Kairos Training Courses and Resources

All scheduled Kairos Weekends, Trainings, and Events can be viewed on the Kairos Kalendar.

Online AKT Registration Form - NEW

      Online AKT Registration Form - Click to Register

Continuing Ministry Training

Kairos offers virtual Continuing Ministry Training courses for those who are working or are interested in doing Continuing Ministry. Registration is required so select the preferred date under the Kairos Program you would like to perform Continuing Ministry with and reserve your place.
All times are EST

Kairos Inside

    Tue. Oct 17, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kairos Outside

    Sat. Oct 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

State Secretary Election Training

KairosMessenger Elections Training for USA based State Chapter Secretaries. In this training you will learn the election procedures based on the State Chapter Committee Operating Procedures, how to enter the elections into KairosMessenger, how to send out the notification emails and logins, and how to maintain the elections throughout the year.
All times are EST

    None currently scheduled

Advisory Council Secretary Election Training

This training is for USA based Kairos Advisory Council Secretaries. This training will focus on the election process. In this training you will learn how to clean up and maintain volunteer data, understand the Election Eligibility Report to determine vacancies, use KairosMessenger to request nominations and votes for nominees, enter elections into KairosMessenger using the new process, send emails to the community, send emails to elected members with job descriptions and logins, print the roster, and how to maintain the elections throughout the year.
All times are EST

    None currently scheduled

Election Help Drop In Sessions

The Election Help Drop In Sessions are for any Secretary (State Chapter or Advisory Council) that has questions about the election process or needs assistance with correcting information that is already in the system.
All times are EST

    None currently scheduled

KairosMessenger Reports Training

KairosMessenger Reports Training is for State level volunteers to create reports or to pull as needed. For a live training session, please register for the date that works best for you by clicking the link. Or watch the training video below and access the accompanying instructional handout.
All times are EST

    No Live Training Sessions Currently Scheduled


KairosMessenger Reports Training Handout
Listing of KairosMessenger Reports


KairosMessenger Training for the Advisory Council Secretary and Data Coordinators

This training will provide information for the Advisory Council Secretary on the use of KairosMessenger to fulfill their job responsibilities. The training includes clean up of volunteer data, understanding how to maintain records, understanding how to conduct the elections and reading the Election Eligibility Report, how to use the Kairos Mail system, how to access and read the various reports. For a live training session, please register for the date that works best for you by clicki3ng the link. Or watch the training video below and access the accompanying instructional handout.
All times are EST

    No Live Training Sessions Currently Scheduled


KairosMessenger Training for the Advisory Council Secretary and Data Coordinators Handout


KairosDonor Training

Kairos is pleased to announce training for the Advisory Council KairosDonor Coordinator. This training will focused on using KairosDonor well for donation tracking, tools available in the system, online training that is available, and reporting to donors. Please register for the date that works best for you by clicking the link. Visit www.kairosdonorsupport.com for online training.
All times are EST

    None Currently Scheduled

Kairos Institutional Liaison Training

The Institutional Liaison Coordinator for the Advisory Councils of Kairos Inside and Kairos Torch are always important. In 2023, these positions are even more important as we work to reenter the adult and youth facilities. Volunteers, who have done the role, have developed training for the Institutional Liaison Coordinator to better understand the relationship with the facility and key topics to cover, which enables Kairos to operate at it’s very best. Sign up for this virtual training by clicking the link and registering. An email confirmation will be sent to you for joining the 1 ½ hour training.
All times are EST

    None Currently Scheduled

Kairos Torch

    None currently scheduled.

Kairos Torch 101 Presentations

Kairos Torch 101 is a broad overview of the Kairos youth program from initial volunteer recruitment to mentoring. It is designed to give new volunteers an understanding of the requirements and key elements of Kairos Torch through the use of many visual and interactive demonstrations. This presentation has proven to be an excellent recruiting tool – inspiring and encouraging volunteers to become committed team members and mentors. Kairos Torch 101 is especially beneficial for “new start-up” Weekend Leaders before attending Advanced Kairos Torch Training.
All times are EST

    Thu. Oct. 19, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Thu. Nov 16, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Thu. Dec 9, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

General Kairos Training Resources

          Procedure and Guidelines for Scheduling an Advisory Council Training
          Online AKT Registration Form - Click to Register
          AKT Attendee Spreadsheet for AKT Coordinators
          Training Procedures for Non-4th Day Volunteers
          AKT Coordinator's Guide
          Why Kairos Volunteers Shouldn't Advocate
          Use of Legal Music in Kairos Programs
          Kairos Mission
          Kairos Vision
          Kairos Statement of Faith
          Kairos Core Values

Kairos Inside Training Tools

          Anonymous Servanthood - Kairos Inside
          A Walk Through the Kairos Inside Program Manual
          Better Together - Understanding How Kairos Inside, Kairos Outside
               and Kairos Torch Work Together
          What is Better Together? (With Testimony)
          Confidentiality
          Cursillo Roots
          Group Dynamics
          How to Conduct the Family Prayer Circle
          How to Get a Guest to Kairos Outside - Life of a Guest Reservation Form
          The Importance of Forgiveness
          Jacob Moment
          Kairos Symbols
          PREA

Kairos Outside Training Tools

          Anonymous Servanthood - Kairos Outside
          Better Together - Understanding How Kairos Inside, Kairos Outside
               and Kairos Torch Work Together
          What is Better Together? (With Testimony)
          Confidentiality - Making Kairos Outside A "Safe Place"
          How to Get a Guest to Kairos Outside - Life of a Guest Reservation Form
          Kairos Outside Continuing Ministry
          Kairos Outside Foundations: Meeting 1
          Kairos Outside Foundations: Meeting 2
          Kairos Outside Foundations: Meeting 3
          Kairos Outside Foundations: Meeting 4
          Kairos Outside Observing Leader 1 - Getting Guests to a Weekend
          Kairos Outside Purpose, Goals, Philosophy and Commitment Statement
          Kairos Outside Special Events - Video 1 - The Bedtime Story
          Kairos Outside Special Events - Video 2 - The Elegant Dinner
          Kairos Outside Special Events - Video 3 - Walking in Love, Flowers at Dawn,
               the Birthday Party, and Closing
          Kairos Outside Weekend Puzzle (general overview of the Weekend)
          The Role and Importance of Men Serving in Kairos Outside from a Man's Perspective
          Table Leader Training Overview
          Team Contacts - Understanding Your Role
          Walk Through the Kairos Outside Program Manual (An Interactive PowerPoint for use
               at Team Formation Meetings)
          Wanted a Few Good Women - A Clergy Recruitment Video

Kairos Torch Training Tools

          The Father Fracture (Video)
          PREA for Youth (Video)
          1. Riverbanks - Intro & Ministry Foundations (Video)
          2. Riverbanks - Common Ground (Video)
          3. Riverbanks - Youth Facilities (Video)
          4. Riverbanks - Team Selection (Video)
          5. Riverbanks - Spiritual Focus (Video)
          6. Riverbanks - Team Formation (Video)
          7. Riverbanks - Kairos Torch Weekend (Video)
          8. Riverbanks - Continuing Ministry (Video)

Mentor Training

          Cycle of Criminal Behavior (Video)