Sunday mornings or evenings. Weekday, special events or holiday childcare time commitments vary.

Availability:
Sunday AM services, 5:00PM service and/or holidays

Skills:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Genuine desire to help families feel welcome. Patience and encouragement for children having difficulty separating from parents. Training on CCB check-in and procedures required.

Keywords
  • Administrative
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Children

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Creative problem solving
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Taking action
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Administration
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
What's Next Facilitator - Services/Events

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Facilitate What's NEXT experience in-line with the agenda;

Time Commitment:
2 hrs 1 -2x yr

Availability:
Sunday AM's

Skills:
Strong communication skills; Friendly; People oriented; Comfortable with public speaking

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Greeter, Host, Usher
  • Groups

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Conversing/informing
  • Listening and facilitating
  • Public speaking
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Hospitality
  • Shepherding
What's Next Table Leader - Services/Events

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Greet new attendees of Westwood as they arrive, help set up the room and make it inviting, be warm and engaging with the participants.

Time Commitment:
2 hours 2-3 x year

Availability:
Sunday's 2-3 x month 9:15-10:45am

Skills:
Friendly; People oriented; able to create a welcoming environment where people can connect. Good communication skill.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Conversing/informing
  • Networking and building coalitions
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Hospitality
Women's Prison Bible Study Team - Outreach

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Work as part of a team directly interacting with women prisoners in a small bible study group setting on Wednesday evenings at the women's prison in Shakopee.

Time Commitment:
Volunteers rotate in and out of the classes as their schedules permit.

Availability:
Classes are Wednesday nights from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. There are three, 11 week sessions a year.

Skills:
Have a heart and empathy for prison inmates.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Hospitality/Helps
  • Outreach/Missions
  • Women

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Public speaking
  • Verbal/linguistics skills
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Prefers to Work in Team
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Evangelism
  • Teaching
Women's Prison Letters Team Member - Outreach

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Join the Prison Ministry's Letters of Encouragement Team! As a member, you will pray for the prisoners whose prayer requests you receive, write and mail back letters of encouragements.

Time Commitment:
Aproximately 1 hour every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Availability:
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Skills:
Having empathy and encouragement for prisoners, and leading them to the path of Christianity through hand-written prayers.

Keywords
  • Care & Support
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Understanding or counseling others
  • Working independently
  • Writing, reporting, technical writing
    Personal Style
  • Prefers to Work Alone
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Helps
  • Mercy
Women's Prison Outreach Volunteer - Outreach

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If you have a passion to share the love of Christ with prisoners, we have a large variety of serving opportunities on the Prison Outreach Team. Positions are available either in the prison during Saturday evening services, or out of the prison as a Letters of Encouragement Writer. Worship team members are especially needed. Other positions may be available for weekly bible study leaders or County Jail Facilitators for Westwood Live Stream Services.

Time Commitment:
Depends on the role.

Availability:
Depends on the role.

Skills:
Gifts of compassion, empathy, encouragement, musical talents, and a willingness to serve.

Keywords
  • CHANHASSEN Campus
  • Outreach/Missions

Giftedness
    Life Gifts
  • Being of service
  • Emotional stability, reliability
  • Working with others
    Personal Style
  • Big-Picture Oriented
  • People Oriented
  • Team Member/Supporter
  • Unstructured
    Spiritual Gifts
  • Encouragement
  • Evangelism
  • Helps
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