2019

VBS 2019 Volunteer Opportunities and Requests

It takes many volunteers to put together such a wonderful week. Please pray about where God might use you and sign up to embark on the adventure of the summer. Unable to volunteer during VBS week? There are many other opportunities to help out!

New this year: Pre-Set-Up Saturday July 13, 12 – 3 p.m.

Help make final touches on the decorations to be used on the campus the following weekend.

Set-Up Preparation Friday, July 19, 10 a.m.

Move tables, gather supplies and tools needed for Saturday’s transformation. Some rooms/areas can be decorated at this time!

Set-Up Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.

Transform Trinity’s campus into an African Safari. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Crew Leaders – Participate in fun activities while shepherding a group of elementary or preschool children through each day’s activities. New this year: our elementary groups will be mixed ages (kindergarten – 4th grade).

Station Helpers – Lead children in music, crafts, games, mission, snacks or Bible adventures for a 20-minute session repeated five times.

VBS Office – Help is needed during VBS that doesn’t fall under the heading of crew leader or station helper. Each of these tasks is important to the success of the week.

VBS Family Fun Night, Wednesday, July 24, 6 – 8 p.m. Can’t help during the day this week? We need additional hands this evening to help with all the fun!

Friday Volunteer Lunch, July 26. Join the team that coordinates the Volunteer Thank You Lunch (includes overseeing set up, ordering lunch and providing a sweet treat after) after clean- up is completed.

Clean-Up, Friday, July 26, 11 a.m. Put away VBS decorations and put the classrooms back together.

Mission Pack-Up, Tuesday, July 30, 9 a.m. – noon. Help organize the donations collected and put away the Sanctuary decorations.

Participant Registration IS OPEN!

We’re in need of donations of the following items: They can be dropped off at KidVenture Headquarters or Trinity’s office.

✓ Juice boxes
✓ Plastic green tablecloths (any shade)
✓ Blue and green crepe paper streamers (any shade)
✓ Refrigerator/large TV boxes (really, really big boxes only please) ✓ Grocery-sized brown paper bags
✓ Magazines with colorful pages
✓ Twine/chunky rope

We’re in need of the following that we would borrow and return the week after VBS. Be sure to put your name and phone number on the item so we can easily return it.

✓ Outdoor canopies (we need 2 – 6) ✓ Big camping lanterns
✓ Safari costumes
✓ African décor

✓ Binoculars
✓ All-white Christmas lights (regular or icicle)

You MUST put your name and phone number on the item so we can easily return it.

Decorating Crew needs help up to VBS week. Join us to cut, paint and glue decorations to be used in the Sanctuary and throughout the campus! For information, contact Shannon Kerwin at smkcrochet@gmail.com or 908-798-7066 (talk/text).

Contact Rachel Savokinas at 973-713-2831 (talk/text) or vbs@catchthespirit.org with questions or for scholarship information.