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PROFILE

Nigel is a veteran youth worker with over 25 years experience from a church voluntary youth leader to a full-time Youth for Christ Director; a Chaplain in a Young Offenders Institution to a Christian College – including mentoring and coaching scores of young people and many youth leaders along the way. He is a published author of parenting books as well as a competent, engaging speaker – whether to a large crowd (1000+) or training a small group.

Nigel would welcome a conversation on how he can serve you. Here are some snapshots of his work.

TRAINING

  • Masters in Evangelism Studies (University of Sheffield UK)
  • Diploma in Youth Work
  • Diploma in Business
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment
  • CoachU
  • Coachville

EXPERIENCE

BYFC and YFCA (British and Australia Youth for Christ – 15 years)
  • Local director
  • Growth and development of staff teams
  • Worked in schools and with churches
  • Trained volunteers
  • Member of National Leadership Team (Australia)
  • Seconded to local youth prison (UK)
  • Seconded to local church (Australia)

Chaplain – Christian College Geelong (7 years)
  • Led a team of 5 chaplains at a 2000 student, 5 campus independent school
  • Based on senior campus working with Years 10-12 students (500 students)
  • Provided support to students, parents and staff including coaching, advising, staff and student ‘church’ services.
  • Involved in prefect selection, training and support.
  • Working with local churches supporting their members that attended the school.
Training Delivered
  • Practical Evangelism – Tabor College
  • Youth Ministry (part of a Bachelor’s Degree) – RTC
  • Relational youth ministry course
  • Small group facilitation
  • Parenting course – teenagers, primary school students, high school students (some delivered with Jan – wife of 39 years)
  • Improving student engagement [to school staff]
  • Volunteer youth workers
  • Numerous business qualifications for organisations including Cotton on Group; Deakin Prime; Alcoa; Lake Imaging and Americold (as examples).
Countries Taught In
  • United Kingdom [UK]
  • Australia
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Canada
  • Romania
  • Poland
  • Denmark
Memberships and Other Achievements
  • Member of Mensa
  • Spring Harvest (UK) – Detached Team leader
  • Bellarine Secondary College – member of student welfare team
  • VCE English Orals Assessor
  • Regular local radio contributor (and past show host) (96three Geelong)
  • Seminar presenter (casual and occasional) for Office of Small Business, Victorian Government (last 12 years)
  • Instructional Design – training and resource creation for various disciplines
  • Previously denominational state youth leader
  • Past member of Toastmasters
  • Major published book: 101 Practical Ways to Motivate your Child