One of our mission objectives is to be a beacon for all as a neighbourhood and destination church where we invite and welcome friends, family, and strangers in our midst. Many members of the Downtown Eastside community do consider Saint James to be their church despite rarely or never coming through the doors. This may be, in part, because Saint James presently opens its doors only for our regular liturgical services: morning and evening prayer, noon mass, and low and high mass on Sundays. Our hope is simple. We would like to be able to open our doors to the community outside of our liturgical services. For security reasons, we can only do so if someone is present in the space.
Saint James is looking for innovative and hospitable volunteers to be present in the main church so that we can open the doors and welcome visitors. The volunteer is encouraged to bring their own passions and interests to shape the time and space.
See this document for a detailed role description.