Whether you're an old hand at youth work or you've just signed on, Help! I'm a Volunteer Youth Worker! gives you the basics for successfully reaching teenagers. These fifty, bite-sized suggestions are easy to remember and put into practice. They include tips on: - How to build relationships with students - How to recruit and train other volunteers - How to get along with the pastor and youth director - How to model Christian love to your students -- If you're a professional youth worker looking for new ways to encourage and empower your volunteer youth workers, just hand them a copy of Help! I'm a Volunteer Youth Worker! And don't forget to consult this book yourself -- because you're guaranteed to find great ideas for youth work that maybe even you hadn't thought of.
Doug Fields has been a leader in youth ministry for over 30 years. In addition to being a youth pastor at two churches for 11 and 20 years, Doug is the founder of Simply Youth Ministry, the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com, the author of more than 50 books, and is currently working with Youth Specialties & Azusa Pacific University (HomeWord’s Center for Youth/Family). More information about Doug is available at www.dougfields.com.See all Editorial Reviews
This book is a simple read that gives an overall picture of the correct mindset of a small group volunteer, or small group pastor for our youth.Published on November 9, 2012 by Michael
Give this out to all my youth volunteers and they really enjoy it. Easy to read, but full of great informationPublished on November 2, 2009 by Richard Pierce
This little book is insightful, valuable and practical. It's a quick read, and filled with useful suggestions born of Doug Fields' "in the trenches" experience. Read morePublished on March 18, 2007 by Leslie