Volunteer Positions

Thank you to all of you who are considering sharing your time and skills as a volunteer for Churchwide Assembly. We invite you to take a few minutes to read about each volunteer opportunity below. We’ve included as many specific details as we have right now and will update this page with more details as they become known to us.

Here are some things about volunteering that you should know:

  •  It is our goal to include as many volunteers as possible. Depending on the numbers of people that offer to help, we may have to limit the number of positions available to each person.
  • We will do our best to honor your choices for volunteer positions and slots and we’ll notify you before Churchwide Assembly of your assigned position and timeframe.
  • All times listed are approximate and will be finalized closer to Churchwide Assembly.
  • Volunteers are responsible for providing their own meals, snacks, transportation, lodging and any parking fees. Here are a few parking options near the Wisconsin Center for you.
  • If your circumstances change, please notify us as soon as possible so we can help you edit your submitted form.
  • Here is a map to the Wisconsin Center and a list of area hotels.
    • Low cost housing is available at the Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church Urban Gathering Center. This site offers  24 beds in two rooms, 4 showers, kitchen facilities, wifi and is approximately 5 miles from the Wisconsin Center.
    • As an alternative you may wish to explore the Guest Suites at Luther Manor which offers kitchen and living space. Luther Manor is approximately 10 miles from the Wisconsin Center.
    • If you wish to make a reservation at the same hotel as the Churchwide Assembly members please use this link: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/MKERM/G-ELCV or call 1-877-803-7534 and use code G-ELCV
  • Looking for a place to eat? Try our list of area restaurants.
  • Questions? Please call the office at 414.671.1212.

 

Airport Greeters
One of your primary roles as an airport greeter will be to greet voting members and other guests to the
Read more.
Banner Transport
On Wednesday, August 7, evening events will take place at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Four people are needed to pack
Read more.
Bus Monitor
On Wednesday evening, August 7,  events will take place at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Volunteers are needed to assist in
Read more.
Dining Host
Several of the meals during the Churchwide Assembly are catered in a large ballroom located near the plenary hall. While
Read more.
Door Monitors
As a door monitor, you will be responsible for making sure participants to the Churchwide Assembly are seated in the
Read more.
General Volunteer “Use Me”
During the Churchwide Assembly, there are occasionally needs that arise where additional volunteers are needed. Someone who volunteers for this
Read more.
General Worship Helper
This position provides sacristy support including clean up after the service and preparing communion vessels for the following day. Other
Read more.
Hearing Monitors
Hearings are meetings that focus on legislative items that will come before the assembly. It is here that voting members
Read more.
Hospitality Booth
You will be one of the first people at the Convention Center to greet voting members and guests to the
Read more.
Hotel Greeters
One of your primary roles as a hotel greeter will be to welcome voting members and other guests to the
Read more.
Microphone Pages
Sixteen microphone pages are needed throughout the Churchwide Assembly for each plenary session. It is preferred that volunteers for this
Read more.
Pack Gift Bags
All voting members will receive a gift bag from the Greater Milwaukee Synod. These bags will be packed at the
Read more.
Pre-Assembly Floor Setup/Voting Machines
One of the important functions that voting members serve at the Churchwide Assembly is their responsibility to vote on a
Read more.
Registration
As people arrive at the Convention Center it will be your task to greet voting members and guests to the
Read more.
Runner
Runners will carry information and materials from registration to various places in the Wisconsin Center during plenary sessions. These volunteers
Read more.
Technology Support & Distribution Pages
Voting members will be using electronic tablets to reference the Pre-Assembly Report during the assembly. Because of the diverse experience
Read more.
Usher
Responsible for welcoming people, helping people find seats, passing out worship folders, and collecting offerings. Ushers will report one hour
Read more.