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Giftings. Stewards. Laborers.

Volunteer at Lincoln Village

Step 1 | Spiritual Gifts

How To Get Involved

If you would like to volunteer at Lincoln Village, there is a place for you. If you are an individual who would like to serve in the school, work with a child or help with construction or landscaping, we would love to have you join us. If you want to bring a group to serve in the village, let us help you plan it. We can’t wait to have you partner with us!

The Process

Step #1 – Spiritual Gifts: If needed, the gifting survey below will help you know where you would enjoy serving. Use the information gathered from this survey on the Registration Form.

Step #2 – Service Areas: We’ve listed the 4-areas of volunteer opportunities. You will see category numbers (C1, LA2, PS1, etc.) which you will use on the Registration Form.

Step #3 – Register: Complete the Registration Form. This will provide us with your contact information as well as the areas where you would like to serve.

Step #4 – Orientation: Join us for the Orientation Class. Here you will learn more about Lincoln and specific information on becoming a volunteer.

Sign up and our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with you

How Should I Serve?

We want you to be used in the areas where God has gifted you. The link below is a survey to help you to identify your strongest talents and where they would be put to good use. What are spiritual gifts?

Note: Taking the Spiritual Gifts Survey is an optional step.

Spiritual Gifts

Step 2 | Service Areas

Step 3 | Register

COMFORT

C1 | LOVIN’ FOOD

Bringing meals is a great way to show your love in the Lincoln Community. We will contact you when we have events or special circumstances where food would be a blessing. You’ll be able to help when it’s convenient for you. Giftings: H J K I O U

C2 | PRAYER WARRIOR

Cover the ministry by faithfully committing to praying for a specific staff member for the remaining school year. Giftings: D F G I J L P S X

C3 | PRAYER PARTNER

Join us weekdays at 5:30 am to pray with the Staff Zone employees. This is a great way to start the day and meet people in the Lincoln Community. Giftings: D E F G I K L M O P T U

C4 | ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Share your skills such as teaching others how to cook, create art projects, lead a Bible study, etc. We are asking that you would commit to one event per month. Giftings: A D E F G K N U V

C5 | WORKER BEES

Join us every Wednesday from 10:00 – 2:00 to help with special projects or administrative tasks at the Lincoln Campus. Giftings: A E G J K U

EDUCATE

Little Linc Preschool (3 & 4 Year Olds)

LP1 | AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

Assist in the after-school program one time a week, Mon-Thur 3-5:00. Giftings: A F J K L O R U V

LP2 | CLASSROOM AIDE

Assist the classroom teacher one time a week, Mon-Fri, 9:20-10:30 or 10:45-12:30. Giftings: E L M U V

LP 3 | ENRICHMENT GUEST

Join us one time a month to share your talents with the preschoolers. Come in and teach music, art, Spanish, P.E., etc. Wed 11:30-12:00. Giftings: E J K N R U V

LP4 | PARENT EVENTS

Join us quarterly to support special events such as helping with food, prep special materials, etc. Giftings: E G J K O U

EDUCATE

Lincoln Academy (K – 8th Grade)

LA1 | LIBRARY HELPER

Assist in picking out books with the students one time a week. Tues. 8:45-11:00. Giftings: E G J K O U

LA2 | LINCOLN LAUNCH

Adult role models are important for our students. Get to know our 8th-graders by joining us twice a month for lunch, 11:30-12:00. Giftings: D E F J K L N O S X

LA3 | PARENT BREAKFAST

Fellowship with our school parents by helping serve a breakfast bi-monthly breakfast. Tasks include setup, serving, provide breakfast items, meet-and-greet, etc. from 7:15-8:45. Giftings: D E F G J K L O U

LA4 | READING BUDDY

Join us once a week, Fri 12:30-1:00, to read with our 1st-grade students. Giftings: E J K U V

EDUCATE

Learning Lab (K-8th Grades After-School Program)

LL1 | ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY

Help with crafts, fitness, music, worship, STEM, career, etc. whenever you’re available from 3-5:00, Mon – Thurs. Giftings: A C F H J N R U V

LL2 | SNACKS

Snacks are needed every day after school and can be dropped off at your convenience between 3-5:00, Mon – Thurs. Giftings: H J K U

LL3 | TUTOR

Help our kids with homework anytime between 3-5:00, Mon – Thurs. Giftings: D E F J K O U V X

EDUCATE

Public Schools (Middle & High School)

PS1 | LEE HIGH – GAME NIGHT

Join us once a month on Wed Nights for fun time of hanging out with teens in our community. Giftings: A D E F G H J K L M N O S U X

EQUIP

E1 | PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Our community goes without dental, vision, counselling, legal, etc. due to cost and lack of insurance. We need partners in our community to offer these services on an as-needed basis. Giftings: D F H I J M O P U X

E2 | HOSPITALITY – FUNDRAISING

Serve alongside us in October and May to help set up, serve, decorate, etc. for these special events. Giftings: A H J K U

E3 | EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our community needs access to job opportunities with benefits. We can help connect the right skill set to the job requirements. Please contact us if you have an opening. Giftings: A D H U V X

SHELTER

S1 | CARPENTRY – CONSTRUCTION – REPAIRS

Our homes and campus have repair needs and sometimes we have a house to renovate. If you’re interested in helping when your available please let us know. Giftings: C E G U

S2 | LANDSCAPING – LAWNCARE

If you love gardening, help us beautify our campus and neighborhood. Giftings: C E G U

S3 | PAINTING

Get messy and make a house look brand new. Join us for our painting projects when you’re available. Giftings: C E G U

S4 | SATURDAY WORK DAYS

Once a month in Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, May volunteers come together to work on special projects. Giftings: C E G U

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Click Below (register individually or as a group)

Individual Registration

We are so glad you are volunteering. Please fill out the following information and our Volunteer Coordinator, Emily Fox will be contacting you shortly. If you need anything before then, please call our office at 256.701.4303.

* Please use the Notes Area to tell us anything else we should know about you or your giftings.

Group Registration

We are so glad your group is coming to Lincoln Village. Please fill out the following information and our Volunteer Coordinator, Emily Fox will be contacting you shortly. If you need anything before then, please call our office at 256.701.4303.

* Please use the Notes Area to tell us anything else about your group that would be helpful to know.

Step 4 | Orientation

About Orientation

Mark Stearns will share his powerful testimony and tell about the beginnings of Lincoln Village Ministry and you will learn specific information about volunteering. We will have the remaining paperwork for you to complete at the class. Orientation takes place on the 2nd floor of Lincoln Academy from 12:00-1:15 every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

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Lincoln Village Ministry

1110 Meridian Street NW

Huntsville, AL 35801

Do You Have a Group?

When groups come to Lincoln Village, they typically help with landscaping, painting, sorting, organizing and cleaning. Sometimes they bring love offerings, donated items and food. If your group wants to plan a special activity for students or teach them a skill, we can work out a time to do that. Groups come for half days (9:00-12:00 or 12:00-3:00), whole days (9:00-3:00) or multiple days.

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Volunteer Coordinator

Emily Fox

256.701.4303

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In the spring of 2010, Huntsville, Alabama's local newspaper ran articles about the school board's decision to close Lincoln Elementary School in the city's Lincoln Mill neighborhood. Touted as a stellar example of what strong teachers, parent involvement, community support and volunteerism could accomplish in a place where poverty was the rule rather than the exception,...

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