Expanding 4-H Opportunities. 4-H 101: Return to the Basics CES Staff Development Series Tuesday, December 13, 2005, 9:30-11:30 a.m. IP Video Presentation by Steve McKinley & Company [email protected]; 765-494-8435. 4-H 101 Series. Effectively Utilizing Volunteers (10/4)
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Share opportunities beyond the 4-H Club experience.
Food & Nutrition
Dog & Cat
Goat (dairy & meat)
Veterinary Science – large animals4-H Trips and Conferences
Rape and Sexual Assault Prevention Education
Funded by the Indiana Department of Health,
Centers for Disease Control, Rape Prevention Education Grant.
Principal Investigator: Mary Pilat, Ph.D.
To Infinity & Beyond –
“Jr. Leaders Beyond the Meeting”
1. Why Use Volunteers?
National Volunteerism Trends; benefits and limitations; expectations
2. Positive Youth Development
Basic needs of youth; environments conducive to PYD; ages and stages of youth
3. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers
Position descriptions; sources of volunteers; placement of volunteers
4.Volunteer Orientation, Training, Evaluation
Information and delivery methods to share with volunteers; provide feedback to volunteers
5. Volunteer Recognition
Importance of recognition; motivation of volunteers; methods to recognize
6. Risk Management Issues
Liability, child abuse, safety of participants and volunteers, risk management forms
7. Volunteer Screening Process
Suggested application and screening procedures; adult behavioral expectations; confidentiality issues
8. Financial Management
Recommended financial accountability procedures; budgeting; fund raising options
9. Agricultural Education Program Development
Program planning components and importance
10. Volunteer Management Database
Record and organize volunteer information
Discuss core beliefs of recognition.
Describe the National 4-H Recognition Model.
1. Participation in educational experiences
2. Progress toward self-set goals
3. Achieving standards of excellence
4. Excelling in peer competition
5. Excellence in cooperation
Identify steps to prepare judges for the judging process.
Next 4-H 101 Program:
“Characteristics of Positive Youth Development & Life Skill Development”
Tuesday, January 10, 2006,