POWERHOUSE MINISTRIES - FOLSOM, CA

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VOLUNTEERS

We need help with all the different programs that we run here at Powerhouse Ministries.  We value donations of your time, resources or skills. Below is a list of many of the needs where we greatly value volunteer help.

If any of these resonate with you, please consider volunteering your time, energy, skills and ability to Powerhouse and the people we serve today!

Our Powerhouse Transformation Center is a hive of activity and always in need of volunteers to help out it’s residents.

How can you help?

Drivers: We need female volunteers who are willing to use their own vehicles to drive residents to appointments.

Fun Activity: We need volunteers interested in sharing hobbies, crafts, skills, fun outings, or other special events.

Child Care: We need occasional child care providers who are willing to watch between 1 and 4 children.

Genesis Relapse Prevention Counselors: We are looking for volunteers who are willing to obtain training to become Genesis relapse prevention lay counselors, or who have already received this training. This training empowers lay counselors to help individuals grow in ways to overcome their destructive pasts.

At our Community Care Center, we offer help for those in need of emergency shelter, medical care, assistance with rent and utilities, and legal problems. We also offer resource referrals, and Biblical counsel.

​We offer training to volunteers who are willing to commit some time to help with community care needs of those who seek us out for help.

How can you help?

Walk-Ins: We offer training to volunteers who are willing to commit to weekly time to assist those who seek us out for help with needs.

Drivers: We occasionally need volunteers who are willing to use their own vehicles to drive those we assist to appointments.

Facilities Repair & Maintenance: If you are a plumber, electrician, handy man, or good with yard work, your skills would be much appreciated in helping us keep our Community Care Center and Transition Center well-maintained.

​Receptionist/Office: if you enjoy meeting new people perhaps our reception and front office may be the place for you.

IGNITE is our youth ministry which serves around 150 teens and young adults in the community. We provide a place to play, hangout, get a meal and participate in worship and teachings.

IGNITE meets weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, and host special events and outings at various times during the year.

How can you help?

Discussion Leaders: During our Wednesday night meetings, we need volunteers who will get to know our young people and help lead table discussions during these meetings.

Fun Activity: Many of our youth come early on Wednesday nights to hang out before the meeting begins. We love it when volunteers come and engage them in a fun activity, such as basketball, a game or a sharable hobby.

Drivers/Chaperones: For special events or outings we are often in need of volunteers who can drive youth to and from events, and help us keep them safe.

Admin Support: Many of the events we plan need the help of talented organizers who can help in the background with planning, organizing and communications.

At SPARK’S, elementary school aged children play, do crafts, sing songs, and have a learning time. This weekly time with them is like an ongoing Vacation Bible School. They also receive dinner while the adults dine as part of our Sunday night worship gathering.

How can you help?

Fun People: We need volunteers who love to create fun activities for children, including things like creating balloon animals, performing magic tricks, singing children’s songs, and other fun and captivating activities.

Crafters: We need craft-loving volunteers to assist the Children’s Ministry Leader in providing a craft activity.

Teachers/Helpers: We need volunteers who want to be part of a loving team of adults to teach and assist children each week or every-other week for about 90-minutes during our Sunday evening service, from 5:00 to 6:45 pm.

Driver: Someone to drive our 10 passenger to pick up and return kids from local neighborhoods. (Weekly or Bi-Weekly)

If this is you, would you like to help us on Sunday evenings?

At Powerhouse, we offer a weekly gathering for women. This womens ministry is designed for women who would like to build friendships, enjoy breakfast, experience music and worship, hear inspiring faith stories, and study the Bible.

Women’s Group meets Tuesdays from 10:00  to 11:30 am.​

How can you help?

Support: Christian women are needed to help with set up, clean up, lead question/discussion time, or occasional teaching.

We encourage volunteers in these support groups to build healthy relationships with our group members in the context of being a part of these groups.

Child Care: We need volunteers to help with child care during Women’s Group on Tuesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 am.

Fun Activity: We need volunteers interested in sharing hobbies, crafts, skills, a fun outing, or other special event.

At Powerhouse, we offer an open small group for men. This group  is designed for anyone interested in gathering with other men to explore the question, “Can we really know God personally?”

​Men’s Group meets Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.

How can you help?

Support: Our Men’s ministry is in need of seasoned Christians who are willing to facilitate meetings and teach.

We encourage volunteers in this ministry to build healthy relationships with our group members in the context of being a part of these groups.

We are often in need of those Professionals to provide help and assistance to our organization and those we assist.

How can you help?

Professional: If you are a…

Medical Doctor
Dentist
Eye Doctor
Chiropractor
Psychologist
Counselor/Therapist
Psychiatrist
Mechanic
Plumber
Electrician
Appliance Repair
Lawyer
IT Specialist
Event Organizer
Financial Counselor
​Grant Writer
Skilled Fund Raiser (generate cash donations and/or goods and services for silent auctions)

Or any other professional with skills and abilities to help us and those we serve, we would love talk to you!​

We provide meals for the residents of our Powerhouse Transformation Center, and for those who attend our Sunday evening worship service and our Wednesday evening IGNITE youth service.

How can you help?

Meal Provider: We need volunteers who love to cook or purchase prepared food to provide dinner meals. This can be:

  • Once per month or every-other-month for our Sunday evening service – for 40-50 people.
  • Once per month or every other month for kid-friendly dinner, for our Sunday evening SPARK’S Children’s Ministry – for 20 kids & 5 adults.
  • Once per month or every-other-month for our Wednesday evening youth service​ – for ~40 teen-agers.
  • Weekday night for the residents of our PTC – One time or once per month or every other month – for 15 people.
  • A one-time meal for any of our services.

How Can You Help?

  • Greeting guests and answering the phone.
  • Directing walk-ins and phone calls to the appropriate member of staff.
  • Assisting with bulk mailings occasionally.
  • Data entry.
  • Thank You letters.
  • General office tasks and assistance.​​

How Can You Help?

  • Help Set up – 3:30pm-5:00pm
  • Provide dinner
  • Greeters
  • Ministry Team
    • Praying for people, leading small group discussions and building relationships.