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Potter’s House

Responsibilities: Provide a support system for the homeless, working, and non-working poor by striving to meet their immediate needs. Interview those in need, fill personal hygiene orders, pour drinks, serve soup, replenish the pastries, and copy forms, etc.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: 2-3 hours on Tuesday or Thursday mornings on a rotating basis.
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

CBC (Care By Community)

Responsibilities: Provide baked good snacks or juice boxes for Care by Community After School Program on scheduled Monday or Wednesday before 2 PM.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: Varies, as needed, on a rotating basis during the school year.
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

Responsibilities: Help children with homework and school projects; read to students or listen to students read.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: 1 1/2 hours Monday or Wednesday (can work multiple days).
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

Responsibilities: Help provide and serve a meal to 30-35 elementary school students.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: 1 1/2 hours Monday or Wednesday (can work multiple days).
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

Responsibilities: Collect names of children and their Christmas gift requests (toys and clothing) from Social Services and Care by Community After School Program. Create angel tags with gift requests for the Christmas tree in the Fellowship Hall. Coordinate delivery of gifts with SS and CBC.
Spiritual Gifts: Administration/Leadership; Helps/Assist
Schedule: October through December.
Length of Commitment: October through December.

Kids’ Closet

Responsibilities: Help sort children’s clothing by gender and size.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule:

Dates/time of sort nights will be posted on the Kids Closet Facebook page.
Sort on your schedule! There will be sort charts posted so you can sort a bag or two at your convenience. Just let us know in advance.
Group Sort Night: We always welcome volunteers to help sort through our donations. Group nights make the task go by even quicker.
Length of Commitment: Not specifi

Responsibilities: We bring all of our bins down and set up the tables on Sunday nights. If you are free, stop by about 6:30 on the Sunday night prior to our scheduled shop nights.

Shop night volunteers arrive around 5:30 or earlier to unpack the bins and set out the clothing and other items. (An example diagram will be left in the sort room)
Tear Down: Fold and store all remaining clothing at the end of the night back into their correct bins.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: Third Monday of each month.
Length of Commitment: Not specific.

Responsibilities: Help provide and serve a meal to 30-35 elementary school students.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: 1 1/2 hours Monday or Wednesday (can work multiple days).
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

Responsibilities: Help our shoppers find the sizes needed for their children, keep tables organized, and restock as needed.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: Third Monday of each month.
Length of Commitment: Not specific.

Bicycle Transportation Ministry

Responsibilities: Repair and maintain bikes; keep tools and shop orderly and clean; and communicate material needs to Ministry Coordinator.
Spiritual Gifts: Giving/Generosity; Helps/Assistance.
Schedule: 2 – 3 hours per week in the mornings on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

Fresh Food Wednesday

Responsibilities: Assist with distribution of fresh produce, bakery goods, and meat to those in need. Help people check in, monitor flow, assist with shopping, and clean up.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance; Mercy/Compassion
Schedule: Wednesday evenings.
Length of Commitment: Not specific

Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

Responsibilities: Minister to inmates at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center (Jail) and to youth at the Salem House (juvenile detention center) by teaching, mentoring, sharing, caring, grading Bible lessons, distributing Christian materials, and fund raising.
Spiritual Gifts: Evangelism; Exhortation (Encouragement); Intercession; Pastor-Teacher (Shepherding); Teaching.
Schedule: As needed and as your schedule permits.
Length of Commitment: 1 year.

Ethiopia

Responsibilities: Participate in mission trips to Ethiopia in whatever capacity is needed.
Spiritual Gifts: Helps/Assistance
Schedule: As needed.
Length of Commitment: Not specified.

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