Special Needs

Training is provided and skills are matched to roles so experience is not essential to join a service team for the following.

Children/Students (Ongoing)

  • Assist a child on Sunday or other programs as a 1:1 Buddy
  • Join the lead team in Sunday class – teachers/organizers welcomed
  • Help set up/break down
  • Provide crafts with resource center materials/assistance
  • Media assistant

*Professional and other experience appreciated for advisory team*

Teens / Adults (Future)
Join the Sunday SN Service team as:

  • Greeter
  • 1:1 Assistant
  • Worship team assistant
  • Hands-on activities/crafts planner
  • Media / Tech assistant – training provided
  • Set up / break down assistant

*Professional and other experience appreciated for advisory team*

Sunset Community Garden (May-October)
The Sunset Community Garden is designed to include individuals with special needs. Gardeners enjoy growing and harvesting with caring mentoring, plus special gatherings featuring hands-on learning and fun throughout the growing season. Join our garden team to help provide a variety of events for our gardening community!  To volunteer, please contact garden@thechapel.org.

Night Out Respite 1:1 Volunteer (Quarterly)
Join a team of 1:1 volunteers for respite events. Start as an apprentice to accompany a child, teen, or adult with special needs during a Night Out event. Approximately quarterly on Friday evenings. You will need to complete an application, training is provided. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact ingrid@thechapel.org.

Night Out Respite Set Up/Clean Up (Quarterly)
Join a small team to help set up before an event and/or put items away afterward. Approximately quarterly on Friday evenings. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact ingrid@thechapel.org.

Night Out Respite Medical Team Volunteer (Quarterly)
Medical professionals welcomed to join team for occasional respite events. Approximately quarterly on Friday evenings. You will need to complete an application, training is provided. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact ingrid@thechapel.org.

Night To Shine (February)
To serve on the Night to Shine team or for other information, visit the Special Needs page. Contact ingrid@thechapel.org for questions about joining the SN team!

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