Whether you live for committee life or just occasionally want to participate in one of the activities, your help is always needed. If you have an idea or talent not listed be sure to talk with the Volunteer Coordinator to see how we can implement your gifts.
1. Finance Team
-Review tax exempt status
-Review compliance with Merchant Services
-Contribute to annual report
-Prepare and distribute annual giving report to donors
-Prepare for 990s
-Provide financial advice as it pertains to non profits
2. Residential Services Team
-Develop policies and procedures for resident life
-Help develop curriculum and mentoring programs for residents
3. Fundraising Team
–RUSH 5K Run/Walk, May 4, 2013, Frontier Park, St. Charles
–Baby Bottle Make A Change Fundraiser
–River City Rascals Silent Auction, July 21, 2013, T.R. Hughes Ballpark
–Sparrow Scramble, September 13, 2013, The Links of Dardenne, Dardenne Prairie
–Gala, November 2013
-Research and write grants*
-Host a House Party
-What’s your idea for your group? Car wash, bake sale, Blood Drive, A-Thons
4. Donor Relations Team
-Write Thank You notes to donors
-Plan Thank A Thon
-Celebrate Board and Volunteers with notes of encouragement, parties, etc
5. Marketing/Communications Team
-Update social media
-Update website with events, news, pictures and videos
-Write press releases
-Develop artwork and graphics
-Develop brochures, signs, videos
-Contribute blogs and articles
-Contribute to monthly eNewsletter
-Write letters to community movers and shakers
6. Connections Team
-Become a Sparrow representative at civic group gatherings
-Become a church liaison between your church and others
-To hold periodic networking events to recruit volunteers, board members, and potential donors.
-Develop outreach material.
-Help Build The Flock
7. The Flock Prayer Warriors Team
-Pray for the needs and concerns of The Sparrow’s Nest.
-Encourage and communicate prayer needs among the Board, staff, and volunteers.
-Provide specific prayer functions to enhance prayer activities for the ministry.
-Encourage worship for what God has accomplished through the ministry.
8. Facilities Team
– Help develop project management plan
-Help develop wishlist of needed items both inside and outside The Nest.
-Help acquire tools, supplies, and wishlist items
-Assist in home improvement/maintenance projects such as landscaping, painting, dry wall repair, decorating
-Assist in larger renovation and construction projects such as building new garage/long term storage, filling in pool for prayer garden, replacing windows, updating electrical outlets, etc.
9. Administrative/Support Team
-Create forms and applications
-Volunteer needed to keep all Sparrow events up to date on community calendars
-Volunteer needed to keep Sparrow scrapbook up to date
-Enter volunteers into our database and contact those without a current application on file to ask them to complete a new application.
-Need new TSN leader folders put together.