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Find Your Ideal Role in Awana

Looking to serve in your Awana children's ministry or youth ministry? Choose from different roles based on your spiritual gifts, talents, personality and interests. Read the descriptions to find out where you belong!

All short descriptions

Long role description Commander
Oversees the entire Awana® club and youth experience for the local church. Responsibilities include communicating vision, shepherding leaders, managing administrative duties and communicating to church leadership, parents, children and leaders.

Long role description Club Director
Oversees one age-specific Awana club or youth program. Responsibilities include communicating vision, shepherding leaders, managing administrative duties and communicating to church leadership, parents, children and leaders.

Long role description Awana at Home® Director
Oversees Awana at Home – the family ministry of Awana Clubs™. The director will train parents to disciple their children using the Awana at Home structure. Throughout the year he or she will build relationships with parents, offer additional training and fellowship and encourage parents in their commitments.

Long role description Large Group Teacher
Teaches children or youth age-appropriate Bible lessons in a large group setting.

Long role description Game Director
Plans and leads age-appropriate games during Game Time. May direct Game Time in one or more clubs on the same night.

Long role description Leader
Builds relationships with a small group of children or youth to help them learn and understand handbook sections and Bible lessons. Actively participates in all club segments.

Long role description Listener
Supports the leader by listening to kids recite sections during Handbook Time.

Long role description Student Leader
Teenager or pre-teen who serves as an Awana leader in a younger club.

Long role description Secretary
Provides administrative support by maintaining attendance and achievement records, tracking inventory and placing orders. May support one or more clubs.

Long role description Song Leader
Leads song time in an age-appropriate way in a large group setting. May sing, play an instrument and/or lead hand motions.

Quotes from Awana volunteers

These resources will help you decide where you belong.

Rock Solid Volunteers Excerpts from Rock-Solid
Volunteers
– gain biblical direction
to make you a successful
Awana leader
Rock Solid Volunteers

How Awana works chart – learn about the function and philosophy of each weekly Awana program so you can find just the right fit
How Awana Works Chart

Volunteer video – watch it, share it, use it to get involved
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