This module is for teens and adults who are in a Serving Role at Live Oak. If you have found yourself in the wrong module please reach out to your ministry leader.
Your volunteer on-ramp process for the upcoming ministry year will involve the following:
1. YOU WILL CLICK THE RED BUTTON BELOW TO COMPLETE YOUR YEARLY SERVING FORM
2. THOSE WHO ARE 18 AND OLDER WILL THEN NEED TO COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK…watch for it in your email inbox AFTER your form has been submitted.
- CHECK OUT OUR FAQ SECTION. IT MIGHT ANSWER A QUESTION YOU HAVE!
- WATCH A SHORT VIDEO (This is the same video we used last year and it addresses the “why” of our yearly on-ramp.)
YEARLY ON-RAMP FAQ’S…
WHY DO WE HAVE TO DO THIS EACH YEAR? DOESN’T ONE TIME SUFFICE?
A yearly on-ramp keeps us organized and all on the same page. With volunteers in the hundreds, staying organized is key to smooth and intentional ministry. Plus, we do yearly background checks to create the safest environment for all!
I AM A NEW VOLUNTEER AND I JUST DID THIS. DO I NEED TO DO IT AGAIN?
We love to get all our volunteers on the same “cycle” (every July) when it comes to this yearly on-ramp so that is why we are asking you to do it again. So sorry for the inconvenience.
WHY DO I HAVE TO DO A BACKGROUND CHECK WHEN I DON’T EVEN WORK WITH KIDS?
Because of the way Live Oak’s building is organized, virtually every volunteer is in proximity to our kids areas. Plus, we have minors serving on multiple teams and you may be serving alongside one of them.
DOES A “PING” ON MY BACKGROUND CHECK AUTOMATICALLY PROHIBIT ME FROM SERVING?
This is looked at on a case by case instance and a ping is not automatically prohibitive. Obviously a traffic ticket from 6 years ago is not an issue when it comes to serving. But whatever the case, this is handled with respect and discretion every time.
MULTIPLE PEOPLE IN MY FAMILY SERVE. CAN WE JUST FILL OUT ONE FORM?
We are asking each individual who serves to thoughtfully complete their own form. Also, there are different forms to fill out based on where you serve and your age. IF you share an email with another family member you received 2 different emails, one for each person, so please watch for that.
Have a question we didn’t answer? EMAIL US
please WATCH THIS:
AND NOW HEAD TO YOUR VOLUNTEER FORM!
(WHEN YOU CLICK SUBMIT A LINK TO COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK WILL COME TO YOUR INBOX. PLEASE WATCH FOR THAT AND COMPLETE IT!)