About Checklists

Handy lists to help you out, from ticking all the boxes for safety on overnight trips to developing your speaking skills.

Support for Youth Leaders

Contributed by: ABC Guide to Safety, 10 April 2017

Good support for youth leaders ensures a safe environment for everyone. It also helps leaders enjoy what they are doing and grow in the process rather than burning out. Here's a checklist of things to put in place to ensure your youth leaders can thrive.

New Volunteers

Contributed by: Charlie Baker, Diocese of Auckland, 22 February 2016

Looking for a new youth leader? Here are the four things you need to check before your new volunteer jumps on board...
Note: This checklist is intended as a guide. Your Diocese will have their own Recruitment Policy for Volunteers.  Check your diocesan website, or contact your Diocesan... See more

Sustainable Practices

Contributed by: The Network of National Youth Ministry Leaders (NZ/Aotearoa), 16 November 2015

For so long ‘burn out’ has been synonymous with youth ministry. Ministry is sacrificial, yes. But where we can look after our workers, we must.
The Network of National Youth Ministry Leaders (Aotearoa/NZ) have put together a list of seven practices that will sustain youth workers, youth... See more

Outings & Overnighters Checklist

Contributed by: Phil Trotter, 9 February 2013

A handy checklist to use when planning your next youth group outing, whether you're just heading out for the night, or away for a camp.
Pre Activity Check List


  • Offsite venue visited

  • Permission Slips returned

  • RAMS form completed

  • Medical... See more

Speaking Up Front

Contributed by: Phil Trotter, 9 February 2013


It's always good to take a moment after youth group to debrief how effectively the message was delivered. Use this checklist to run through the key aspects of speaking up front to help you and your youth leaders develop your communication skills.
Speaking Up Front Checklist (PDF, 65KB) See more