We Want You

We want you to feel connected! There are all kinds of opportunities to get involved at VFC!

Whether you're looking for a place to serve and meet people on the weekends or during the week - we welcome you to join the volunteer army at VFC known as the VCrew!

This amazing group of people love the Lord, enjoy serving and like to have fun. Check out the Opportunities below:

Weekend Opportunities

Below is a little more detail on the areas of ministry you can be involved in! Just complete the appropriate VCrew application, located on the left hand side of this page and bring it in to Info Center during the week or weekend services! Questions? Email vcrew@valleyfamilychurch.org.

audio tech

An audio technician operates the sound during weekend services. Must be available on Wednesday nights and possess a spirit of excellence. Experience is preferred, but we'll train eager rookies.

student ministries (central campus only)

Do you have a passion to connect with and reach out to High School students? Do you want to build relationships and pour into the lives of today's youth while having fun at the same time? If so, VOX HS is just the place for you!

Current Opportunities:

  • VOX Middle School
  • VOX High School (Sunday nights)
To serve in Student Ministries, you must be a Get a Grip 101: Basics Graduate (18 or older).
 
grounds (central campus only)

Assist with lawn care, landscaping and snow removal for all buildings.

kidamazoo

Do you have a heart to impact our youngest generation at VFC and help them "get it?" If so, here's your chance to get in the game and start serving in Kidmazoo! Kidamazoo Kids Ministry  is a fast, noisy, zany, multi-media, kid-focused, virtue-driven, Bible-based program! It's a fun and exciting place to serve where you will have the opportunity to hang out with kids, play tons of fun games, meet and connect with other VFC families.

Current Opportunities:

  • Preschool (Birth-12 months, Ages 1-3)
  • Kidamazoo Jr (4 year-olds - Kindergarten)
  • Elementary (1st-5th grade)
  • Kidamazoo Studios Tech (1st-5th grade)

lighting tech

A lighting technician operates the lights during services. Must be available during all weekend services once a month and possess a spirit of excellence. Creative or technical skills preferred, but not necessary.

media tech

There are several openings for the weekend Media Tech team including camera operators and ProPresenter. If techie things float your boat, then come aboard!

security

Provide overall security for the church on weekends and special events.

bookstore and cafe 

The Kalamazoo Campus Bookstore and Café are looking for smiling faces to help us get our quality coffee, food and resources out to all who are hungry. We currently have open shift opportunities available Sunday through Thursday. Please visit the Get Started Center for more information on these exciting volunteer openings.

stage hand team

Help out with the weekend services behind the scenes. No experience required.

traffic

When guests arrive at VFC, they are warmly greeted by our Traffic Team who make their arrival and departure smooth.

usher

Serve on the front lines to meet, greet and seat our guests.

worship

We are always looking for people with a passion for worship and music. To be a part of the VFC worship department, please complete these four steps:

To be a background vocalist/instrumentalist:
1. Go to the Get Started Orientation (sign up at the Get Started Center during the weekend)
2. Read the 7 Basics
3. Age 12 or older

To be a lead vocalist/music director (same requirements as listed above as well as):
1. A Get a Grip 101: Basics Graduate (18 or older)
2. A Get a Grip 201: Serving Graduate (18 or older)

-Complete Worship Team Application by clicking here.

-Send us an audio file with a sample of your instrumental playing skills or your vocal skills. (A YouTube or Vimeo link is acceptable, but please do NOT send a Facebook link. Email to worship@valleyfamilychurch.org or mail to VFC, ATTN: Worship Dept, 2500 Vincent Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49024.)

Weekday Opportunities

There are many weekday opportunities at VFC at our Kalamazoo Campus. In order to serve in these areas you must also serve on the weekend in some capacity. This helps to ensure that the weekend areas of ministry are adequately staffed. If this describes you, to get you started just email the area you are interested in volunteering to vcrew@valleyfamilychurch.org. Someone will be in contact with you!

bookstore and café

The Kalamazoo Campus Bookstore and Café are looking for smiling faces to help us get our quality coffee, food and resources out to all who are hungry. We currently have open shift opportunities available Sunday through Thursday. Please visit the Get Started Center for more information on these exciting volunteer openings.

general facilities/maintenance

Tasks range from setting up chairs for events to assisting with maintenance items such as painting, drywall, equipment assembly and everything in between!  If you're available to help in this area during the week, we would love to hear from you.

hospitality

All you need is a smiling face and a heart to serve. We provide food and hospitality needs for designated church events.

housekeeping

Tasks include general housekeeping such as vacuuming, windows washing, bathrooms and assisting with special events. If you're available to help in this area during the week, we would love to hear from you.

ministry of meals

Ministry of Meals Team
 
The Ministry of Meals Team shows the love of God simply by making meals. We need people who want to use their kitchents to love, serve and give. Help provide meals to someone in their time of need. Stop by the Get Started Center for complete the VCrew application online.

The Ministry of Meals Team shows the love of God simply by making meals. We need people who want to use their kitchens to love, serve and give. Help provide meals to someone in their time of need. Stop by the Get Started Center or complete the VCrew application online.

reception

This weekday position involves answering phones, general questions and providing event guidance for guests.

video production

Calling all people with a gift to produce musical scores for various videos. If you have at least one year of experience working with GarageBand, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Soundbooth or Logic Pro on a weekly basis and an ear for production music, a gift to write and produce scores then we need you. Commitment level is weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm. High School students are welcome to apply but need to have their own transportation.

Valley Thrift Store & FridayGroceries

Volunteers are needed for the Valley Thrift Store and Friday Groceries. Help sort, hang, tag and work the retail floor as a Valley Thrift Store volunteer on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Saturdays from 10am-2pm. 

FridayGroceries volunteers are needed on Fridays from 9:15-12:30pm. Or help us pack grocery bags on Thursday nights from 5-6:30pm. FridayGroceries volunteer commitments are every other week. If interested, email thrift@valleyfamilychurch.org or food@valleyfamilychurch.org.