Youth ministry management tools 2.0 : everything you need to successfully manage your ministry / Mike Work / Ginny Olson.

By: Work, Mike, 1961-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2014]Description: 474 pages ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780310516859; 0310516854Subject(s): Church work with youthDDC classification: 259/.23 LOC classification: BV4447 | .W6685 2014
Contents:
Developing a philosophy of ministry -- Developing a philosophy of leadership -- Developing a strategic plan for your youth ministry -- A career in youth ministry -- Your resume -- Interviewing for a position -- The job offer -- Job reviews -- Negotiating a raise -- Leaving well -- Time management -- Setting priorities -- Setting boundaries -- Planning for your future -- Office setup -- Organize the chaos -- Organize the documents -- Foundations for financial health -- Resource management -- Donations and income -- Creating a budget -- Managing a budget -- Keeping your financial paperwork in order -- Tips for the newcomer -- Long-term planning -- Short-term planning -- Target your communication -- Tools for communication -- Designing and prioritizing communication and marketing -- Foundations of risk management -- A risk management process -- Events and forms -- Travel safety -- Social media policies -- Insurance -- When accidents happen -- What is an event? -- Five essentials for planning -- Tools for event management -- Small on-site events -- Small off-site events -- Evaluating your event -- Boards, committees, and task forces -- conducting a successful meeting -- Getting the church on board -- Determine the type of internship -- Create the position description -- Recruit and screen the intern -- Supervising an intern -- Ending an internship -- Building a health team -- Recruiting volunteers -- Life-cycle of team members -- Staying organized.
Summary: A bestselling resource is now updated for a new generation of youth ministers. Includes bonus online content, copy-ready pages, and highly practical material for anyone involved in leading a youth ministry. Youth ministry isn't just meeting with students and teaching them God's truth. It also involves a myriad of administrative and operational details as well. Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0 provides youth ministers and volunteers with helpful insights, advice, and practical resources to successfully manage a youth ministry. You'll find sample budgets, release forms for trips, and clear direction for screening applicants for volunteer positions. Authors Mike Work and Ginny Olson provide you with quick and accessible answers to all of your management, administrative, and supervisory questions and needs. Sprinkled throughout the manual are brief personal anecdotes by actual, in-the-trenches youth workers, case studies of church-office debacles, pivotal lessons learned over decades of ministry, nightmare scenarios to avoid, and glorious successes to emulate. No other book provides everything a youth ministry leader needs in one place at such an affordable price. This revised and updated edition of a youth ministry classic includes bonus online content, copy-ready pages and forms, and loads of other highly practical material.
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Chapter 1: Building a Foundation. Developing a philosophy of ministry -- Developing a philosophy of leadership -- Chapter 2: Strategic Planning. Developing a strategic plan for your youth ministry -- Chapter 3: Employed as a Youth Minister. A career in youth ministry -- Your resume -- Interviewing for a position -- The job offer -- Job reviews -- Negotiating a raise -- Leaving well -- Chapter 3: Managing Your Life in Ministry. Time management -- Setting priorities -- Setting boundaries -- Planning for your future -- Chapter 5: General Office Procedures. Office setup -- Organize the chaos -- Organize the documents -- Chapter 6: Finances. Foundations for financial health -- Resource management -- Donations and income -- Creating a budget -- Managing a budget -- Keeping your financial paperwork in order -- Tips for the newcomer -- Chapter 7: Making Plans. Long-term planning -- Short-term planning -- Chapter 8: Communications. Target your communication -- Tools for communication -- Designing and prioritizing communication and marketing -- Chapter 9: Risk Management. Foundations of risk management -- A risk management process -- Events and forms -- Travel safety -- Social media policies -- Insurance -- When accidents happen -- Chapter 10: Events. What is an event? -- Five essentials for planning -- Tools for event management -- Small on-site events -- Small off-site events -- Evaluating your event -- Chapter 11: Working with Boards and Committees. Boards, committees, and task forces -- conducting a successful meeting -- Chapter 12: Interns. Getting the church on board -- Determine the type of internship -- Create the position description -- Recruit and screen the intern -- Supervising an intern -- Ending an internship -- Chapter 13: Teams. Building a health team -- Recruiting volunteers -- Life-cycle of team members -- Conclusion. Staying organized.

A bestselling resource is now updated for a new generation of youth ministers. Includes bonus online content, copy-ready pages, and highly practical material for anyone involved in leading a youth ministry. Youth ministry isn't just meeting with students and teaching them God's truth. It also involves a myriad of administrative and operational details as well. Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0 provides youth ministers and volunteers with helpful insights, advice, and practical resources to successfully manage a youth ministry. You'll find sample budgets, release forms for trips, and clear direction for screening applicants for volunteer positions. Authors Mike Work and Ginny Olson provide you with quick and accessible answers to all of your management, administrative, and supervisory questions and needs. Sprinkled throughout the manual are brief personal anecdotes by actual, in-the-trenches youth workers, case studies of church-office debacles, pivotal lessons learned over decades of ministry, nightmare scenarios to avoid, and glorious successes to emulate. No other book provides everything a youth ministry leader needs in one place at such an affordable price. This revised and updated edition of a youth ministry classic includes bonus online content, copy-ready pages and forms, and loads of other highly practical material.

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