Job Description: Game Host


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Job Description: Game Host

  1. 1. ministry position descriptionPosition: Game Host Team MemberRole: The role of a Game Host Team Member is to staff all Youth Alive services and events. This includes greeting guests and providing guest control, ensuring cleanliness, checking equipment, setting up games, getting involved in games and maintaing a welcoming atmosphere. As a Youth Alive Team Member serving at Ground Zero or Unleashed, you will be expected to exhibit a positive, friendly and helpful attitude to our guests and maintain the show quality of our facility and services.Schedule: Minimum requirement of two services per month. We request a committed schedule to serve a specific service time and location. We request a consistent schedule whenever possible, for example the first and third week of every month for Wednesday Ground Zero Services.Reports to: Service Coordinator for scheduled serviceTime Required: Each service requires a commitment of approximately three (3) hours. This allows for an arrival time one hour prior to service and up to you to arrive one hour prior to service and thirty minutes after service.Commitment: Minimum (12) twelve months to allow time for relationships with students to form and to build trust.Training Provided: Initial orientation and hands-on training equivalent to two services where you will be assigned a seasoned volunteer to shadow as well as be given a thorough “walk through” of various departments and services offered to arm you with information that may be requested from students or parents. Weekly fifteen minute (15 min) pre-service meetings with Service Coordinator. Annual Leadership Training meeting
  2. 2. ministry position descriptionSpecial Qualifications: Strong, friendly personality. Exemplifies hospitality and detail oriented.Responsibilities: Team: 1. Pre-Service a. Prayer for service, students and guests b. 5 minute Order of Service Review with Service Coordinator c. Pre-Service Duties: i. 1st Pillar: Atmosphere & Appearance 1. Cleanliness, Order & Neatness a. Clear of trash/debris/papers b. Trashes emptied 2. Preparedness a. Know assigned zone and how games work b. Ready to welcome c. All game pieces, any furnishings in order. Battery check, electronic items on. 3. Excellence a. “WOW” factor b. Inviting smiles c. Timeliness – Be in position when doors open! nd ii. 2 Pillar: Information & Importance 1. Review Agenda 2. Understand Order of Service 3. Ensure no outdated materials lying around 4. Clarity of current events and upcoming events including dates, times and locations and where to find additional information rd iii. 3 Pillar: Relationship & Connection 1. Be Prayed Up…Pray for opportunities to connect for both volunteers and students 2. Be available 3. Be polite and inviting
  3. 3. ministry position description 4. Be genuine in showing interest to others 5. Appreciate everyone around you 6. Know and understand how all games work and how to get kids connected with each other when engaging in specific game or activity. iv. 4th Pillar: Passion & Excitement 1. Sermon topic – pre study 2. Stay focused on vision 3. Be interested 4. Be contagious, set the mood/tone from first contact 2. Service a. Opening – doors unlocked and all in position 30 minutes prior to service b. Guest Assistance & Game Host i. Guide and direct students to various activity options. Create your zone atmosphere as fun and engaging. ii. Smile and be available for any questions iii. Help students find areas that accommodate any needs (any physical or visual impairements) iv. Once teaching begins, begin to collect and clean up all games and game pieces, being mindful of proper storage. c. Post service i. Look for opportunities to serve and encourage students ii. Pick up any visible trash iii. Return any lost items to Youth Office in Main Youth Lounge with date and service time, name if known 3. Recruiting a. Open Positions Be aware of open positions in your team and department and take initiative to find people to fill those roles. Support special recruiting efforts as planned