Cooperative Ministry

Circle of Giving

Purpose/Mission "Circle of Giving" Christmas Program (second Saturday in December): Children from area shelters and transitional housing programs shop for gifts for their families, wrap gifts, sing songs, have refreshments, and make gifts for teachers or friends.
Activities Donate gifts or wrapping paper, help sort gifts and set up, drive a bus to pick children up, help children pick out gifts for their family members, assist with gift wrapping.
Spiritual Gifts Helping, Mercy, Encouragement
Passions At-Risk Families, Poverty
Contact Scott Vaughan at Cooperative Ministry 799-3853/Christina Siokos at EPC ext. 123
Registration CHECK BACK FOR A LIST OF GIFT IDEAS
Location Thompson Hall, Eastminster Presbyterian Church
Web www.coopmin.org

Clothing Bank Sorter

Activities Any morning (9am-1pm) or afternoon (1pm- 5pm), sort clothing into categories according to gender, size and kind of article, match top and bottom items to make individual outfits, fill agency orders.
Spiritual Gifts Helping, Mercy
Passions Poverty, working poor
Abilities Organizational skills, an eye for size, color and style.
Contact Scott Vaughan 799-3853
Registration https://www.coopmin.org/volunteer
Location The Cooperative Ministry
3821 W. Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29204

Receptionist

Purpose/Mission The Cooperative Ministry seeks to improve the quality of life for the Midland's needy and working poor by providing direct assistance (food, clothing, transportation, rent, utilities, and medicine), counseling, prayer and guidance to other community resources.
Activities Receptionist/Intake. One morning per week, assist persons signing in and requesting service, answer telephone, make appointments for clients, give general information and referrals. Training is provided.
Spiritual Gifts Helping, mercy
Passions Poverty, working poor
Abilities Patience, good communication skills, ability to remain calm under stressful circumstances.
Contact Scott Vaughan 799-3853
Registration https://www.coopmin.org/volunteer
Location The Cooperative Ministry
3821 W. Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29204