Elevator Operator

Job Description

Goal:

Our goal is to create a worship service where people can experience God's love. The role of the Hospitality Ministries volunteers is to welcome people as God would welcome them and make it easy for them to participate in the worship service.

Qualifications:

• Sense of responsibility/reliable

• Open and welcoming attitude

• Enjoy interacting with people of all ages

• Positive attitude/optimism

• Works as team member

Commitment Required:

• Participate in orientation and training

• Operate the elevator 1-2 times per month or less often depending on the number of elevator operators

• Typically on a Sunday morning the time required is 2 hours (9:30-11:30 am)

• Some elevator operator responsibilities may be needed outside of Sunday morning services ie. Good Friday, Christmas Eve

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Participate in orientation & training

• Usher Sunday morning

   o Show up at least 30 minutes before service begins

   o Get the elevator key from the church office

   o Review emergency procedures

   o Assist all who need to use the elevator to get up to the sanctuary

   o Remain downstairs until 10:15 am

   o Be accessible to the ushers so you could operate the elevator if needed during the service

   o Put emergency procedures into place if needed

   o Be at the back of the sanctuary at the end of the service to take people down in the elevator

   o Return the key to the church office

• Elevator operators will report to the Hospitality Ministries Coordinator

Training:

Elevator operators will receive an orientation and training prior to starting the position. The training will include emergency procedures and accessibility.

Benefits:

• An opportunity to interact with church family

• Serving without a huge time commitment