Here you'll find our top picks on safe practice and industry standards.

keepingchildrensafe1Keeping Children Safe - The Salvation Army

For all information on The Salvation Army's Safety Policy for young people please refer to the Keeping Children Safe website.

Click here for the Safe Practice Manual for Children's and Youth Work, and click here for frequently asked questions about the Keeping Children Safe policy.

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YDSA Article Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa

The YDSA consists of a vision, principles, aims and goals, and also suggests actions that can be taken to support the positive development of young people.

Click here for a copy of the Youth Deveopment Strategy Aotearoa.



COE ArticleCode of Ethics

The Code of Ethics defines key values and standards for youth workers in New Zealand. It’s not a how-to on youth work, but provides ethical guidance for youth workers so they can keep themselves safe in their work, and give their best to the young people they work with. The code is based around the same six principles of the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa.

Click here for a copy of the Code of Ethics.


Job Descriptions

Click here to download three job description samples for youth work/ministry positions.