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 helps churches to avoid common mistakes which can lead to later problems. It also considers how volunteers might be best used and supported.
The guide includes:
- 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.
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