ministry position descriptionPosition: Usher / Host Team MemberRole:         The role of an Usher Host Team Member is to s...
ministry position descriptionResponsibilities:      Departmental:                    Welcome                    Guest Assi...
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Job Description: Ushers

  1. 1. ministry position descriptionPosition: Usher / Host Team MemberRole: The role of an Usher Host Team Member is to staff all Youth Alive services and events. This includes greeting guests, assisting guests to find seating, provide audience control, and always ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our guests. 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 Unleashed 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 meetingSpecial Qualifications: Strong, friendly personality. Exemplifies good discernment
  2. 2. ministry position descriptionResponsibilities: Departmental: Welcome Guest Assistance Collection / Distribution 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. Directional signs b. Offering buckets in place c. Handouts located and ready for distribution 3. Excellence a. “WOW” factor b. Inviting smiles c. Timeliness – Be in position when doors open! ii. 2nd 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. 3. ministry position description 3. Be polite and inviting 4. Be genuine in showing interest to others 5. Appreciate everyone around you th iv. 4 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 i. Guide and direct students to seating areas starting at Section 1 (refer to Sanctuary Map) ii. Smile and be available for any questions iii. Help students find seating that accommodate any needs (any physical or visual impairements) c. During Service i. Stay alert and focused on providing an atmosphere for students to hear the Word of God ii. Eyes and ears open, attention to the students not the speaker or performances iii. Look for opportunities to serve and encourage students iv. Prepare to assist in offering collections for each section d. Post service i. Pick up any visible trash ii. 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