Free youth leader training handbook [Freebie Friday]

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Last week Josh Robinson, the youth pastor at “Church at The Springs” in Ocala, Florida, posted the youth leader training handbook they use at their church. It’s based on the free volunteer handbook at and contains a lot of good stuff you could take and use in training your own youth leaders.

The 15-page volunteer handbook starts with a, “Who We Are,” section and then covers the follow:

Free youth leader training handbookThe Basics

  • Partnering with Parents
  • Vision & Strategy
  • Structure
  • Ways to Serve

Small Group Leaders

  • What is a small group leader?
  • The 7 Essentials of a small group leader
  • Creative Ways to Connect with Families

A Few More Things

  • Sharing the Gospel
  • Baptism
  • Stay in Bounds
  • Code of Conduct
  • One Year Commitment

You can download the youth leader training manual below in PDF format and use it as a template for your own youth leader training manual.

LinkDownload the youth leader training handbook

Posted on August 17, 2012

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