Godspeak Kids Volunteers

 

Welcome to Godspeak Kids! We are thankful for your interest in joining our team as we minister with children.

As a ministry team we feel the need to do our best to provide a safe and caring environment for the children. This form helps provide that type of environment. We understand that to properly complete this form you may be required to share personal information. All information in this application is held strictly confidential by the Kid’s Ministries Staff, except your name, phone number and email, which is available to fellow volunteer workers.

Thank you for offering to make a difference in a child’s life. Please call us with any questions or concerns you may have about Godspeak Kids Ministries or this Information form.

Blessings to you. 

Qualifications for Kid’s Ministry Volunteer Workers

Christians who are in places of responsibility in the church are required to be examples in faith, conduct, and business affairs. Therefore, the following guidelines will be required of any person who works in Kid’s Ministry at GODSPEAK Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks:

 

 

1. Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
2. Be supportive and loyal to the pastor and leaders of Godspeak.
3. Must be in agreement with the Vision, Mission, Purpose & Core Values of Godspeak.
4. Live a spiritually surrendered life, keeping your home life in order.
5. Be faithful to attend regular church services.
6. Regularly attend a Bible study and/or have a quiet time with the Lord.
7. Make a minimum commitment in relationship with the children’s ministry of Godspeak.
8. Complete this Volunteer Information Form.
9. Complete the orientation for Kid’s Ministries and actively support all policies and procedures.
10. Be faithful to your assigned position.
11. Attend all volunteer meetings, trainings and workshops as able.
12. Give at least one (1) weeks notice if you know you will be absent.
13. Contact and prepare/brief a substitute when you cannot serve.
14. Be in the Kids Ministry at least fifteen (15) minutes before starting time for prayer.
15. Give at least thirty (30) days notice when stepping down. 

Home and Personal Information
Name *
Name
Home Phone
Home Phone
Cell Phone *
Cell Phone
Address
Address
Birthday
Birthday
Church Information
Have you been baptized
Availability
Classroom
Time
Local Personal References
Name 1
Name 1
Phone 1
Phone 1
Name 2
Name 2
Phone 2
Phone 2
Background Questions
The questions below are part of our interview process in order to help provide a safe and secure environment for our children. All information is held strictly confidential by the Kid’s Ministries staff.
Have you ever been convicted for the use or sale of drugs? *
Have you ever been hospitalized or treated for alcohol or substance abuse? *
Have you ever been arrested for a criminal offense, excluding minor traffic violations? *
Have you ever been arrested or convicted of any sexually related crime? *
Have you ever been arrested or convicted of any abuse related crime? *
Have you ever been diagnosed with any communicable or contagious disease (such as HIV, TB, hepatitis, etc.) *
Are there any circumstances involving your current lifestyle or background that would call to question your ability to work with children and model a Biblical lifestyle to them? *
Applicants Statement
The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize a complete background check including but not limited to criminal, civil and sexual offender databases. I authorize any personal references, churches or any other organizations listed in this application to give any information regarding my character and fitness for working with children and I release all such references from liability for any damage that may result from furnishing such evaluations. I have read and agree to abide by the Kid’s Ministries Policies and Guidelines. I hereby give Godspeak Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks permission to contact references or any appropriate agency.
Date *
Date
Permission to obtain background check
This form authorizes the church to obtain background information and must be completed by the applicant. The church must keep this completed form on file for at least five years after requesting a background check.

In the interest of safety and security I, the undersigned applicant (also known as “consumer”), authorize GODSPEAK Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks through its independent contractor, LexisNexis, to procure background information (also known as a “consumer report and/or investigative consumer report”) about me, prior to, and at any time during, my service to the organization. This report may include my driving history, including any traffic citations; a social security number verification; present and former addresses; criminal and civil history/records/ and the state sex offender records.

I understand that I am entitled to a complete copy of any background information report of which I am the subject upon my request to GODSPEAK Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks, if such is made within a reasonable time from the date it was produced. I also understand that I may receive a written summary of my rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Date *
Date
Identifying Information for Background Information Agency
AKA: "consumer reporting agency"
Current Address
Current Address
Former Address
Former Address
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Gender
Phone *
Phone