KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares 12 Outreach Ideas for Fall

12 Outreach Ideas for Fall

Fall is a great time to ramp up your outreach and work on building your local community. Shorter days, cooler weather, the delicious smells of fall, and the changing colors draw people outside. Experts believe fall has unique qualities that increase people’s excitement and willingness ...
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KidCheck Secure Childrens Check-In Shares Five Ways to Make Volunteering Easier

Five Ways to Make Volunteering Easier

Why is it so hard to recruit people to volunteer? According to Stanford.edu, roughly 50% of Americans cite inflexible volunteer schedules, unrealistic commitments, and a lack of free time as the main reasons for not volunteering. So, how do you address these issues and make ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares 8 Steps to Create a Training Program

8 Steps to Create a Training Program

  We are heading into fall, meaning an increase in new volunteers who need to be trained. Many will be responsible for tasks they have never completed in a system they’ve never worked in. To help new volunteers be successful, you need to increase their knowledge ...
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KidCheck Secure Childrens Check-In SharesEleven Ways to Create a Safe Environment

Eleven Ways to Create a Safe Environment

For families, keeping their kids safe is always top of mind. They want to know how you intend to protect and ensure safety while their children are in your care. Child safety encompasses more than strict adherence to policy and procedures. It also involves creating an ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Back to School Trends and Technologies -In Shares

Back to School Trends and Technologies

The beginning of the school year always brings excitement and a bit of nervousness. As you know, things change quickly. The new reality for organizations serving kids and youth is that what may have worked in the past may not work today. According to eSchool News, ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Five Tips to Manage Bi-Vocational Stress

Five Tips to Manage Bi-Vocational Stress

The term bi-vocational refers to an individual who holds down two jobs simultaneously, with both or one being a source of income. One job may be serving as a children’s ministry director or youth pastor, and the other could be working a 9-5 office job ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Guest Post How to Say “You are welcome” 10 Different Ways

How to Say “You Are Welcome” 10 Different Ways

A guest post from Christina Embree. Christina is the founder and director of ReFocus Ministry. She is a thought leader in Generational Discipleship and widely recognized as a dynamic speaker, influential author, and executive coach. She holds a master’s in ministry with a focus on children, ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Tips to Prepare for An External Emergency

Tips to Prepare for Natural Disasters

During an emergency is the worst time to prepare for one. That’s why an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is essential to the overall safety of the children’s area. An EAP is a written guideline or procedure detailing how your organization intends to respond to different ...
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Emergency Action Plans Part 2 with Dr. Val & Dr. Virginia

Recently we sat down with the Kidmin Doctors, Dr. Val and Dr. Virginia, to discuss emergency response for children’s ministry organizations. Last week we shared Part 1, which called out the benefits of having an Emergency Action Plan for your children’s area and offered some general ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is Sharing New KidCheck eBook - Optimizing Child Safety in Your Organization

New eBook – Optimizing Child Safety in Your Organization

  So much is happening in the world today. For those leading organizations dedicated to serving kids and youth, it can feel overwhelming trying to create a safe and secure environment. The Optimizing Child Safety eBook is a comprehensive resource packed with valuable information and simple ...
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