Posts Tagged ‘starting a youth group’

How To: The Sacred Seven of Youth Work

Contributed by: Diocese of Wellington Youth Staff

What are the key elements of a youth group? The team of youth staff in Wellington have identified these seven practices as being integral to youth ministry in their diocese.


  1. Tribal Identity: Ensure you have a group culture and that everyone knows they are part of your... See more

Checklists: Outings & Overnighters Checklist

Contributed by: Phil Trotter

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

How To: How to start a youth group

Contributed by: Phil Trotter

10 Tips on starting a youth group. These are not hard and fast rules, but this is the approach that the Diocese of Christchurch found worked well when they started 11 youth groups.
1. Have your "five loaves and two fish"
Just as Jesus needed “five loaves and two fish” to start with... See more

Jobs and Employment: Sample Job Description

Contributed by: Phil Trotter

An easy-to-use template which you can use to create a  job description for a youth minister - whether you're looking for a full-time or part-time position.
Sample Job Description (PDF, 43KB)
Sample Job Description (DOC, 94KB)
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