Materials for Training Youth Workers

We have provided a sampling of orientation materials for youth workers and volunteers, as well as sample materials associated with creating and implementing a church safety policy.

Orientation Materials for Youth Workers

Orientation Book for Youth WorkersThis is an example of a booklet to orient new youth workers.
Nurturing Joy: Emotional Health 101This lesson focuses on the important concerns of depression and suicide among youth.
Advisor-Leader HandbookA sample handbook for training youth leaders.
Youth Group HandbookThis is an example of a youth group handbook outlining the philosophies and plans of youth program(s).

Safe Conduct Resources

Developing and Implementing a Church Safety PolicyThese are resources for researching, creating and enforcing a church safe conduct policy.
Safe Conduct ResourcesA listing of denominational resources on church safety policies.
Internal Check List for Hiring Youth WorkersThis list outlines suggested steps to take around church safety when hiring youth workers.
Safe Conduct Reference Check QuestionsExamples of questions for a reference check to be in compliance with safe conduct concerns.
Safe Conduct Teen Volunteer Disclosure FormSample disclosure forms for teen volunteers in youth ministry.
Interview Questions for Youth WorkersThese are examples of interview questions for people applying for youth worker positions.