NextGen Volunteers

Complete 2019-2020 NextGen Volunteer Application

HELP KIDS, TEENS, AND FAMILIES KNOW JESUS AS LORD: We are engaged in personal faith formation, passionate about sharing our faith with the Next Generation.

SERVE WITH PURPOSE: We each bring unique skills and perspective, and look forward to volunteering alongside friends. We are safe and welcoming people.

Exploration
With the goal of helping you serve in the capacity in which God has gifted you, we are happy to help you discern which volunteer position is a good fit for you, including:
  • MyFit – If you’d like immediate input on your top volunteer position matches and access to a questionnaire to help you discover your Spiritual Gifts.
  • Start with a serving event – Special “short-term” needs are great starting points for new volunteers
  • Come and See – A visitor’s pass to observe what volunteering at a typical program is like
  • IPSAT – Gain clarity on how to optimize and unleash the Kingdom Resources God put inside you
Application
Complete 2019-2020 NextGen Volunteer Application
  1. Meet the NextGen Volunteering Requirements:
    • Be a safe person who loves God and others.
      • Abstain from pornography, cohabitation, illegal consumption, and drunkenness
    • Regularly attend Bloomingdale Church for at least six months
  2. Read and follow 2019-2020 NextGen Volunteering with Minors Policy [VIEW PDF]
  3. Complete 2019-2020 NextGen Volunteer Application [COMPLETE NOW] use Printable PDF version
    • Give information for background check (and driving record check if opting to be an offsite event driver)
  4. Application review:
      • References checked by pastoral staff
      • Background check cleared
      • New volunteers will be scheduled for a pre-placement conversation with a NextGen staff
NextGen Volunteer status approval
  • You will be contacted by the NextGen Staff to discuss ministry placement and next steps.
  • Your application is valid for one year (ending September 1, 2020). You must complete a new application every year between May 1 – ­August 31. Volunteer status can be revoked if conduct is in question.  
Ongoing Training
We strive to help all volunteers succeed, which includes:
  • All volunteers will be observed by NextGen staff and program point leader at any time, and given written/verbal feedback
  • All volunteers should prioritize attending training:
    • Nursery / Children’s Church: Sun Aug 25, 9:45am
    • Check-in: June 2, 9:45am
    • Awana: 2nd/3rd Wednesday (6:45PM) of August
    • Crossroads: 2nd/3rd Tuesday of Augus
    • Sunday School: Early Augus
    • Day Camp: Wed May 1, 6:30-8:30pm
    • Youth Group: Sun Sep 8, 12:15-2pm
  • Predator Awareness Training (pre-recorded seminar): bloomingdalechurch.org/stopchildpredators

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call the church office at 630.894.0090 or email nextgen@bloomingdalechurch.org