Community of Christ

Registered Children and Youth Worker Assistant

Registered Children and Youth Worker Assistant

Responsibilities

A Registered Children and Youth Worker Assistant is a subcategory of Registered Children and Youth Worker (RCYW). Anyone desiring to work with children or young people in the Community of Christ must apply and be approved as be a Registered Children and Youth Worker.

All priesthood must be Registered Children and Youth Workers or Assistants.

Having applied and been approved, young people between 15–21 years old who want to work with children and youth in the Community of Christ are registered as Registered Children and Youth Worker Assistants.

Registered Children and Youth Worker Assistants must:

  • Always be in the presence of a Registered Children and Youth Worker. 
  • Not be given responsibility for or left in sole supervision of a group of children or young people.
  • Always have the guidance of a RCYW when planning or preparing activities.
  • Not ever be on camp staff for senior high camps without the permission of the International Headquarters Child Protection Coordinator and the Field Apostolic Assistant for the Mission Center. (See camp staff age policy)

Remember: Pairing Children and Youth Worker Assistants together does not comply with criteria.

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