Young people have the right to be safe and well looked after when they are in our care.
When you see the term “children’s ministry position” used in this document, it includes youth ministry positions.
Ideally it is preferable if you are objectively able to tick all the following boxes ‘yes’.
Where the risks in the activity increase, the supervision should also increase.
Any person involved in child-related work (including all volunteers) must get a Working With Children Check (WWCC) clearance (subject to some exemptions).
A child is defined as a person under the age of 18 years and therefore “child-related work” includes youth ministry activities.
A “children’s ministry position” means any paid or unpaid position to which a person is appointed by or on behalf of the minister or the wardens that involves activities primarily related to, and physical or face-to-face contact with, children.