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 Is Sharing The Importance of Reviewing Your Child Protection Policy

The Importance of Reviewing Your Child Protection Policy

You may think of a policy manual as a dusty 3-ringer binder that hasn’t been opened since the day it was put on the bookshelf or in the file cabinet. Perhaps your organization thinks of policies and procedures as permanent or unchanging. Once the information is ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-in Is Sharing 15 Back to School Safety Tips for Families

15 Back to School Safety Tips for Families

For many families, back-to-school is not only a time of new beginnings but also a time of stress and anxiety over their children’s well-being and safety. You may receive family questions on how they can safeguard their children during the back-to-school craziness. Families are always ...
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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 Is Sharing 12 Questions to Ask When Creating a Safety Plan

12 Questions to Ask When Creating a Safety Plan

As a leader in a child-centered organization, one of your most significant responsibilities is providing a safe environment for kids, youth, and staff. Regardless of your children’s area size, it’s best to have a safety plan in place. A safety plan is a preparatory approach ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Guest Post from Dale Hudson on 3 Strategies for Impacting Kids

Guest Post: 3 Strategies for Impacting Kids

This week we are featuring a guest post from ministry thought-leader Dale Hudson. Dale has over 30 years of ministry experience, is the author of several books, and has been featured in Time Magazine and Christianity Today. In addition, as a sought-after speaker and executive ...
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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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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-in Shares 10 Youth Volunteer Safety Ideas

10 Youth Volunteer Safety Ideas

It’s no secret finding volunteers has its challenges. Regardless of the type of activity, many organizations are struggling to connect and recruit for fundamental needs. Most leaders prefer to build their volunteer teams through outreach and referrals and create engagement channels that promote long-term participation. ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Parent Safety Expectations – A Personal Perspective

Parent Safety Expectations – A Personal Perspective

There is no denying the weekly experience with children’s ministry has changed over the last 18-24 months. Some children’s ministries have experienced lower than expected attendance, fewer volunteers, reduced budgets, and less overall interest from new families. However, organizations are working hard to get to ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Seven Steps to Start an Annual Safety Survey

Seven Steps to Start an Annual Safety Survey

Do you know what your families want, need, and expect regarding child safety and protection? Do attending families give you feedback or offer suggestions? Have you ever considered asking the kids directly about how safe they feel in your organization? A survey is an excellent ...
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