Second to the grace and favor of God, Family Life volunteers make this ministry happen.  The people who give freely of their time and energy put the backbone in ministry work.  We couldn't do what we do without them.  Their faces light up other faces.  Their hands bring an evening to life.  Their mouths help minister in the hallways.  And their hearts collectively form the heart of Family Life.

Here's what our volunteers have to say about serving:

There are plenty of places and mountains of ways to volunteer.  Fundraisers, dinner events, theater performances, youth events, concerts and more.  It's all part of the fun and extraordinary experience of serving Christ.  The upcoming events are below, so take a look.  The best thing to do is pray about where and how you could personally fill a need.  Thank you!

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Upcoming Events Where Volunteers Are Needed

March 9-11 & 15-17:  "Annie" shows in Bath

We will need the following volunteers for this event:

Table Setters - March 9, 10, 11, 16 & 17 all five mornings from 9:00 am until approximately noon - March 10, 11, 16 & 17 are filled

Food Prep Volunteers - March 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 & 17 for various day shifts - March 8, 9 & 15 are filled

Buffet line/Clean-up volunteers - March 9, 10, 11, 16 & 17

Kitchen Shifts will vary depending on the day.

For more information and to volunteer for this event, email Debbie Fero.

March 20, 21, 22, 23 & 24: Night of Comedy Kenn Kington & John Branyan

We will  need volunteers for these five shows. We will need people to help with tickets and ushering at 5:30 pm (one head usher at 5 pm). We will also need people to sell merchandise at 5 pm. All volunteers must be at least 18 years old. All volunteers will get to enjoy the show. These are the dates and locations of shows where we need volunteers:

Tuesday, March 20  - Auburn Alliance Church in Auburn, NY - Only 2 merchandise sales volunteers needed

Wednesday, March 21 - The Martin W. Kappel Theater in Norwich, NY

Thursday, March 22 - Community Baptist Church in Montoursville, PA

Friday, March 23 - Trinity Point Church of God, Clarion, PA

Saturday, March 24 - Believer's Chapel in Olean, NY - the need here is filled

For more information and to volunteer for this event, email Debbie Fero

April 4 - 7: Spring Sharathon

Family Life's headquarters in Bath will be buzzing with activity for this four-day fundraising event and we need your help! Volunteers come from all over our listening area to be a part of Sharathon. They find out how exciting it is to watch first hand as the Lord provides for His ministry. And you can be a part of it too!


Phone operators are blessed to take calls from listeners and hear first hand about how God's ministry is impacting lives. For these volunteers, mandatory training starts one hour prior to your first phone shift.  Phone operators need to be adults who have good telephone skills, a warm, friendly manner, clear speech, sharp hearing ability, and a working knowledge of Family Life. Phone shifts are generally 3 hours long.

To volunteer as a phone operator, click here.

Kitchen volunteers are always blessed to prepare and serve other volunteers, Family Life staff and those who come to visit the Sharathon. They need to be at least 16 years old. No experience is necessary, just a servant's heart. 

To volunteer in the kitchen, email Debbie Fero.

Kids Carnival volunteers get to watch the faces of children as they play games and enjoy the fun activities provided. Both adults and teens (at least 16 years old) are invited to volunteer in this area on Saturday.

To volunteer for the Kids Carnival, click here.

5K Volunteers will be needed to help with car parking, traffic control and to cheer the runners on.

To volunteer to help with the 5K race, email Lydia Sweatt.

March 24: Seeing the Unseen - Seminar on Human Trafficking

Family Life is excited to present this seminar - a day to make people aware of this growing problem. Human trafficking puts 100,000 to 300,000 American children at risk (National Center for missing and exploited children).

We need a crew of 2 to 3 table setters on Friday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to noon

We also need a crew of kitchen volunteers on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To volunteer for this, email Debbie Fero.