The Gathering

The Gathering is a welcoming space to enjoy coffee/tea and lunch reaching out to the community, to make new friends and to look out and care for one another.

When: Thursday morning, September to May

Where: Camphill building

Time commitment: once or twice a month. Coffee/tea is served from 11am and lunch is served from 12pm. Time commitment varies – see “What’s involved”

Skills required: good team player, welcoming, considerate, reliable.

What’s involved: options –

  • setting tables (arrive at 9.30am for one hour),
  • making sandwiches (arrive at 9.30am for 1.5 hours),
  • making tea/coffee, (arrive at 10am for 1 hour),
  • welcoming guests (arrive at 11am for 1 hour),
  • serving lunch (arrive 12 noon for 1 hour),
  • chatting with guests, (arrive any time from 11am – 1pm)
  • washing/drying dishes (from 1pm for 1 hour),
  • clearing up (from 1.15pm for 1 hour).

 Person who will respond to you: Daphne Galbraith or Gordon Wills.

The Gathering

The English Language Cafe

Team members chat with learners of English over tea and coffee.

When: Wednesday morning in the Basement Café, Camphill building during school term time. Café runs from 10.30am – 12pm. Volunteers should be there from 10.15 – 12.15pm

Time commitment: 2 hours a week.

Skills required: Conversational skills, an awareness of language, an interest in other cultures.

What’s involved: Chatting with learners to help them develop accuracy, fluency and confidence in speaking English. Participating in speaking activities with learners. Making and serving tea and coffee.

Person who will respond to you: Fiona or Derek Beattie

 

tea and coffee served at Camphill

Parkrun Café Team

The Parkrun Café Team, serve refreshments after the Queen’s Park Parkrun to the participants, volunteers and spectators. Parkrun is a free, community event where you can walk, jog or run a 5km route of Queen’s Park.

When: Saturday morning in Camphill Basement from 9.15-11.30am approximately

Time Commitment: once every 4-6 weeks

Skill required: ability to be friendly and welcoming

What’s involved: take £1 cash or card donation, serve tea/coffee, chat to regulars and make visitors feel welcome, tidy up afterwards.

Other information: some team members bring home baking to serve but it’s not a requirement.

Person who will respond to you: Aileen Walker or Sandra Cobbin

tea and coffee served at Camphill

QPBC office – reception

To help facilitate all that is happening at The Point.

When: Monday/Tuesday/ Thursday/Friday mornings from 9am to 12pm

Time commitment: One morning per week. (limited requirement in the summer months)

Skills required: friendly, welcoming, courteous, confidential manner.

What’s involved: Welcoming visitors to the building. This will include counselling clients and external users. Occasional office-based tasks such as photocopying. Answering phone enquiries.

Other information: Confidentiality is key to this role. The ability to use a computer would be an advantage.

Person who will respond to you: QP Administrator

tea and coffee served at Camphill

Cleaning at The Point

Members from this team help to keep The Point clean for all the church and community groups that use the building.

When: Monday morning, Wednesday morning or Friday afternoon

Time commitment: Once a month, for one hour.

Skills required: ability to work on your own or with one other person. Ability to clean – training is available.

What’s involved: general cleaning tasks around The Point, including cleaning toilets, sweeping and mopping floors, emptying bins. An induction will be given including any training required. All tasks are clearly detailed. All equipment is provided.

Person who will respond to you: Graeme or Elaine Cunningham.

tea and coffee served at Camphill

Playtime / BabyPlay

Playtime and BabyPlay are an opportunity to love and support the families in our church and local community and to point them to the love and life available to us all in Jesus.

The aim of both groups is to be a place where parents, carers and children can be refreshed, befriended, supported, have fun, and ultimately meet with Jesus.

When: Playtime- Tuesday mornings from 9.15am to 11.45am (Term time only)
BabyPlay- Thursday mornings from 9.15am to 11.45am (Term time only)

Time commitment: Once or twice a week during term time. 1-2 cleaning sessions/meetings per year plus Safeguarding training every two years.

Skills required: friendly, caring, kind, reasonably fit and able. Ability to connect and share God’s love with people of all ages.

What’s involved: Setting up Pollok before each session. Preparing snack and tea/coffee. Caring for, interacting with the children/adults during the session. Clearing away after the session.

Other information: All leaders must register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and undertake regular safeguarding training.

Person who will respond to you: Mairi Greenshields, Pastor: Children and Families.

tea and coffee served at Camphill

Setting out chairs

The chairs in the sanctuary need to be cleared and set out most weeks to allow The Gathering to take place. Occasionally chairs need to be cleared and set out for a large youth event on a Saturday evening.

When: Friday morning

Time commitment: an hour a week or an hour a fortnight

Skills required: the ability to move chairs. A chair stacker is available.

What’s involved: putting chairs out in the sanctuary ready for the Sunday service.

Other information: if you could help with this at a different time of the week, please let us know.

Person who will respond to you: Graeme or Elaine Cunningham.

Clearing Chairs

The chairs in the sanctuary need to be cleared and set out most weeks to allow The Gathering to take place. Occasionally chairs need to be cleared and set out for a large youth event on a Saturday evening.

When: Wednesday morning

Time commitment: an hour a week or an hour a fortnight

Skills required: the ability to move chairs. A chair stacker is available.

What’s involved: clearing chairs to the side of the sanctuary ready for The Gathering.

Other information: if you could help with this at a different time of the week, please let us know.

Person who will respond to you: Graeme or Elaine Cunningham.

tea and coffee served at Camphill

Camphill building
20 Balvicar Drive, Glasgow, G42 8QS

The Point (church office)
180 Queen's Drive, Glasgow, G42 8QD

Usually 10am to 4pm weekdays

0141 423 3962

office@qpbc.org