Youth Program Staff Assessment

The following self-assessment is designed to help you reflect on your current program and identify strengths as well as opportunities for growth.

Instructions: The questions below ask you to think about how your program is operating currently. Read each statement and then choose the word that most accurately describes how often the statement occurs in your program. Select each of the colorful bands to reveal the questions in each section. Submit your answers to receive feedback.

  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Youth participate without fear of being teased or laughed at.
    Youth do not bully each other (physically or verbally).
    Youth do not say mean things about each other.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Youth help set rules and consequences for this program.
    Youth are reminded about program rules and how to act.
    Rules are enforced fairly.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Staff show interest in what youth are doing and saying.
    Staff respond quickly when youth ask for support.
    Staff start conversations with youth.
    Staff respect youths’ ideas.
    Staff try to understand how youth see things.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Youth feel like they can be themselves.
    Youth feel accepted by others.
    Youth make new friends.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Youth respect one another.
    Youth encourage each other to follow the group rules.
    Youth are kind to one another.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Youth and Staff work together to plan activities.
    Youth choose the things they want to do.
    Youth are encouraged to be leaders.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Youth learn different ways to talk to each other.
    Youth learn skills for making good decisions.
    Youth learn about other cultures.
  • In this program... Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
    Family members are encouraged to attend events and activities.
    Youth make use of libraries, parks, and other community resources.
    Youth do projects that help others in the community.