Children and Youth

Children’s and Youth Development Officer

This post is currently vacant

Contact Details cydo@urcsouthwest.org.uk

Telephone Synod Office 01823 275470

The Children’s and Youth Development Officer is available to assist in any area of children’s and youth work.

  • Working directly with children and young people
  • Working alongside ministers and children’s and youth workers
  • Training ministers, elders & children’s and youth workers

Training can be in specific areas or built around individual churches needs. For example:

  • Core skills for children’s workers
  • Training for youth leaders
  • Recruitment of volunteer and paid workers
  • Assertiveness/conflict resolution/managing anger
  • General confidence building
  • Managing challenging behaviour in children & young people
  • Group work skills/group dynamics
  • Working with children and young people on personal development e.g. raising self esteem, making positive choices, anger management & how to resolve conflict constructively

Please see the other pages for:

Ddetails of training and resources for children’s and youth work Training and resources for children’s and youth work

The Child Friendly Church Award Child Friendly Church Award and

Possible grant schemes to support you in your children’s and youth work Children’s and Youth work grant schemes and

Attracting Young People – Ideas to go about drawing young people to the Church.