Serving at Gateway

You're never more like Jesus than when you serve or when you give.

We hope that every person who calls Gateway home will commit to serving in some capacity.

Below are serving opportunities that exist on Sundays or throughout the week.

Missed our volunteer fair? There is still an opportunity to sign up to serve! See the needs below.
Operations
  • TrellisWork behind the scenes to create hospitable environments at Gateway. Time Commitment: Flexible and varies according to schedule of events.
  • Paid Childcare Team: Bless the families of our church by providing childcare for their children during our weekly classes or special events. Time Commitment: Flexible and varies according to schedule. Most opportunities to work are weekday evenings. $12.15/hour.
  • Maintenance Volunteer: There are general maintenance needs like painting, landscaping and cleaning that would be fun to do as a team. If you are a handyman and/or like to get your hands dirty we would love to serve with you. Commitment: Flexible & varies based on availability
  • Facilities Volunteer: The Box setup + teardown: Setup Sundays 6:45am, appx. 30 minutes to setup chairs and distribute communion elements. Teardown after 11am service, stack and move necessary chairs to prepare for mid-week events.
  • Photography Team: Looking for individuals who love taking pictures & has experience with digital photography. Volunteers would capture the Sunday service experience, class environments, and special events to utilize on our website & social media. Commitment: Minimum of 1x per month and as needed for classes/events.
  • Live-stream Service Host: Provide a fun, engaging experience for our online guests during the 9:30am or 11:30am service. Commitment: at least 1-2 times a month. Will need reliable wifi and ability to navigate simple hosting platform (instructions provided, no experience needed).

Questions? Email Cristina Adams.


Volunteer Interest Form
KIDS
  • Small Group Leader: Know, love, and center kids in our classroom environments. Commitment: Summer Season: weekly, June-July | Academic Season: weekly, August-May
  • Floater: Fill in every other week when a Small Group Leader is unable to serve.
  • Sub: Once a month commitment that allows for weekly volunteers to have space to rest.
  • Kids Check-in Team: Be the first point of contact for families – greeting and assisting as they check their kids into a service. Commitment: 1 hour/Sunday
  • VBS Volunteer: Serve in our summer Vacational Bible School. Variety of roles include: crafts, snacks, small group leader, bible teacher, set up/tear down and more!

Questions? Email Jen Natzke.


Volunteer Interest Form
REDEMPTION COMMUNITIES
  • Redemption Community Leader: Provide leadership for an in-home Redemption Community (small group) by creating environments that foster relational connection & spiritual growth. Commitment: One year, renewed as desired – covenant membership is required.
  • Online Discussion Group Leader: Facilitate discussions for a small online group (discussion questions provided). Commitment: 10 weeks – covenant membership is required.

Questions? Email Jodi Cherney.


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GUEST SERVICES
  • Greeters: Help create a warm, welcoming environment on Sunday mornings by greeting and assisting guests.
  • Communion: Prepare the communion elements for the Sunday gatherings.
  • Hospitality: Create a welcoming environment by greeting and serving guests coffee at the hospitality counter.
  • Guest Services Support Team: Provide additional volunteer support on big events such as Good Friday, Easter, Christmas Eve, or as needed.

Questions? Email Kyla Howey.


Volunteer Interest Form
STUDENTS
  • Small Group Leader/Mentor: Know, love, and center each student God brings into your small group. Commitment: JH – 3 years | HS – 4 years | Wednesdays nights, monthly dinners & events
  • Welcome Team: Work behind the scenes to create hospitable environments in Student & Kids Ministry. Commitment: varies based on availability
  • Next Gen Support: Provide support for Student events & camps. Commitment: availability and willingness to help durning big events & camps.

Questions? Email Robbin Howey.


Volunteer Interest Form
WORSHIP & PRODUCTION
  • Worship Band Volunteer: Apply your skill with excellence as we put our passion for God on display in our Sunday services. Positions needed: Vocals/Keys/Electric Guitar/Bass/Drums/Percussion. Commitment: 15-20 hrs/week (includes personal practice, midweek rehearsal, Sunday services) + volunteers must be proficient musicians
  • Breakfast Team Volunteer: If you’re a morning person with a knack for cooking, sign up to deliver breakfast to our Worship & Production team. Commitment: provide a meal once every 4-6 weeks on Sundays
  • Production Tech Volunteer: Serve on Sunday as an operator of lighting, ProPresenter, video switcher, and audio. We strive to make the operation of our equipment user friendly. No experience needed & training is available. Commitment: varies based on availability

Questions? Email Stephen Griffith.


Volunteer Interest Form
CARE
  • Sunday Prayer Team: Pray for those who seek encouragement and prayer following the Sunday services. Volunteers serve 1-2x/month.
  • Meals Team: Provide meals for those in our church and community who are experiencing a major life event.
  • Follow-up Team: Provide care, connection, prayer, encouragement, and resources to people who have submitted prayer requests via Connection Cards. Serve 2x/month.
  • Foster Care, Kinship & Adoption: Personally connect monthly with foster and adoptive families, gathering information such as family updates, prayer requests and court dates. Volunteers would also attend monthly support group meetings.

Questions? Email Mark Andress.


Volunteer Interest Form
  • M25 Collection Sunday Volunteer: Collect items on M25 Sundays before each service and transport items to collection room to sort and prepare for delivery.
  • M25 Collection Delivery Volunteer: Take the collected items to various non-profits during the week. Truck or large vehicle is usually best for minimal trips.
  • Hope Women’s Center Volunteer: Hope Women’s Center is a Christian, trauma informed care center serving women and teen girls in Arizona’s underserved communities for 36 years. Whatever the adversity, Hope’s holistic approach helps engage, encourage, and equip the whole person our women were meant to be. Opportunity vary.
  • Choices Pregnancy Center: Speaking life and spreading hope since 1983 – Choices has been serving young women, men, and babies. We’re a non-profit, privately funded community health center in compliance with federal and state laws. All consultations are confidential and the majority of our services are free or at a very low cost. Many of the young women and men we serve are at a crossroads in their lives due to an unplanned pregnancy. At Choices, we understand that the ultimate decision is theirs to make. Although we don’t refer or provide abortion services, we provide a safe place to talk, explore options, seek medical services, learn about available resources and hear about the hope available to all of us for a better life. Opportunities vary.
  • Vineyard Community Pregnancy Center: The Vineyard Community Pregnancy Center’s purpose is to encourage, educate and equip you with the resources you need to have a happy, healthy pregnancy and parenting experience. Our mission is to help dads and moms walk through their new pregnancy. We tailor our confidential pregnancy tests and class services to your point of need. Sometimes, an unplanned pregnancy causes some concerns and you may wonder, “What will I do?” Let us come alongside you and help you sort out all your options. With Life-Centered counseling a birth plan can be constructed. Sometimes our past choices have left us wounded and in need of healing. We can help with this as well. Opportunities vary.
  • Compassion Connect AZ: Our mission is to bring churches together to serve their neighbors. We believe in the volunteer leaders, in those who are yet to rise up and in the potential of any community in the world to make a difference by uniting in Jesus-like service to its most hurting members. You have the heart to make a difference. We have the tools to make it a reality. We know there are millions of people sitting in Churches worldwide who deeply care about the serious issues affecting their neighborhood. Our passion is to mobilize compassion- ate people and raise up the local church to address these issues together. Because when you unite to serve, an incredible transformation happens in the church, in your neighbors, and in you. We help churches address community health, human trafficking, training, classes and more. Opportunities vary.

Questions? Email Alessi DeBartolo.


Volunteer Interest Form