150+ Volunteers needed for VBS!
Serve at Calvary
As authentic followers of Christ, we want to be active in our faith and serve Christ by serving others.
It’s easy to get involved! Below is a list of some current and ongoing ministry needs, or check out our Local Ministry Partners for opportunities to serve in our community.
Volunteering with Children's Ministry: How can I help?
Hundreds of parents, grandparents, young adults, and individuals with varied gifts and talents serve with our Children's Ministry teams.
Are you gifted in teaching, story-telling, crafts, music, tech, or behind the scenes work? Do you have a passion for sharing Christ's love and the life-changing message of the Gospel with children? If so, please consider serving with us!
We’re looking for additional volunteers during the spring and summer months! See below for our immediate needs, and you can serve on a rotating schedule! Contact: Susan Grigg, 704.341.5356, email@example.comKidZone | First Grade Teacher twice a month and a Worship Leader at 9:45 AMPreschool | Teachers & Assistants on Sundays at 9:45 AM and volunteer helpers at 11:15 AMNursery | Volunteers at both 9:45 AM and 11:15 AM on SundaysSpecial Needs | Additional volunteers are needed during our 9:45 AM and 11:15 AM classesVacation Bible School | We need 150+ additional volunteers for Vacation Bible School (see below)
Summer Storytime | We need volunteers who enjoy reading to children on June 14, July 12 & 26. Contact Suzanne Phillips, 704.887.3693
Volunteer for VBS! Calvary's Vacation Bible School runs June 26-30 and is a tremendous opportunity to minister to children and students from 1st-7th grade. We need many adult co-leaders for groups of 10–12 kids, plus volunteers for our crafts, recreation, and Preschool/Nursery teams. We'll provide the training, so you'll be fully prepared to make a huge impact! Click below for full details and volunteer registration.
To volunteer to serve in our AWANA and Bible Clubs program (September – May), please contact Su Trull, 704.341.5458.
All Children's Ministry volunteers must have attended Calvary for six months, and all teachers must be members of our congregation. Background checks are required for all Children's Ministry volunteers. We encourage all volunteers to participate in the training sessions provided. Click here to learn more about all the different ongoing opportunities to serve within our Children’s Ministries.
Ready to volunteer? Have questions? Contact: Su Trull, Director of Children’s Ministries, 704.341.5458, firstname.lastname@example.org
Coaching with CHAMP Sports
If you have a desire to serve the Lord by working with kids and reaching out to their families, we would love to speak with you about coaching CHAMP soccer (ages 4 to 18), flag football (6 to 15), t-ball (5-6) and baseball (7-8) throughout the season. Just two to three hours a week can make a huge impact in the lives of kids!
Our Community Impact ministry coordinates important local, regional, and national issues and events, including voter registration, Life Chain in October, and Sanctity of Life Sunday in January.
Contact: Debbie Ware, 704.650.6095, email@example.com
Interested in co-teaching or assisting with our international students? Classes meet 9:00-11:00 AM and 7:00–9:00 PM, September – May. For more information about our ESL classes, click here.
Contact: Vince Eaton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Service & Hospitality
Have a heart for hospitality? Calvary’s Food Service Ministry needs volunteers year-round in a variety of areas including table setting, food preparation, serving, and clean-up. Day and evening opportunities are available and we will work around your schedule and availability. Come join our team as we support Calvary events through the ministry of hospitality.
Contact: Eric Nizinski, Food Services Manager, 704.341.5350, email@example.com
Hearts & Hammers
Next Training: Saturday, June 10
Men, join a team to do household repairs and yard work for Calvary members who need a helping hand!
Teams gather first at Calvary once a month for devotions and prayer before heading out to their assigned home. Teams support the same care receiver on a regular basis to complete work and build relationships.
Ready to join us? The next training session is scheduled at 8:45–9:30 AM on June 10 in Room 226. To allow for preparation and any real-time updates, online registration is required at least two days prior to the training firstname.lastname@example.org or Jennifer Sharpless, 704.341.5417, email@example.com
Our local Jail Ministry presents opportunities to witness, counsel, and pray with inmates at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg jail. Small group Bible studies for men and women take place on Thursdays from 8:00–9:30 PM. A two-hour orientation is required for all volunteers.
For more information, contact Judy McElhaney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Martha Ministry team supports the Calvary family by providing a meal at the church before or after the funeral of immediate family members. Volunteers are assigned to rotating teams and might serve 3-4x per year by preparing a covered dish and delivering it ready to serve.
Contact: Dalene Ingle, 704.573.0491, email@example.com or Dianne Miller, 704.577.9618, firstname.lastname@example.org
Calvary Prison Ministry needs men who can teach and provide biblical application and encouragement to local inmates. Volunteers are also needed to participate in quarterly worship services as musicians, singers, and speakers. All volunteers must participate in ministry orientation and consent to a background check.
Training & Orientation
All volunteers who serve inside prison facilities must receive prior training.
Contact: Guy Sorrell, 704.243.0284, email@example.com
Senior Adults Telecare
Be an encouragement to our senior adults by making regular phone calls and praying for them through our Senior Telecare ministry. Callers share Scripture and must be willing to pray with people over the phone. A great opportunity for those looking for a flexible schedule!
Contact: Ron Coryell, 704.243.0715, firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Needs Opportunities
Will you help our Special Needs Ministry by serving as a Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Friends/Buddy, or Parent Partner on Sunday mornings? We also have opportunities for volunteers to serve at our events throughout the year. Thank you!
Contact: Julie Daugherty, 704.236.1862, email@example.com
Street Ministry volunteers serve breakfast to hundreds of homeless neighbors every Saturday in uptown Charlotte. Participate in food preparation, or help deliver and serve the meal. New volunteers are always welcome – sign up as individuals or groups for specific dates.
Contact: Pete Delahunt, 312.375.4806, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Stuffing Team faithfully assembles our Looking Up newsletter for Sunday morning worship from 8:00-9:45 AM on Saturday mornings. Serve as needed or volunteer as backup for the busy holiday seasons.
Contact: Wanda Moen, email@example.com