Frequently Asked Volunteer Questions

Who can volunteer at VBS?

▪ Anyone 13yrs+ who registers online. All volunteers 18yrs+ will be Live Scanned (fingerprinted) at Crossroads. 

Those who are entering 6th-7th grades in the fall (approx. 11-12 years old) can only volunteer WITH a parent/guardian/older sibling (paired together) and must indicate in the form in notes upon sign-up 

Are there any costs to volunteer?

▪ No! We will provide you with a volunteer T-shirt and cover the cost of your Live Scan background check.

▪ You are welcome to donate to the Kids VBS Scholarship Fun if you want to contribute financially by clicking here

What is the deadline for volunteer sign-ups?

▪ Sunday, June 9th in order to provide time for training

What is the timeline to serve during VBS?

Monday – Thursday

▪ 8:15am – Call-time (doors open to children at 8:45am)

▪ 9am-12pm – VBS

▪ 12pm-12:30pm – Child Pick-up

What should I wear/bring every day? 

  • Wear your VBS T-Shirt and nametag
  • Bring a small water bottle that you can carry with you
  • Please don’t bring outside snacks as children have food allergies, eat before you arrive on campus

How do I register?

▪ Online at or the Crossroads App

When will I receive my Volunteer Pack?

▪ You will receive your Volunteer Pack on Sunday, June 9th during our VBS team pick-up

*Note: If you register after May 19th, we cannot guarantee your T-shirt size. 

Who needs to complete a Live Scan (fingerprinting)?

▪ Anyone 18 years old or older (Live Scan will be offered Sundays and Wednesdays, we will reach out to you to schedule your live scan) 

What if I can’t serve all four days? 

▪ If you cannot serve a minimum of 3 days, sign up as a Floater (and we will place you where we need you on the days you serve) 

I want to volunteer, but I have young kids who aren’t old enough to attend VBS!

  • You will have to get alternate childcare for your younger children as they must be entering Kindergarten as of Fall ’24 to attend VBS

If you have any further questions or simply want more information, please email us at