Saint Joseph Church Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Saint Joseph Church     Coopersburg, Pennsylvania

Volunteer Positions & Descriptions

PLEASE NOTE: There are specific age requirements for some volunteer positions. All games (with the exception of the over 21 games) are open to be run by families as long as a parent is in the booth at all times with younger children.

 

Dart Toss (16 and up): Game of skill. Balloons are tacked to a back board and player gets 4 darts for 50 cents. Darts are tossed from the front of the booth, 2 popped balloons get a prize. Balloons are inflated and ready to go but do need to be replaced on the board as they get popped.

 

Basketball (16 and up):  Game of skill. Mini basketball game. (Being moved to an outside tent this year!) .50 cents per shot. Get at least 10 baskets in 30 seconds and win a prize. Volunteer times the player with a handheld stopwatch.

 

Plush Wheel (16 and up): Game of chance. Plush animals displayed on the sides of the booth and need to be re-stocked. Player places .25 cents in coins on slots and volunteers spin the wheel. Coins on the spot where the wheel stops wins.

 

Ping Pong (16 and up):  Game of skill & chance. Empty fish bowls are set up inside a caged area on spinning tables of different heights. Each bowl has a monetary amount on a label in the bottom of the bowl. Player gets 3 balls for .50 or 7 balls for $1. Any ball in the bowl wins that monetary amount.

 

Ball Wheel (18 and up):  Game of chance. This game is in the shed. Player places .50 cents in coins on slots on the board and volunteers spin the wheel. If the wheel stops on the slot where the coins are they win a big ball.

 

Candy Wheel (16 and up):   Game of chance. This game is in the shed. Player places .50 cents in coins on slots on the board and volunteers spin the wheel. If the wheel stops on the slot where the coins are they win their choice of candy.

 

Golf (16 and up): Game of skill on a mini golf course with 1 hole. Player gets 6 balls for .50 cents, 1 hold in one wins.

 

Football Throw (16 and up): Game of skill. There is a large cut out stand of a football player and 2 holes cut out to throw a football through. A smaller higher hole is for 6 years and up, a smaller larger hole is for 5 years and under. Player gets 3 Nerf sized footballs for .50 cents, 1 in the hole wins.

 

Bounce House (18 and up): Inflatable bounce house is set up by the rental crew. Children get an “All day wrist band” for $3. They can come back and bounce as many times as they want. Volunteer regulates number of children in bounce house at once and groups age appropriate children together if possible. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Face Paint (12 and up): Children get one design for .50 cents. Volunteer should have some basic art skill. An idea board is provided but the volunteer can get as creative as their skill and time allows. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Bean Bag Toss (12 and up):  Game of skill. Traditional bean bag game with “Beanie Babies” as prizes. Player gets 5 bean bags for .50 cents and tosses from a predetermined distance. 2 bags in wins a prize.

 

Fish Pond (12 and up):  Game of chance. Players “fish” from in front of a water scene and drop their line over the top. Volunteer puts a prize on their hook. .50 cents per play and everyone is a winner. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Duck Pond (12 and up):  Game of chance. Ducks float in the baby pool “pond” of water and players pick a duck for .50 cents. Each duck is numbered 1, 2, or 3. Player gets the coordinating prize. Volunteer stirs up the ducks before each play. Everyone is a winner. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Snack Shack (16 & up): Volunteers serve hot food items that are already prepared and kept in crockpots. No actual cooking required.

 

French Fry & Chicken Finger Stand (18 and up): Volunteers use a deep fryer to fry French fries, pierogis, and chicken tenders.

 

Band helper (18 and up): Volunteer works with the entertainment coordinator and assists with various extra things that come up during performances: Moving equipment around adjusting seating, turning pages of sheet music, running for refreshments for band members etc.

 

Fun Pick (21 & up):  Game of chance. This stand is inside the parish center and has a variety of prizes to win. Player purchases tickets that tear of to reveal numbers. All of the prizes are numbered and if the ticket number matches one of the prize numbers they win that prize. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Jackpot Pulls & Bonanza table (21 & up): Game of chance. This stand is inside and consists of a table with a big bowl of tickets that rip off to look like a slot machine. Concept is the same as playing a slot machine and the prize is a dollar amount. This volunteer also sells Bonanza and NYC Trip tickets when necessary. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Wine Pick (21 & up):  Game of chance. This stand is inside and is a large rack that holds wine bottles. Each bottle has a number on the end and there is a big bowl of corks. Each cork is numbered. Player pays $10 and picks a cork and wins whichever bottle matches the number on the cork. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Bingo (18 & up): 1 volunteer sits on the stage in the parish center where the bingo tables are set up and calls the numbers. 2 other volunteers are on the floor collecting money, checking bingo cards, and giving out prize money. This is a sitting job.

 

Bingo helpers (12 & up):  Volunteer walks the bingo area, collects money, checks bingo cards for the caller and gives out bingo prize money.

 

Bus tables (12 & up): Volunteers push carts around the parish center dining area clearing tables and setting up clean placemats for the next diner, refilling condiments.

 

Platter Serving Line (18 & up): Volunteer takes orders and fills platters from steam tables and crock pots and refills foods as needed.

 

Kitchen Help (18 & up): Volunteers works inside the kitchen at the cafeteria window taking orders and serving food from steam tables and crockpots.

 

Dishwasher (18 & up): Volunteer keeps up with washing steam table pans and kitchen utensils and other food containers as needed. Also helps with various kitchen prep work if necessary.

 

Parish Center Cashier (21 & up):  Volunteer sits at a table and sells food platters and beer/wine/soda. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Cafeteria Cashier (18 & up): Volunteer sits at a table and sells food items that are sold at the cafeteria walk up window. A chair is provided and this can be primarily a sitting job.

 

Outdoor set-up Friday 6PM (18 & up): Volunteers help to set up outdoor canopy tents for games, bring round tables out to the pavilion, transport drinks and food items from kitchen to Snack Shack refrigerators, set up chairs and tables under the pavilion, move game tables out under canopies, set up trash barrels etc. Some heavy work is required.

 

Indoor set-up Friday 6PM (18 & up): Volunteers help to set up tables and chairs in parish center, cover tables and put out salt, pepper, sugars, placemats. Help with other miscellaneous setup details.

 

Saturday Prep and set-up (18 and up): Volunteers help to set up tables and booths indoors and set-up as much as possible for outdoor booths (weather permitting).

 

Sunday AM set-up (18 and up): Volunteers help to transport food to the Snack Shack and Fry Stand, set-up Plush animals and children’s games etc. All the finishing touches!

 

Sunday PM clean-up (18 and up):  Help to disassemble game setups and tents, move all outside food items into parish center, breakdown and put away tables and chairs, collect trash cans, whatever it takes to get the parish center and the grounds back to normal!

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NOTICE:

We have been experiencing issues with the Rectory phone line and fax since Monday, June 18th, due to a service outage in the area. To contact the Rectory, please use email communication until further notice.

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