Create, promote, and manage your VBS with Liguori VBS Planner. Customize this predesigned website to promote VBS in your parish. Capture accurate enrollment, assign volunteers, customize and print rosters, collect feedback, and so much more.
For a complete, month-by-month planning guide, check out the Super Duper Director Guide, included in your Starter Kit. You can also create a customized planning calendar based on your 2017 VBS dates with our interactive planning calendar.
From the beginning, it’s important to get your VBS budget set in place. Our budget worksheet is a great place to start. Five to six months before your VBS event, decide on registrations fees, if required, plan on fundraisers.
Promote your event often and in different ways. Whether you’re posting an announcement on your parish website or adding a blurb to your bulletin, don’t forget about the value of face-to-face invitations! Tools on the Director's CD help you get the word out about Mighty Fortress.
Building a rock-solid VBS means finding committed volunteers. Here’s some great ways to recruit volunteers, train them, and use their unique talents.
Volunteers thrive when their skill set “matches up” with their role in VBS. Get the conversation rolling with our Recruitment Video.
Nothing spells confidence like early and consistent training! Help site leaders and volunteers familiarize themselves with Mighty Fortress with our online site rotation videos including Program Overview Video. There, they can find sample leader guides, job descriptions, how-to videos, and decorating helps. Since it’s all online, they can get familiar with each site at their own convenience.
While VBS is often only a few days out of the year, your volunteers will put in a lot more time and effort than just the time they spend teaching, leading, and decorating. Be sure to show your volunteers your appreciation and thank them for their time and energy in teaching God’s children about Jesus!