Employing Youth and Children's Workers Paperback

A Guide for Churches

by Paul Godfrey; Nic Sheppard;

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Employing Youth and Children's Workers

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A growing number of churches are now employing someone to work with children and young people.

This short and accessible guide helps churches through the whole process of researching, planning and making an appointment. It also considers how volunteers might be best used and supported.

It helps churches to make appointments which are ‘built on rock’ and to avoid common mistakes which can lead to later problems.

The guide inclues:

Preparation: research, planning, resourcing the work, thinking through what you want a worker to do.
Appointment procedures: job descriptions and contracts, the recruitment and selection process.
Management issues: good management practice, induction and further development.
Further sources of help and advice.

Before his sudden death in 2007, Paul Godfrey was the children’s work adviser for the Anglican Diocese of Chelmsford. Paul previously worked as a children’s evangelist and as a secondary school teacher.

Nic Sheppard is the youth work adviser for the Anglican Diocese of Ripon and Leeds. Nic advises parishes wishing to develop their youth work. He is a Church Army officer.

Employing Youth and Children's Workers by Paul Godfrey; Nic Sheppard was published by Church House in September 2008 and is our 21817th best seller. The ISBN for Employing Youth and Children's Workers is 9780715140581.

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Details for Employing Youth and Children's Workers

Page last updated 21st October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherChurch House (September 2008)
Number of Pages128
Thickness10 mm
Height210 mm
Width148 mm
Product Code1235455
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