Volunteer Opportunities - International Ministry (UPDATED 9/7)

International ministry volunteers needed for classes.

Could God be calling you to share His love with others in your everyday life? Are you open to learning how to communicate and make new friends from other parts of the world? Are you willing to partner with experienced volunteers and in one of the 20+ classes offered during the week?

Visit www.smifriends.org to see a class schedule.

We offer an orientation for all volunteers on September 9th room 304 12:30-3:00 lunch provided OR September 10th room 304 9:30-11:30am.  See needs listed below.  Email for more details and questions.

Urgent Needs!

□ Survival B class on Wednesday afternoons.  Partner with a seasoned team member to help internationals navigate their way through life in America/Michigan.

□ Discussion class meets Thursday mornings. Make friends with internationals who have a high level of English speaking abilities through interesting discussion topics, field trips, and social activities.

□ Toddler and me class leader needed Friday mornings.  Previous class leader can mentor and train until she moves in January.  Class leader plans and prepares simple crafts for moms and their 1 –2 1/2 yr old kids.  Also leads a circle time of songs and books.  The class is 1 hour long.

□ Toddler and me class leader needed to start a new class on Tuesday mornings.  We currently have 32 people on the waiting list for the Friday morning class.  We desperately need to start another class to remove at least 15 of those 32 off the waiting.   Class leader plans and prepares simple crafts for moms and their 1 –2 1/2 yr old kids.  Also leads a circle time of songs and books.  The class is 1 hour long.

Additional needs

□ Be a Prayer Partner for one of our many classes.

□ Help with room set up before classes.  M-F morning by 9:15am. Pick one or more days.

□ Help with odds and ends office tasks that can be taken home throughout the course of the year.

□ Conversation Class on Tuesday mornings.  Lesson plans and tip sheets provided by class leader to assist table leaders and their partner to enjoy conversations with about 10-12 international ladies on topics such as hobbies, weddings, American Holidays etc.

□ Chorus class Thursday afternoons. Share Jesus through song. Americans needed to sing and socialize with Internationals.

□ Moms and tots class Monday morning or afternoon available for moms or grandma’s with kids birth date between April 2015-October 2016.  Enjoy free play, crafts, snack and circle time with songs and other fun.  Class leader Jan Roth looking for a few American’s to help socialize in the class and connect with the moms.

□ Survival A Friday mornings. Partner with a seasoned team member to help internationals navigate their way through life in America/Michigan.

Undecided

□  Try a “first serve” – visit a class once to see  what it’s like before becoming a regular  volunteer.

□  I’m interested, but not sure where to help.  I  would like to have a conversation to get more information.

 

248-624-7676 ext. 113