Other Religious Education Volunteers

Our volunteers find many ways to help:

 

Title

Description

Time commitment

Helpful traits

Volunteer Badge required?

Board Member

Listens to parents, catechists and pastor and makes suggestions for improvement and helps the CRE make sound decisions.

Attends meetings once a month for approximately 1 hour. May serve on committees that require more time. Evenings.

Observant and respectful

No, but it would be a good idea to get one for other opportunities involving youth.

Classroom Environment Volunteers

Change the prayer tables, posters, and bulletin boards to reflect the Liturgical Season and Learning Cycle.

Approximately 4 hours 5 times a year: September, Advent, Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, and Easter. During the day or evening.

Creativity and eye for design

Only if conducting work during times youth are in the building.

Catechist

Reads, prepares and delivers lessons for students in class.

Approximately 3 hours a week.

Patience, Kindness and commitment to building relationships with youngsters

Yes.

Materials Manager(s)

Gather supplies for projects and organize them in such a way that multiple users can find and use them easily.

Approximately 1 to 2 hours a week to maintain order. During the day or evening.

Organization

Only if working with young people.

Document preparer(s)

Copy, collate, hole punch, staple or bind documents as needed for parent meetings and Liturgical celebrations.

3 to 4 hours four times a year. Beginning of year, 3 Sacramental preparation times. During the day or evening.

Attention to detail

Only if working with young people.

Event volunteer coordinator(s)

Recruit and schedule volunteers to work blocks of time for Christmas Festival, Spaghetti Dinner and Yard Sale.

Approximately 8 hours per event, making and responding to e-mails and phone calls. During the day or evening.

Tech savvy, good on phone, and highly organized.

No

Event volunteer

Staffs event. Works cooperatively with other volunteers. Shows up on time and ready to help.

2 to 4 hours depending on shift taken.

Varies by event needs.

Depends on event.

Substitute catechist

Available to step in to different classes.

This position is as-needed, and substitutes can sign up to be “on-call” for different days. This works well for those wishing to “rotate”

Patience and kindness

Yes.

Substitute catechist coordinator

Schedules substitutes for catechists.

Time required depends on needs of catechists.

Pleasant on phone