Volunteers

Children's Faith Formation

 

CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION PARENT VOLUNTEER FORM 2019-20

 

 

Name (PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY):____________________________________________________

Phone: __________________ Email: ________________________________________________

Volunteers of all walks of life are VITAL to the success of our Children’s Faith Formation Program! Parent involvement demonstrates to children that you, the parent, feel this program is of value and important. Training and orientation is provided for all volunteers, plus grade level catechists will be provided a mentor to ensure you are adequately trained and have someone to go to with questions! Faith Formation is a wonderful ministry and a great place to find out more about your parish community!

All families are asked to VOLUNTEER in some capacity when they register their child(ren). Please check all that interest you and then return this form with your family’s completed registration form.

 ____Catechist—weekly (Gr 1-6, Tues 4:30-5:45pm for grade ______)

____ Catechist--weekly (Gr 1-6, Tues 6:00-7:15pm for grade ______)

____ Catechist—Confirmation Ministry ( L1 or L2, Tues 7:30-9pm twice/month)

____ Catechist--monthly (Gr K-6, First Sunday 9-10:15am; grade ____)

____ Catechist--monthly (Gr K-6, First Wed 6-7:15pm; grade ____)

____Catechist Assistant (___4:30pm ___6pm ___L1/L2 Preferred grade: _____)

____Substitute catechist (Session: _______________)

____Teen Faith Mentor (working with special needs children 1:1 time tbd)

____Office Assistant (Indicate session: ___4:30pm ___6pm ___7:30pm)

____Dismissal volunteer (indicate session: ___4:30pm ___6pm ___7:30pm)

____Prayer Team (agree to pray at home each week for program’s needs)

____Confirmation Sponsor Day--Hospitality (Sun Oct 27, 8-12noon)

____First Communion Retreat Helper—(Sat Mar 7, 9-12noon) No Grade 2 parents

____Special Projects in classroom (times/dates vary)

____Special Projects in office/daytime (times/dates vary)

____Photographer (times/dates vary)

____Family Faith Nights/Mornings Hospitality Team (approx. 2-3x/year)

____Children’s Liturgy of the Word helper/catechist (Sundays 10:30 Mass as assigned)

____Totus Tuus Lunch Team (provide lunch 1x for the 4 young adults leading program—July 15-19)

____Other Parish Ministry I help with: _____________________________________

Discounts Offered for Catechists/Assistants/Office Volunteers
(Applied upon completion of year)

Weekly Catechist: One child attends for FREE
Catechist Assistant/Office Assistant/Monthly Catechists: Partial tuition discount "You will be contacted regarding open positions subject to our needs. 

Catechists

The Catholic term for teacher of the Faith is catechist. These adults answer the call to echo the Catholic faith. Catechists must be at least 18 years old, be a practicing Catholic, and agree to participate in faith formation.

Catechist Assistance

Assistants enhance the faith experience of children by helping the catechists. With the director’s permission, minors may serve as assistants.

Office Staff

These volunteers assist with attendance, monitoring security and traffic.