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The web-based presentations and training module are additional resources to help prepare and inspire our volunteers who serve our 4-H youth.
- 4-H/Army Youth Development Project, Training Topics and Express Guides
This slide show presentation with audio will introduce 4-H military youth leaders to the training topics and Express Guides available to get you started with 4-H Projects.
- "Everyone Ready"
An online volunteer management staff development plan
leader media presentations
Slide presentations to support volunteers in their significant role as project leader
- Optional volunteer training module
Note: This training is NOT the required one-time volunteer orientation training. This training is supplemental.
A web-based interactive training to help you as a volunteer.
Volunteers - The Foundation of Youth Development
Each module contains a PowerPoint presentation, guidelines, handouts and quiz.
Module 1: What is 4-H?
Designed to help you share information about 4-H – what it is and the volunteer’s role.
Module 2: The history of 4-H
Designed to help you share information about how 4-H started. It provides a historic perspective which let volunteers see where the program started and the changes that have been made throughout the years.
Module 3: The history of the Cooperative Extension Service
Designed to provide information regarding the Land-Grant University System.
Module 4: Risk management: liability & insurance for volunteers
Designed to share how the University of Missouri liability coverage pertains to volunteers.
Module 5: Safety issues and expectations
Designed to share how the basic responsibilities and expectations keep members safe.
Module 6: Volunteer screening
Designed to help you share information on how the Missouri 4-H screening process works.
Module 7: Making 4-H appropriate for all ages
Designed to help you share information on how young people develop and to stimulate thoughts on how to work with each of these age groups.
Module 8: 4-H leadership team
Designed to help you share information regarding establishing a leadership team for the club.
Module 9: Skill-a-thons, judging and demonstrations
Designed to help you share information about three learning-by-doing methods that help 4-H’ers develop life skills as well as show others what they have learned.
Module 10: Communication
Designed to help you share information regarding communication to volunteers. It will provide suggestions for making communication easier between volunteer leaders, members, parents and staff.
Module 11: Recognition
Designed to provide background information individuals should have to recognize youth in appropriate ways and to encourage and to help a member complete reports and records.