Kids Beach Club
Kids Beach Club is an after-school program for elementary age kids that is high energy and “kid-centered” fun. Beach Club meets at Bukhair Elementary, on Wednesdays, after school from 4:00-5:00pm, for 24 weeks. Each week, the lessons, games, and activities incorporate the truth of Scripture in a fun way.
Commit - Commit to attending Beach Club for at least 1 year
Interact - Snack volunteers, Bible group volunteers, music/worship volunteers
Administrative - Record keeping, attendance taking, etc.
Kidz Pointe Apartment Ministries
Kidz Pointe is a ministry for those kids who live in apartments in the Park Central community. This VBS-style ministry meets on Tuesday afternoons and follows RISD’s calendar. There are currently 2 Kidz Pointe ministries in 2 different apartment complexes (La Mirada and The Thread). La Mirada meets from 4-6pm while The Thread meets from 4:30-6pm. Volunteers feed and play games with the kids who attend, followed by Bible study and crafts.
Teachers – lead the Bible lesson for the day. Required to be there from 5-6pm
Snack/Game/Music volunteers - Required to be there 4-5pm
Cleaners - Cleaning volunteers may serve on a different day at a different time as their schedule allows and help clean up following the meetings
Commit - Commit to serving in one of the apartments for at least 1 year (training will be provided)
Pray - Pray for the kids and their families
Invest - Develop relationships with the kids and their parents with the hope of inviting them to The Heights
Kids Hope Mentors
Kids Hope USA develops one-on-one relationships through the creation of church-school partnerships that pairs church members with at-risk kids in supportive, mentoring relationships. Mentors spend time reading, talking, playing, and listening to a child at school. By helping the child feel loved and valued, they help that child to learn, grow, and succeed. Kids Hope Mentors are paired with at-risk students from Bukhair Elementary to develop a supportive, mentoring relationship. A volunteer mentors role includes:
Invest - Spend 1 hour a week with your student at Bukhair Elementary during the school hours and commit to mentoring the student for at least 1 year
Connect - Connect with the student’s teacher to know about his/her specific needs
Pray - Pray for the student and his/her family
Bukhair Elementary Staff Care
It is our hope to increase our presence on campus as we support and care for the faculty and staff. Join us as we continue to build a relationship on this campus to further the gospel.
Bukhair Elementary Special Events
Bukhair Elementary has a variety of events throughout the year that provide opportunities to better connect the students and their families to the Bukhair community and continued learning.
Bukhair ADOPT a Teacher
By “adopting” a teacher at Bukhair, you will have the chance to bless and encourage that teacher throughout the year. You can make a difference in the students’ lives by investing in their teachers as well! Volunteers will be asked to:
Invest - Bless their assigned teacher at least once a month. This may include bringing snacks, writing them an encouraging note, helping in the classroom, etc.
Pray - Commit to pray for them and their families throughout the year
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
ESL classes are taught at our Creekside Campus for the Park Central community. They are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at both 10:00am-12:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. Volunteers will be asked to:
Teach - Commit to teach 1 class a week in the morning or the evening
Pray - Commit to pray for the students and their families
Invest - Build relationships with the students and invite them to join us on Sunday at The Heights
Please fill out the following form if you would like some additional information concerning the Park Central Crossroad.