The following are volunteer opportunities available. If you are interested in learning more, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW IN 2020:
We are seeking a volunteer to be our secretary to assist with donor letters. This person will prepare and mail donor thank you letters to individuals and churches that give Family Shield a gift. The secretary should have excellent computer skills, be accurate, able to edit letters, keep information confidential, and be able to coordinate the details of doing this from their home after initial training. Contact us for additional information.
SOCIAL MINISTRY VOLUNTEER
We are seeking a qualified volunteer to help us with posting on Facebook and Twitter. For more information contact us at email@example.com.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Each year the Family Shield Ministries (FSM) Board of Directors Nominations Committee accepts names to serve on the FSM Board of Directors. If you are interested in being nominated, please send your resume or information to the Family Shield office. As a Recognized Service Organization (RSO) of the LCMS, the FSM Board are members of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (LCMS). Nominations are being accepted now. Elections are in the fall of each year.
Family Shield is currently producing a podcast program. We are looking for qualified volunteers in St. Louis who help with editing and production. We are also looking for a location where the program could be recorded in the St. Louis metro area. We have our own equipment.
CONGREGATIONAL LIAISONS FOR THE RADIO PROGRAM AND PODCAST
Family Shield is seeking interested volunteers with leadership skills to assist us in promoting the radio program and podcast in their congregation and local communities. Contact us to learn more.
Prayer partners in St. Louis gather every other month for prayer and lunch. Others receive prayer requests through e-mail. All pray for Family Shield needs and the needs of those we serve who ask for prayers. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want additional information.
FUND RAISERS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND SEMINARS
Special events are held every other year. We need volunteers to help with PR, media, inviting people to become a sponsor, registration, and decorations. Learn more about events under "Special Events."
Pastors and/or church professionals often to make presentations through our Speaker's Bureau. See the link about the Speaker's Bureau to learn more. All speakers must be confirmed through the ministry. They help us accomplish our mission.
FSM PR Liaisons assist us in publicizing the radio program and podcast at their congregation, promote fund raisers, and other events. Guests and topics are posted on the website each month and are available through the e-mail newsletter and the Internet. If you are a listener on your local radio station and want to help us promote the program to area congregations and Christians, send us an email to obtain additional information.
MINISTRIES AND SERVICES
Family Shield Counter-Cult Ministry
The FSM Counter-Cult Ministry has opportunities for volunteers to help. Limited ministry opportunities are available for Christians who want to work with ex-Jehovah's Witnesses or ex-Mormons and their families. We sometimes have need of individuals to lead individualized Bible studies with former Jehovah's Witnesses or family members. Other volunteers are needed to make telephone calls to family members of Witnesses or Mormons who are lonely or need regular contact. We are also connected to several private Facebook pages that are designed to help ex-Jehovah's Witnesses, doubting witnesses, and ex-Mormons. If you are interested in helping contact us at email@example.com.
If you would like to help with registration or exhibits at workshops and conferences, please contact us.
General Office Work
Volunteers are needed to help with general office work. Volunteers work on a project by project basis. Times of service must be set up in advance.
We have need of an accurate typist to help type documents and send them to us through the Internet. We have several documents that need to be typed. Having the ability to send these through the Internet when they are completed is also necessary.
For additional information: (314) 772-6070 or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.