Importance of Volunteers

Volunteers play a major role in making YWAM Saint Lucia what it is and what God is Calling us to be. Serving in various ways and assisting with everything from Administration, Maintenance, Kitchen, Secretarial work, data entry and various ministry / programs etc...
You can do this as a Typical Short term Volunteer, as a Part Time Volunteer or Long Term Full Time Volunteer


Who is Typical Short Term Volunteer

You are a typical Short term Volunteer if you plan to serve full time with us for a period ranging from a few days, to a few months (usually about 3 months). wether you have completed YWAM DTS or not you are welcome.

If you’re between the ages of 18 and 80, in good health, have a volunteer’s heart and able to dedicate one to three months of your time, we would love to have you come to Saint Lucia and become a part of our volunteer program.
- This can be during your days off if you are working or during vacation.
- Also if you are a students looking for an internship opportunities.
- You could be just an ordinary person (young or retired) desiring to redeem your time for a great cause. 
- You are ready to invest your vacation or a few weeks or days off to serve,  in such cases you will be offering from a few contiguous days to a few contiguous weeks usually not exceeding 3 months once in a while to serve with us.

Volunteer Part Time

If you have a full time Job and you are wondering how to Help or put your Skills to use With YWAM Saint Lucia, Volunteering Part Time is an option for you.  

Part Time Volunteer with us can either live outside the YWAM campus and be responsible of their own accommodation or Live in the YWAM campus and share all accommodations in a community like life style, depending on the availability of the accommodation.

This can take place on a long term basis or on a short term basis such as during your vacation when you use some of the time or a few hours daily to invest in Mission through the ministry of YWAM Saint Lucia or other ministry that we can set up for you in the community.

We Encourage our Part Time Volunteers to consider taking some of our Part Time Training if  possible.

in some cases Part Part Time Volunteer can offer their services online such as for translation, web maintenance communication etc...



YWAM Staff are Volunteers often Full Time

We will be Glad to have you join our staff at YWAM St. Lucia as a full-time missionary. We are a fun multicultural community of all ages and from different backgrounds.

You can serve with us Full time  Short Term, open to all person interested or Full Time Long Term if you have completed a YWAM Discipleship Training School (DTS). Short Term and Long Term volunteer often serve side by side usually along side Part Time Volunteers.

Commitment

When applying for full-time staff we strongly encourage all applicants to prayerfully make a minimum two-year commitment to our Specific YWAM Campus in Saint Lucia. if this if not possible consider volunteering short terms after all, we may require new incoming staff to first serve between 90 and  150 days probation period as a volunteer before signing in as full staff. The main purpose of this is to allow you and our team to evaluate whether this is the right place and time for you to serve. Together we will decide whether you should continue serving at our location.

Volontaire A Temps Partiel et Résident. dépend de la disponibilité

You are in this category if you are residing at the YWAM Campus while dedicating between 3 hours and 5 hours  daily  for about 5 or 6 days per week to serve with us either in practical ways or in any other ministry within or outside the YWAM Campus.
The duration of the Commitment can range from short term (a few weeks) to long term (years) if the YWAM campus accommodation is available. We Encourage our Part Time Volunteers to consider taking some of our Part Time Training if  possible.

Possible Area of service Available

- Evangelism and visitation,

- Children ministry, /Kids club etc...

- Prayer Station and Intercession

- Compassion Ministry : Homeless / needy

- Worship and Celebration

- Mobilization ( churches and others)

- School Ministry

- Youth Ministry,

- Teaching, or preaching in and out campus

- etc...

Practical Ministry or service

Volunteers may  also serve in more specialized or practical area area of ministry such as:

- Accounting

- Communication

- Kitchen,

- house keeping,

- Maintenance, lawn, Gardening,   

- IT

- Construction

- or other,

All these ministries or services  help the expansion of the Kingdom through the vision of  YWAM saint Lucia in one way or the other

Part Time Off Campus Volunteers

You will fit in this category if you are not planing to reside at the YWAM Campus in saint Lucia but are committed and dedicating a few hours weekly or monthly to serve with us either in practical ways or any other ministry within or outside the YWAM Campus to  help fulfill the vision of  YWAM saint Lucia to expand the Kingdom of God  in one way or the other as agree on.
The length of the Commitment can range from short term (a few months) to long term (over 3 years)

POSSIBLE AREA OF SERVICE AVAILABLE

APPLY TO VOLUNTEER PART TIME AND LIVE IN

- Evangelism and visitation,

- Children ministry, /Kids club etc...

- Prayer Station and Intercession

- Compassion Ministry : Homeless / needy

- Worship and Celebration

- Mobilization ( churches and others)

- School Ministry

- Youth Ministry,

- Teaching, or preaching in and out campus

- etc...

PRACTICAL MINISTRY OR SERVICE

Volunteers may  also serve in more specialized or practical area area of ministry such as:

- Accounting

- Communication

- Kitchen,

- house keeping,

- Maintenance, lawn, Gardening,   

- IT

- Construction

- or other,

All these ministries or services  help the expansion of the Kingdom through the vision of  YWAM saint Lucia in one way or the other

Remark: One characteristic of our off Campus volunteers is their commitment to offer a set  amount of time weekly or monthly in contrast with some  YWAM partner who commit ressources beside possible services or skill.
Some Program or ministries will be setup base on the availability of "off campus" or "Live in" volunteers commitment. Were as partners often  come onboard  when they can to help with what ever is going on. 
We Encourage our Part Time Volunteers to consider taking some of our Part Time Training if  possible.