At Life.Church, we couldn’t create a welcoming, comfortable environment without the leadership, buy-in, and service of our Host Team volunteers. From the street to the seat, the Host Team creates an environment that removes barriers and allows attenders to experience God.
Here are eight volunteer roles we have on our Host Team, a brief overview of each, and a link to a downloadable job description you can use at your church to create clarity around roles.
8 Host Team Volunteer Roles
Greeting Team: The Greeting Team greets and acknowledges each guest as they enter the building. They open doors, smile, shake hands, and pass out bulletins.
Hospitality Team: The Hospitality Team provides quality refreshments and interacts with each person who stops by for a snack or drink.
Info Team: The Info Team provides helpful information, clear directions and appropriate next steps for our guests. The Info Team fields questions and helps attenders connect and sign up for next steps, like baptism and small groups.
Parking Team: The Parking Team makes an incredible first impression for guests by offering a safe, easy parking experience, a high-energy welcome, and clear directions.
Prep Team: The Prep Team prepares each seat in our auditorium in a way that eliminates distractions and indicates we’re expecting guests. Our Prep Team makes sure each seatback has pens, tithe envelopes, invitations, tissues, etc. This team resets the auditorium between each weekend service so each service feels clean and fresh.
Usher Team: The Usher Team helps attenders locate seating, collects offering, and aids the campus pastor during the call to Christ.
Volunteer Leadership Roles
Coach: A Coach works closely with our Host Team Pastor to build and maintain relationships and provide leadership and regular communication to volunteers.
Role Leader: A Role Leader volunteers in a specific Host Team role (Greeter Team, Hospitality Team, etc.) The Role Leader provides support and role-related training and leadership, and develops relationships with volunteers. The Role Leader works closely with the Host Team Coach.
Facebook Live: Host Team Volunteer Roles
Want to see these roles in action? Watch our recent Facebook Live walk through of a Life.Church lobby. You’ll see each role in action, and we’ll share additional role-specific tips you don’t want to miss.
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