Volunteers

Rainbow Kids volunteers serve as small group facilitators or site coordinators (the person in charge at the host church).

Facilitator trainings are offered prior to the program

Volunteers must be adults (18 or older) who have a strong desire to help children or adults through a difficult time in their lives.

Volunteers must provide three personal references and undergo a background check.

Volunteer Facilitators will:

  • Help shape a participant’s self-image
  • Help shape a participant’s values
  • Provide emotional support for the participant
  • Help each participant see that s/he is lovable just as s/he is

Qualities of a Facilitator:

  • Enjoys working with the age group s/he is facilitating
  • Is able to listen, communicate, and share self openly
  • Has motives of love, concern, and profound respect for others
  • Can accept negative emotion
  • Knows how to keep a confidence
  • Is capable of working well with others

Responsibilities of a Volunteer:

  • Attendance at an initial 1-1.5  hour facilitator training session
  • Availability for the duration of the program for which s/he has volunteered