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"A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed." Proverbs 11:25
Every department is a ministry that changes lives and we would love for you to become a part of our VCrew Team. Read about our teams and get a feel for the training and involvement needed to serve in each area. Our team members are special people and we have many areas of service available presently, with more to come in the future.
Personality Test Key
M - Melancholy P - Phlegmatic C - Choleric S - Sanguine
Kidamazoo Elementary (1st - 4th grades) - Training Available - MPCS
Be willing to help kids know that God loves them, that the Bible applies to everyday life and that church is FUN! Operates during service. Age 16+
Kidamazoo Preschool (birth-kindergarten) - Training Available - MPCS
Care for the smallest in the kingdom and help establish a foundation of faith by sharing God’s love with VFC’s littlest members. Operates during service. Age 12+
Traffic Team - Training Available - MP
Direct the flow of traffic as people come into and exit the lot with the sweetest of attitudes and the nicest of smiles. Operates before and after service. Age 16+
Audio for the House - Training Available - MP
On site audio mixing for service, previous soundboard experience is preferred but not required. Operates during service. Main Service, VOX Youth, Flex Club and Elementary service options available.
Cafe - Training Available - MS
Enjoy a fun and fast paced environment while providing guests with high quality food and beverages, with all proceeds going towards VFC ministries. Age 14+
Facilities - PM
Assist in creating an atmosphere of excellence for all our weekend guests. This includes offering support with tasks such as setup and tear down, sidewalk snow removal, housekeeping and other general facility needs. Age 16+
Flex Club (5th - 7th grades) - Training Available - MPCS
Raise up the next generation of world changers by helping them have fun, connect with others, and connect with God. Operates during service. Age 16+
Hospitality Ministry - SP
Use your warm smile and your desire to bless others through serving and/or staging food. Age 14+
Information - PCS
VCrew members in this area are the "hotel concierge" of our Guest Services department. Information is made of three branches - the Info Center, Kiosk, and the Basics Center. VCrew members may help a new family check-in to Kidamazoo, register for an event, or help to connect them with materials for the next Get A Grip course. Some basic computer skills are helpful but not necessary. A warm smile is a must! Operates before and after service. Ages 14+
IT - Training Available - MP
Help be a part of keeping the technology that provides services to all our guests each weekend running efficiently so that the guest experience is the best it can be. Low-level computer knowledge or an aptitude for learning technology skills is helpful! Age 18+
Kidamazoo Production Team (1st - 4th grades) - Training Available - MPCS
Make the Gospel come to life through performing captivating skits, fun games, upbeat praise and worship and/or through delivering a dynamic Bible message just for kids! Operates during service. Age 16+
Lighting - Training Available - MP
Must be computer savvy and able to execute changes on the fly during production while creativity flows. Operates during service. Main Service, VOX Youth, Flex Club and Elementary service options available.
Media Tech - Training Available - MP
Camera operators (16+) for adult services.. This department requires training, but no experience necessary. Operates during service.
Online Church Chat Host - MP
Connect with our online viewers and “host” the service via the chat room. Engage with viewers to help them connect to VFC and ultimately take a step to visit us in person. Operates during service.
Photography - MP
This team is comfortable behind the lens, capturing the spirit of Valley Family Church with images that will be used in publications and social media. Having your own D-SLR camera is a bonus, but not required. Operates during service and special events.
Prayer Team - MPCS
Help people navigating through life’s issues by prayer, providing information and offering heartfelt care. In order to serve in this area we ask that you complete the Getting a Grip on the Basics of Serving God course.
Producer - Training Available - CP
Lead service from comm and give direction to media tech & programming volunteers to help run service smoothly from the moment the countdown clock hits to the final song. Operates during service and special events. In order to serve in this area we ask that you complete the Getting a Grip on the Basics of Serving God course.
Propresenter - Training Available - MP
Must be computer savvy and able to operate quickly and efficiently running media programs during services. Operates during service. Main Service, VOX Youth, Flex Club and Elementary service options available.
Sanctuary Greeters - SCP
VCrew members here are "people" people! Greet people as they enter the sanctuary, provide direction as asked, or connect with people in their seats as they wait for service to begin! Basic requirements include a friendly smile and a love of people. Operates before and after service. Ages 14+
Security - MC
Help us provide overall safety and security for all attendees, volunteers and staff on weekends and during special events. In order to serve in this area we ask that you complete the Getting a Grip on the Basics of Serving God course and provide 3 (VFC preferred) references. Age 21+
Stagehand - Training Available - CP
Provide stage and set assistance for weekend services and special events. Operates during service. Age 16+
Usher - Training Available - CSM
This department directs the crowd flow, seats our guests, helps receive the offering, expedites chair arrangement & assists attendees. Operates during service. Age 14+
VIP - Training Available - CS
You are the first impression! Greet with a smile, handshake or hug to make everyone feel like family, assist our VIPs with checking their kids into their classroom, give campus tours, and provide First and Second Time Guests with their VIP gifts. Smiles required! Operates before service, partially during worship and after all services. Age 16+
VOX Youth (8th - 12th grades) - Training Available - MPCS
Help shape a generation of students who are passionate about using their lives to reach, impact and transform their peers. VOX Youth meets on Sunday nights at 6:00pm. Age 19+
Worship Team - MP
The worship team leads the congregation into the presence of God through song and brings passion, energy, and excellence on and off the platform! Includes weekly rehearsals and operates during service. In order to serve in this area we ask that you complete the Getting a Grip on the Basics of Serving God course. Audition required.
Thank you for completing this Membership application form and for your interest in the VCrew. Valley Family Church makes every effort to place VCrew Members in the area of serving they most desire. If we do not have a position to fill in your specified department, we will consider the other two options you have listed. Positions that require a specific skill set may be designated to VCrew Members with matching experience. Our Connections team will process your membership application and direct your volunteer info to the department leaders for the areas you are routed to serve in.
Weekday Volunteer Opportunities
There are many additional volunteer opportunities at VFC where you can serve during the week such as our FridayGroceries outreach, Thrift Store, and many more. In order to serve in these areas you must also serve on the weekend in some capacity. This helps to ensure that the weekend areas of ministry are adequately staffed. Click Here if interested.
In keeping with the patterns set forth in the Bible (1 Thessalonians 5:12, Acts 20:28, 1 Peter 5:2), for the safety of our children and the well-being of our congregation, we perform a background check on all persons wishing to serve in any area of Volunteer Ministry at Valley Family Church. This information will be kept strictly confidential and will be used only for the purpose of determining the applicant’s suitability for serving at Valley Family Church. We reserve the right to re-run additional checks periodically or based on need using the information you have provided.
I hereby authorize VFC to conduct a reasonable investigation of my background to help determine my suitability and fitness for service at Valley Family Church. (This may include a criminal and/or FIA background check)
I release Valley Family Chruch and its agents and any person or entity, which provides information pursuant to this authorization, from any and all liabilities, claims, or law suits in regards to information obtained from any and all of the referenced sources used. The following is my true and complete legal name and all the information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
We understand that prior to your life in Christ, you may have been involved in activities that you are not proud of. Remember that we are now new creatures in Christ; the old is gone and the new has come. While this form is an important part of our administration process, we want you to know that VFC will not disclose this information to any third party unless required to do so by law.
Click here to read about the VFC Culture.
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I certify that the information contained in this application is correct and complete, and agree to inform the Connections Division if any information in this application is no longer accurate.
This information contained in this application is correct and to the best of my knowledge should my application be accepted. I agree to be bound by the policies and procedures of Valley Family Church and to refrain from unscriptural conduct in the performance of and during the term of my services on behalf of the church. I the undersigned, assume all risk of personal injury, sickness, death, damage, and expense as a result of my participation on the VCrew Team or any event sponsored by Valley Family Church, furthermore, I do release, forever discharge, and agree to hold harmless Valley Family Church including its directors, employees, volunteers, agents, and representatives from any liability claims, demands or expenses of any nature whatsoever may be incurred while participating in any ministry, department, or event. I understand that all medical expenses are my responsibility, by signing the release of liability, I agree to the terms and conditions set forth within it and agree that this release shall be binding upon my spouse, heirs, my legal representatives and me. I further state that I have carefully read the foregoing release and know the contents thereof and I sign this release as my own free act. This is legally binding agreement, which I have read and understand, I realize that any falsified information may lead to the rejection of my application and disqualify me from participating on the VCrew.