Children participating in a fun review game at Good News Club

Three steps are required to join our CEF Josephine Staff Team (as a teacher or a helper):

Step 1: Prior to Completing the Online Application

Complete the following:

Step 2: Apply Online

Please go to to complete your online application and background check. A background check from a church or other Christian organization cannot be accepted.

Gather the following information to enter online:

    • Your salvation testimony (how you became saved, can be a brief summary with a few sentences)
    • Reference contact information (name, phone, email)
    • This should include: pastor or church leader, previous employer and two personal references. No relatives please.
    • Previous addresses (last 5 years)
    • Driver’s License (if applicable) and Social Security Number
    • Email (If you do not have one, contact the office

If you have prepared the information requested in Step 1, it will take you approximately 15 minutes to complete the online application. Note: The system will time out after approximately 10 minutes of no activity and you must complete the form within 40 minutes.

**Online parental consent for reference checks is required for applicants under the age of 18.**

If You Are a Minor:

  • After you enter your birth date a pop-up notification will appear. Your parent/guardian must click OK and you can continue with the form.
  • At the end of the form, your parent/guardian must be the one to check the “I Agree” box and enter their full name as a signature.

Step 3: ID Check and Interview

This final step will be completed by your CEF® team leader or Local County Director prior to serving. You will be contacted and asked to attend an in-person interview either with your team leader (Club Supervisor) or the Director at the CEF Josephine local office in Grants Pass.

  • You will be required to show a photo ID (driver’s license, passport, or school ID), answer a few interview questions and fill out a Worker’s Compliance Agreement form with your contact info.
  • Once this step is complete, you will receive your name tag, indicating that you are a screened volunteer.

Teachers are asked to attend our weekly Teacher Training classes during the fall/winter each Wednesday 9:30-11am. Helpers are invited to come as well, though not required. Come join with us in a time of sharing testimony, different perspectives in teaching/counseling children as well as a time of prayer and Bible study from our lesson of the week. Free resources for Good News Clubs/Jesus Pizza Clubs and refreshments provided.

Welcome to our team! We’re so glad to have you! 😀

Holly and DD demonstrating one of their lessons at Teacher Training
Ruth and Becky at the Closing Fellowship Luncheon
Julie and Cyndie call on a child to answer a question