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Sunday Morning Greeter

Sunday Morning Greeter Role

Do you like helping folks feel welcome? Yes? Then this is the perfect role for you.
You can sign up as an individual, a couple or even parent/child. It's a great way to meet people and become more involved.
This is one of the few positions that new people can volunteer for.
 

A Sunday morning greeter has:
  • A strong desire to help newcomers feel welcomed and at ease
  • Enthusiasm for interacting with newcomers
  • An enthusiasm for bringing the Dharma to others
  • A personal belief that community is important and worth effort to cultivate
  • A track record of dependability

SIGN UP below to become a greeter(s) on Sunday mornings from 10:00 - 10:45 am. 

Sunday Morning Greeter

Responsibilities:

  • Wear a greeter badge on a red lanyard located in the concierge drawer
  • Welcome every person that walks into the door by introducing yourself
  • Offer everyone a bulletin
  • Be on the lookout for new people (those that seem lost, unsure or are looking around) to help them feel welcome
  • Offer new people a Newcomer Booklet and answer any questions you can
  • Explain you will be around after if they have any questions
  • If there are 2 greeters, you may step away to show them the shoe rack, restrooms and gompa.
  • Explain that you can sit on the cushions or a chair
  • Explain prostrations simply show respect for the teacher and that you don't have to do
  • Close the door to the gompa when the teachings start
  • At 10:45, count the shoes by hand or with the counter in the concierge desk drawer and fill out the tiny form located behind the donation box on the concierge desk

If you have any questions email our Center Manager, Jill Marie or call us at 919.859.3433