Altar Server Trainer

Volunteer Position Template Star of the Sea Parish
Title: Trainer of Mass Servers
Reports To: Pastor
Number of Volunteers Directed: Varies
Purpose: To train and prepare new altar servers
Job Responsibilities:
  • Train new members
  • Maintain participation
  • Rehearsals for Holy Week and Special Liturgical Celebrations
Skills, Attitudes, Knowledge:
  • Must adhere to the Responsible Faith Ministry Committee expectations
  • Requires Police Check
  • Knowledge and understanding of the order of the Mass
  • Expectations of the Celebrants
  • Expectations of the Servers
  • Organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Likes to work with participants
  • Pastor
  • Servers and their parents
Time Commitments:
  • 3 one hour sessions twice per year, or as required
  • 2 year renewable term (with sanction of the Pastor)
Benefits and Challenges:
  • Satisfaction of serving the parish community
  • Instilling appreciation and respect for the ministry in the participants
  • Inspiring commitment among servers and parents
Success Measures:
  • Assessing manner in which the servers conduct themselves
  • Participation and commitment of servers
  • Orientation
  • On the job training with the pastor