Every Sunday our volunteers show up and work together in their unique roles to create a loving environment for our children. Journey Kids is completely fueled by volunteers. We could not exist without their leadership and expertise.
Some of the volunteer roles are:
Small Group Leaders** have the privilege of developing relationships with children. In our small group environments, they will lead discussions and participate in activities that will allow children to have a greater understanding of the weekly lesson. We believe relationships take time and a weekly commitment. This position is a weekly or biweekly commitment.
Small Group Leader Helpers** have the privilege of developing relationships with children and the Small Group Leader. They are responsible for supporting and helping the Small Group Leader with discussions and with preparing lessons and activities. We believe relationships take time and a weekly commitment. This position is a weekly or biweekly commitment.
The Host** plays a vital role in the Journey Kids. They have the privilege of encouraging spiritual growth through communicating the Bible story in a creative, attention gripping way. Consistency is important in the ministry and the Host is required to commit weekly to serving and being prepared to introduce the Bible lesson while engaging the children to learn.
The Worship Team** has the honor of using their spiritual gifts to lead the children in worship. Consistency is important in the ministry and the Worship Leader is required to commit weekly to serving and being prepared to lead the children in worship.
The Dance Team** supports the singer (without a microphone) in meaningful dance and worship. Consistency is important in the ministry and the Dance Team is required to commit weekly to serving and being prepared to help lead the children in worship.
The Tech Team** supports the team members by operating sound, lighting, and computer equipment in a timely manner. They are trained and coached on equipment; no technical skills are required. The requirement for this position is weekly or bi-weekly.
The Behind-the Scenes** person would serve during the week supporting the ministry by performing different tasks such as, but not limited to: clerical duties, editing curriculum, and printing curriculum (i.e. lesson plans, God Time Cards, Parent Cue Sheets).
The Kiosk Team** are the first people to greet our guests when they come to the Children’s Ministry. They are responsible for greeting, registering new guests, and walking them to the Auditorium.
** Needs to have Security Packet Filled Out
Pursuit exists to Ignite Students to Pursue God Together. Every Wednesday night during the school year, we create environments for Middle School and High School students to actively pursue Jesus. It takes many committed volunteers investing their time to make an impact in Students’ lives.
Some of our roles are:
Small Group Leaders**- Small Group Leaders invest in the lives of a small group of students divided by grade and gender. Our leaders commit to be a part of Pursuit events every Wednesday night during the school year and lead their group time two nights each month. Small Group Leaders commit to serve for three or four years and follow their group as they move from one grade to the next.
Assistant Small Group Leaders** - Assistant leaders commit to plug into one of our small groups for one school year and help the small group leader facilitate activities and discussions.
Hosts** - Each month our High School small groups meet in host homes in our community. Hosts open their home to around 20 high schoolers and their small group leaders on two nights per month. Hosts also coordinate snacks for those group nights. The commitment for this role is a minimum of 1 school year (September - May)
Special Events** - There are many opportunities to help plan and chaperone special events, including yearly Retreats, Reaching Events, Sending Trips, etc. The commitment for these roles is a short period of time.
Behind the Scenes** - There are always needs behind the scenes in all that we do in Pursuit. If you have a heart for students and don’t know where you might fit in, let us know and we will help you find a role.
** Needs to have Security Packet Filled Out
Guest Services works hard to create environments where each guest feels safe and comfortable. You can expect to have fun, care for guests, share community with your team, and play a significant role in helping someone have a remarkable experience.
Greeters and Ushers* - When a guest walks through our doors for the first time and receives a warm, friendly welcome, it makes a powerful impact. The Greeters and Ushers perform that vital role. In fact, they're part of the reason people come back! Opportunities to serve in this exciting ministry include both our Saturday and Sunday service times. Serve on one of these teams and be the friendly face a guest remembers. Kiosk Team - Kiosks in the foyer provide important information for people as they begin to connect with the Journey and serve. Each kiosk needs a team with smiling faces who encourage people with relevant information regarding how to take the next step.
Prayer Team - Prayer is one of the core values at the Journey. The prayer team is available after each worship service to pray with people who need to talk with someone and pray together.
Parking* - This team serves the Journey's guests by helping them locate a convenient parking spot, as well as assisting with the flow of traffic during our weekend services and special events throughout the year.
Campus Security** - At the Journey, it is our desire that each person who steps foot on our campus feels safe and secure. For that reason, we have members of our Security team stationed throughout our grounds during each of our weekend services and special events.
Medical Response** - With hundreds of people gathering on our campus each weekend, occasional medical emergencies arise. When they do, our Medical Response team is the first to take action. Medical professionals volunteer their time to be available at each of our services. If you are a licensed physician, nurse, paramedic, EMT or PA, and you have emergency medical experience, we need you.
Café* - The Café strives to extend people's experience at the Journey by creating a place where they can relax, enjoy coffee, and get to know one another in a way that isn't possible during the service. We are always looking for energetic individuals who have the heart to serve others, whether that means serving a cup of coffee or recommending a new pastry.
*Membership Not Required
** Needs to have Security Packet Filled Out
Every week it takes people to provide an exciting and excellent experience in our worship services.
Sound tech: A sound tech’s primary responsibility is mixing audio during our weekend worship experience. If you have worked or served in music production or have a background in music, this technical position may be a perfect place for you to serve. If you are interested, please sign up below and we will be in touch with you shortly.
Lighting Tech: A lighting tech plays a crucial role in creating the perfect environment for worship. If you are creative, enjoy music and have an interest in combining your creativity with technical skill, lighting may be a great place to serve. If you are interested, please sign up below and we will be in touch with you shortly.
ProPresenter Tech: A ProPresenter tech supplies all visual information throughout the worship service. From the opening of the auditorium doors to the closing prayer, a ProPresenter tech advances all media used to communicate our weekend worship lyrics and message. If you are a detailed and focused individual, who enjoys music and has an interest in production, ProPresenter is a great place to serve. If you are interested, please sign up below and we will be in touch with you shortly.
Hey Journey! Just wanted to let you know, Worship Band Auditions are coming up and we have made some changes to the process so listen up! We are looking for talented musicians who love Jesus and want to be a part of our worship ministry here at the Journey. If you are a musician or know someone who would be a great fit for this ministry, this is the info you need.
Here is the new FIRST STEP for Worship Band Auditions:
We want to see what you can do in a context that is most comfortable for you. So your first step is to upload a video of you singing or playing your instrument, around two minutes in length to Youtube or Vimeo and to send a LINK to that video to Auditions@thejourney.cc
It can be any song you like, a live performance you’ve done, or just a cell phone video you take in your home. The purpose of this is to take away some of the stress of a first time audition: we just want a sample of what you can do.
Deadline to Submit a video • Next Date Coming soon
Throughout the week there are so many different things going on in the background that require talented volunteers to make them happen!
Some of the volunteer roles are: photography, video, administration, social media and graphic design.
We would love to talk with you about joining our team. If you are interested and would like more information about volunteering in the Communication Arts Department, fill out the form below.
Do you have a passion to encourage people? Have mercy for the sick and weary? Some Spiritual Gifts that would be fitting to this ministry are: Healing, Intercession, Faith, Exhortation and Mercy. We would love for you to join our Prayer Team or Hospital Visitation Team.
We believe that prayer is important and we would love for you to join the team to pray for our Journey family during their joyful and hard times. The Prayer Team is scheduled a service during the weekend on a rotating schedule. If you would like more information about this serving opportunity fill out the form below.
Prayer Partners Team
One of our values, We value utter dependence upon God, through prayer. There are a variety of ways you can serve in this environment. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 6:30–8:00 pm. We gather together to pray for our Church, Pastors, Leaders, Groups, Families, Children, Countries, Nations, specific topics and individuals in a relaxed environment. No childcare is provided. If you would like more information about this serving opportunity fill out the form below.
Hospital Visitation Team
You are invited to join the CAREnet Hospital Visitation Team! CAREnet sends out trained team members to visit family and relatives of members and attendees of the Journey, to local hospitals and hospice centers. Can’t wait to see how God is going to use you to serve on the CAREnet Hospital Visitation Team! If you would like more information about this serving opportunity fill out the form below.
We want to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ to the community. To show the love of Jesus is the joy of God’s children. If you have a heart to serve the city of Sanford through Impact events, we would love to talk more with you! We do booths in local community festivals, hand out invite cards, and other fun projects.
Every week our set up teams do amazing behind-the-scenes work to provide an atmosphere which is visually engaging and welcoming. We are a portable church, which means we set up our facility every week, early on Sunday morning, and tear down everything every Sunday afternoon. This team is perfect for bonding with others and for making a difference every week.
Facility Care is made up of the teams that care for and maintain the interior and exterior grounds of our buildings. Together we are committed to excellence, hospitality and stewardship. We want to provide a place where our guests can focus fully on God without distractions.
IF YOU ENJOY: Organizing | Set up & tear down | Clean environments
Weekend White Glove
These dedicated volunteers devote themselves to the preparation of the facility space on the weekends. It’s not the most glamorous ministry, but it holds huge value for our weekend guests. Because we believe that excellence matters to God, we value the way our facility space looks to those who attend.
Set Up & Tear Down
Work preparing the Journey Orange City Campus for the weekend worship experience by setting up the Journey feather flags, ensuring all walk ways are free of debris, and other activities that would display the Journey’s commitment to excellence, hospitality and stewardship.
Grounds and Planting
Help maintaining and changing out the semi-annual flowers on the worship center entrance, in front of the iron sign. Serve by weeding/raking around the campus. No equipment needed - bring your own gloves. Days and times are flexible but contact the church office to schedule.