Community Christmas Shoppe is an event that brings communities together to serve local families in need. Multiple shoppes will be hosted throughout Ventura County to provide toys for a total of 2,000 under-resourced families!
Please be aware of the following COVID-19 Protocols:
When you come to volunteer, please remember to:
Pre Shoppe Toy Sort
Helping to sort toys by gender, age group and price. Will set value for each toy displayed by a color sticker on Thursday night prior to event. Social distancing guidelines will be observed, face covers will be required, gloves optional. Leader: Eileen.
Pre Shoppe Facility Set Up
Help set up the gymnasium and other rooms and areas for Christmas Shoppe. Will be setting up tables, decorations and signs. Bringing the toys out to the tables. Families are welcome to help us prepare for Christmas Shoppe. The leader is Eileen.
Volunteer Check In
Making sure liability forms are completed, name tags given, and help directing volunteers to assigned station. Sign-in will be indoors Must be at least 18 yrs old. Bilingual is helpful. Social distancing and masks required. Gloves optional. Leader: Alan
Monitoring parking lots & checking invitations to only allow guests for each time slot. Help with the flow of guests & keeping guests safe. Indoor/outdoor. Must be 18 yrs min. Bilingual helpful. Distancing & masks required, gloves optional Leader: David
Provide guest groups direction & guidance navigating through event. Indoors/outdoors and standing (chairs can be provided). 16 yrs or older. Bilingual helpful. Distancing/masks required, gloves optional.
Guest Check In
Sign-in guest groups to shop and give shopping wristband. Guest check-In will be outdoors, please dress pertaining to weather and personal comfort. Must be 18 years or older. Bilingual is preferred. Social distancing/masks/gloves required.
Shopper will be assigned to a table in shopping area to help guests. Inside Gym. Standing. 16 yrs +. Bilingual is helpful. Distancing/masks/gloves required. Leader: Eileen
Toy Check Out
Tally up and bag gifts for guests, must be 18 years or older. Toy Check Out will be inside Gym and shopping area. Social distancing guidelines will be observed, face coverings and gloves will be required. The leader is Eileen.
Help sort toys by gender & age group, replenish toys on tables, & set value for newly acquired toys. Must be 14 years+. Inside gym; standing/walking to replenish toys at tables. Distancing/masks/gloves required. Leader: Eileen.
Pray with guests who request it and pray over the rooms and the event, for all who come through to meet God and know his love for them. Prayer will be indoors. Must be at least 18 years old. Bilingual is helpful. Social distancing/masks/gloves required.
Handle minor medical issues and fill out the incident report if needed. Face coverings and gloves will be required.
Facility Clean Up
Pack up leftover toys, take down decorations and signs, pack up tables, chairs and other items, sweep floor. Social distancing guidelines will be observed, face coverings will be required and gloves are optional. The leader is Veronica.
Wrap gifts for the guests. Please bring your own scissors. Must be 16 yrs or older. Bilingual helpful. Gift Wrap will be indoors and standing. Social distancing guidelines will be observed, face coverings and gloves will be required.