Supervision in Youth Ministry

Appropriate supervision of employees and volunteers is a key to safety youth ministry. Regular support and guidance for adults working with youth helps those adults hold appropriate boundaries and holds them accountable following the congregation's policies.


Competencies for Ministry to/with Youth: Religious professionals can use this tool as a guideline for healthy best practices in hiring volunteers and staff and evaluating existing teams. We know religious professionals aspire to hire the best volunteers and staff to work with youth, and this tool can help religious professionals hire and mentor the right adults.

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UUA Congregational Life

The regional Congregational Life staff are congregations' local connection to the UUA. All of the program Congregational Life staff have expertise in most aspects of congregational life and each also has a few program areas of expertise. See the...

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