Here are our volunteer opportunities

Note: On the volunteer application, you will be asked to pick a primary and secondary ministry of interest.

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Bookstore

When you volunteer in the Cottonwood Bookstore, you assist customers in store, produce CDs and DVDs of service messages (on weekdays), stock shelves, and merchandise the store.

For more information, please contact bookstore@cottonwood.org.

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Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step program. Volunteers create a safe and confidential environment where attendees can feel loved and welcomed.

For more information, please contact:
celebraterecovery@cottonwood.org.

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Coffee House

Before and after services, Coffeehouse volunteers extend warm hospitality to Cottonwood guests and congregants by providing freshly brewed coffee and assorted beverages with a smile.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

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Culinary Team

Culinary Team volunteers extend hospitality to our staff and volunteers on Sunday mornings. With a warm smile, we prepare and serve food, and perform light clean up.

For more information, please contact dperegrina@cottonwood.org.

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Cottonwood en Español

Through hospitality, volunteers for en español serve our Spanish-speaking congregation on our Saturday night and Wednesday night services.

For more information, please contact fharrison-ramirez@cottonwood.org.

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First Aid

Based on patients’ needs, First Aid volunteers may provides basic life support (basic first aid, CPR, implementation of an AED) to church attendees. Requirements: Valid CPR/ First Aid/ AED certification card.

For more information, please contact Hmacdonald@cottonwood.org.

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Grateful Hearts

Volunteers sort, pack, and help distribute food at our mobile pantry; or dust, clean, hang up clothes, and assist customers at our thrift store. The store helps raises funds for our food distribution.

For more information, please contact bpietrini@gratefulhearts.org.

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Helps Ministry

The Helps ministry puts the gospel in “work clothes.” Every month, Helps Ministry volunteers go help the elderly, widows, and single moms, with chores, repairs, and other practical needs.

For more information, please contact helpsministry@cottonwood.org.

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Interpretation: Spanish & ASL

Volunteers interpret and translate messages from English to Spanish, or from English to ASL (American Sign Language) during specific services.

For more information, please contact fharrison-ramirez@cottonwood.org (Spanish) or rapuente4@gmail.com (ASL).

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Cottonwood Kids

We show children the love of Jesus through easy-to-understand teaching in a fun and exciting environment. Join our team to connect with families and children in raising up the next generation.

For more information, please contact Lisa Vargas at lvargas@cottonwood.org or 714.947.5359.

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Cottonwood Men

Cottonwood Men volunteers serve at the Bible Study, a twice-monthly gathering for men.  Volunteers may serve as greeters or as table leaders to allow “iron to sharpen iron.”

For more information, please contact realmen@cottonwood.org.

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Ministry Team

Volunteers who join the Ministry Team will offer prayer and information about “next steps” (at the Connection Spot on the Plaza) to those who want a little help in their journey with Christ.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

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Outreach

Our purpose is to share God’s love in practical ways in our local and global communities. We do this by serving others, building friendships, and helping meet needs.

For more information, please contact outreach@cottonwood.org.

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Parking

The parking team extends the ministry of hospitality into the parking lot. Parking volunteers serve by answering questions, and directing traffic before and after church services.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

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Production

Production volunteers can choose an area of focus, or cross-train in:
graphic design, social media, web development, video (shooting & editing), or live production (including lighting, camera, and monitor work). 

Fore more information, please contact production@cottonwood.org.

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Response Team

The Response Team volunteers travel to minister comfort and care to those who may be: shut in, isolated, or hospitalized due to illness, injury, or incapability to travel.

For more information, please contact responseteam@cottonwood.org.

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Security

Security volunteers provide a safe and secure environment for all church attendees. Volunteers will be trained, placed on a team, and committed to serve one whole week of services each month.

For more information, please contact Hmacdonald@cottonwood.org.

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Small Groups

Facilitate connection and community by welcoming and hosting a small group of Cottonwood members throughout the month. Each group gathers to grow in faith, and to have fun and fellowship.

For more information, please contact lifegroups@cottonwood.org.

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Usher

Volunteering as an usher is a great way to connect with congregants. We offer excellent hospitality by greeting, smiling, seating and assisting with necessary accommodations.

For more information, please contact ragura@cottonwood.org.

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Volunteer

Volunteers with friendly smiles, and a heart for serving and administration are welcome to assist the Volunteer Team in supporting various ministries in organizing and planning events.

For more information, please contact serving@cottonwood.org.

Welcome Team volunteer image

Welcome Team

This ministry provides a warm and loving welcome to our guests attending weekly services. Greeters are stationed throughout the lobbies and building entrances offering smiles, and the courtesy of opening a door.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

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Cottonwood Women

A Cottonwood Women volunteer is a part of a close-knit team that together creates an atmosphere where women of all ages can pursue the full, free lives God intended through worship, study, and conversation.

For more information, please contact sbrown@cottonwood.org.

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Worship Team

Cottonwood worship focuses on creating an experience where authentic, Holy Spirit inspired worship unites people with the heart of God. We welcome singers and musicians to join us.

For more information, please contact worship@cottonwood.org.

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Young Adults

Help stir, encourage, and prompt to action the community of Young Adults at Cottonwood through conversations, small groups, and off-site events throughout the year. 

For more information, please contact youngadults@cottonwood.org.

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Youth

Youth volunteers create a fun and loving place for Junior High and High School students to connect with God and people through hospitality, games, prayer, and conversation.

For more information, please contact youth@cottonwood.org.

Bookstore

Bookstore Volunteer image

When you volunteer in the Cottonwood Bookstore, you assist customers, produce CDs and DVDs of service messages (on weekdays), stock shelves, and merchandise the store.

For more information, please contact bookstore@cottonwood.org.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery volunteer image

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12-step program. Volunteers create a safe and confidential environment where attendees feel loved and welcomed.

For more information, please contact:
celebraterecovery@cottonwood.org.

Coffeehouse

Coffee House volunteer image

Before and after services, Coffeehouse volunteers extend warm hospitality to Cottonwood guests and congregants by providing freshly brewed coffee and assorted beverages with a smile.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

Culinary Team

Culinary Team volunteer image

Culinary Team volunteers extend hospitality to our staff and volunteers on Sunday mornings. With a warm smile, we prepare and serve food, and perform light clean up.

For more information, please contact dperegrina@cottonwood.org.

Cottonwood en Español

Cottonwood en Espanol volunteer image

Through hospitality, volunteers for en español serve by assisting our Spanish-speaking congregation on Saturday night and Wednesday night services.

For more information, please contact fharrison-ramirez@cottonwood.org.

First Aid

First Aid volunteer image

Based on patients’ needs, First Aid volunteers may provides basic life support (basic first aid, CPR, implementation of an AED) to church attendees. Requirements: Valid CPR/ First Aid/ AED certification card.

For more information, please contact Hmacdonald@cottonwood.org.

Grateful Hearts

Grateful Hearts volunteer image

Volunteers sort, pack, and help distribute food at our mobile pantry; or dust, clean, hang up clothes, and assist customers at our thrift store. The store helps raises funds for our food distribution.

For more information, please contact bpietrini@gratefulhearts.org.

Helps Ministry

Helps Ministry volunteer image

The Helps ministry puts the gospel in “work clothes.” Every month, Helps Ministry volunteers go help the elderly, widows, and single moms, with chores, repairs, and other practical needs.

For more information, please contact helpsministry@cottonwood.org.

Interpretation: Spanish & ASL

Interpretation Spanish & ASL volunteer image

Volunteers interpret and translate messages from English to Spanish, or from English to ASL (American Sign Language) during specific services.

For more information, please contact fharrison-ramirez@cottonwood.org (Spanish) or rapuente4@gmail.com (ASL).

Cottonwood Kids

Cottonwood Kids volunteer image

We show children the love of Jesus through easy-to-understand teaching, in a fun and exciting environment. Join our team to connect with families and children in raising up the next generation.

For more information, please contact Lisa Vargas at lvargas@cottonwood.org or 714.947.5359.

Cottonwood Men

Cottonwood Men volunteer image

Cottonwood Men volunteers will serve at the Bible Study, a twice-monthly gathering for men.  Volunteers may serve as greeters, or as table leaders to allow “iron to sharpen iron.”

For more information, please contact men@cottonwood.org.

Ministry Team

Ministry Team volunteer image

Volunteers who join the Ministry Team will offer prayer and information about “next steps” (at the Connection Spot on the Plaza) to those who want a little help in their journey with Christ.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

Outreach

Outreach volunteer image

Our purpose is to share God’s love in practical ways in our local and global communities. We do this by serving others, building friendships and helping to meet needs.

For more information, please contact outreach@cottonwood.org.

Parking

Parking volunteer image

The parking team extends the ministry of hospitality into the parking lot. Parking volunteers serve by answering questions, and directing traffic before and after church services.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org.

Production

Production volunteer image

Production volunteers can choose an area of focus, or cross-train in:
graphic design, social media, web development, video (shooting & editing), or live production (including lighting, camera, and monitor work). 

Fore more information, please contact production@cottonwood.org.

Response Team

Response Team volunteer image

The Response Team volunteers travel to minister comfort and care to those who may be: shut in, isolated, or hospitalized due to illness, injury, or incapability to travel.

For more information, please contact responseteam@cottonwood.org.

Security

Security volunteer image

Security volunteers serve to provide a safe and secure environment for all church attendees. Volunteers will be trained, placed on a team, and committed to serve one whole week of services each month.

For more information, please contact Hmacdonald@cottonwood.org.

Small Groups

Cottonwood Small Groups volunteer image

Facilitate connection and community by welcoming and hosting a small group of Cottonwood Members throughout the month. Each group gathers to grow in faith, and to have fun and fellowship.

For more information, please contact lifegroups@cottonwood.org.

Usher

Usher volunteer image

Volunteering as an usher is a great way to connect with congregants. We offer excellent hospitality by greeting, smiling, seating and assisting with necessary accommodations.

For more information, please contact ragura@cottonwood.org.

Volunteer

Volunteer volunteer image

Volunteers with friendly smiles, and a heart for serving and administration are welcome to assist the Volunteer Team in supporting various ministries in organizing and planning events.

For more information, please contact serving@cottonwood.org.

Welcome Team

Welcome Team volunteer image

This ministry provides a warm and loving welcome to our guests attending weekly services. Greeters are stationed throughout the lobbies and building entrances offering smiles, and the courtesy of opening a door.

For more information, please contact welcome@cottonwood.org

Cottonwood Women

Cottonwood women volunteer image

A Cottonwood Women volunteer is a part of a close-knit team that together creates an atmosphere where women of all ages can pursue the full, free lives God intended through worship, study, and conversation.

For more information, please contact sbrown@cottonwood.org.

Worship Team

Worship Team volunteer image

Cottonwood worship focuses on creating an experience where authentic, Holy Spirit-inspired worship unites people with the heart of God. We welcome singers and musicians to join us.

For more information, please contact worship@cottonwood.org.

Cottonwood Young Adults

Cottonwood Young Adults volunteer image

Help stir, encourage, and prompt to action the community of Young Adults at Cottonwood through conversations, small groups, and off-site events throughout the year. 

For more information, please contact youngadults@cottonwood.org.

Cottonwood Youth

Cottonwood Youth volunteer image

Youth volunteers create a fun and loving place for Junior High and High School students to connect with God and people through hospitality, games, prayer, and conversation.

For more information, please contact youth@cottonwood.org.

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