KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Six Reasons You Need a Volunteer Recruitment Strategy

Six Reasons You Need a Volunteer Recruitment Strategy

A volunteer recruitment strategy is a plan that shows your organization is committed to attracting, recruiting, and keeping volunteers with skills and interests which line up with your needs and requirements. A strategy helps everyone understand why you are doing what you are doing, the ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-in is Sharing The Worst Child Safety Habits and How to Replace Them

The Worst Child Safety Habits and How to Replace Them

A habit is an acquired pattern or routine behavior that when repeated consistently becomes almost involuntary. We are all creatures of habit. Perhaps you’ve never considered that most of what you do in a day consists of habits. Much like good habits, which keep us focused, ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Five Ways to Welcome New Families During the Holidays

Five Ways to Welcome New Families During the Holidays

Giving intentional thought to how you welcome new families this holiday season will go a long way in welcoming them into your community. The initial introductions, establishing a good connection and making a positive first impression are good places to start. Ask yourself, “What does the ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares a Guest Post From Orange Leader Kristen Ivy

Every Child Needs These Six Things

This week we are featuring a guest post from Orange leader Kristen Ivy. Kristen is the President at Orange (the reThink Group, Inc) and Parent Cue, a live podcast for parents. She co-founded The Phase Project and has a degree in secondary education and a ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares The Power of Smiling

The Power of Smiling

Smiling, it’s a simple act we rarely think about when going about our daily lives. But the truth is every time we flash a smile, we send a message to the world. The act of smiling is fascinating because it is 100% original. According to ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Is Sharing Strategies to Prevent Burnout

Strategies to Prevent Burnout

Doing more with less, heavy workloads, lack of volunteers, budget cuts, over-the-top performance expectations, absence of support, and exhaustion are all day-in-the-life concerns every leader must face. Who wouldn’t feel overwhelmed or stretched too thin with such a list? When pressures build and stress pushes ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares The Importance of the Annual Family Survey

The Importance of the Annual Family Survey

Recently we shared a post on five items for success in children’s ministry and highlighted the benefits of using an annual survey to engage and connect with families. However, that’s just one of the many benefits of using an annual survey. More organizations should take advantage ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Succession Planning – Preparing for Change

Succession Planning – Preparing for Change

It doesn’t matter how stable your organization is; change is inevitable. Staff and leadership transitions can happen frequently. Consider how your organization would respond if you lost any of your most important volunteers, staff, and leadership positions today? Would there be people ready to assume ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Handling Toxic Team Members

Handling Toxic Team Members

As a leader in your organization, unfortunately at some point, you will likely come across a staff member or volunteer who lacks a desire to complete their assigned tasks and exhibits a negative or even toxic attitude. Organizations utilizing volunteers know attracting good quality people for ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares 13 Top Productivity Hacks

13 Top Productivity Hacks

Life comes at us fast, and there’s no shortage of advice on improving productivity. The challenge is many tips or suggestions are random pieces of information that may or may not apply to your situation. So, how do you find the right hacks for you? ...
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