Volunteers - Children and Family Faith Formation

Background check and Safe Environment training required.
Contact Roberto Perez 425.391.1178 ext. 119 or Mimi O'Sullivan 425.391.1178 ext. 116 or children.family@mqp.org to sign up!

Preschool Faith Formation Teacher - Teach Faith Formation class in the 3s, 4s, or Kindergarten program on Sunday mornings or Wednesday afternoons. Attend orientation and training meetings in the Fall. Weekly commitment Oct-May with breaks at Christmas and Easter.

Elementary Faith Formation - Teach Religious Education in Grades K thru 5 on Sunday mornings, Sunday afternoons, or Wednesday afternoons.  Must have a willingness to learn and share your faith with others.  Attend orientation and training meetings in the Fall and monthly meetings during the year. Weekly commitment Oct.-May.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) - Team Members prepare and reflect on the week’s Scriptures using resources provided.  An ability to relate the gospel message to the child’s life and the willingness to share faith joyfully with children of MQP is a must.  Arrive 15-20 minutes early to set up the worship space.  Training provided.  Once a month commitment at the Mass you regularly attend.  Oct to May with option to continue in the summer.

Summer Vacation Bible Camp (VBC) - Help plan and implement VBC as a group leader, set designer, snack preparer, craft leader, shopper, or song leader.  One week commitment plus preparations and planning.

Sacramental Preparation - To volunteer in this area you must have a willingness to learn and share your faith with children (2nd Grade or higher). Training provided.

RCIA for Kids Age 7+ - Would you like to help lead “Breaking Open the Word” with kids who want to become Catholic?  Commitment is just half an hour once a month! If you enjoy praying the Scriptures, laughing with kids and sharing your joyful faith, this easy and rewarding ministry is for you!  This entails reflecting upon the Liturgy of the Word that the children experience on a given weekend Mass. All materials and training provided. Team members are eligible for full tuition scholarships to the Archdiocesan Catechetical Certification Program! Contact Mimi for more details.

  •  Inquiry: host outings to the park or at home with option to help in catechesis (but not required).
  • Catechumenate: Monthly half hour commitment for “Breaking open the Word” sessions.

Nursery - We are in need of babysitters to watch kids (10 months and up) while their parents are in Faith Formation classes or at Mass.  Help with just one short event, or help with many!  Weeks prior to the event, we e-mail you to find out your availability.


For additional information about any of these volunteer opportunities, please call Mimi O'Sullivan at 425.391.1178 ext. 116 or children.family@mqp.org