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Innovation in Volunteer Recruitment & Development #EdTechLN TweetUp

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Daphne Richards, Bradd Anderson

Guest host Daphne Richards (Texas) and moderator Bradd Anderson (Missouri) will lead the discussion and ask the tough questions: what do our volunteers need from us? How has volunteerism in Extension changed? How can we leverage technology to engage and recruit volunteers and...

Exploring the Science of 4-H Projects

Monday, February 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm EST

Research shows that youth who have positive experiences with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-related projects are more likely to pursue education and careers in math, science and engineering, and National 4-H has placed increased importance on integrating...

Using Technology to Enhance Your 4-H Experience

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm EST

Between Facebook and Twitter and other social media and websites and blogs and smartphones and more, it can be very challenging to keep up with the latest technology trends. But technology can also be a great tool to support communication and learning between 4-H volunteers...

Engaging Teens & Older Youth

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST - Presented by Molly Frendo

Does your 4-H program struggle to keep 4-H teens and older youth involved? Are you looking for ways to keep teenagers interested and active in 4-H? The 2013-2014 North Central Regional Volunteer e-Forum’s second session has strategies to increase engagement as well as data on...

You’ve Got 4-H Parents! Now What??

Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST - Presented by Molly Frendo

Parents play a big role in deciding how their children will spend their time, and that includes whether or not they’ll spend their time with 4-H. Once families engage with 4-H, the experience they have during their first year in the program is important for long-term...

Using Technology to Build Capacity in Volunteer Programs

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

MSU Extension is pleased to offer professional development opportunities designed to assist youth development program staff and volunteer administrators in their efforts. Sessions are designed from the youth development perspective; however, all interested participants are...

Using Virtual Communities to Support Volunteer Retention

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

MSU Extension is pleased to offer professional development opportunities designed to assist youth development program staff and volunteer administrators in their efforts. Sessions are designed from the youth development perspective; however, all interested participants are...

National Extension Conference on Volunteerism

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 1:00 am EDT

Purpose: • opportunity for sharing and learning the latest research and trends in volunteerism • gain innovative ideas for reaching new volunteers, investigating best practices for developing and retaining current volunteers • strengthen volunteer management efforts •...

Introduction to Social Networking

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Does social networking intimidate you? If so, this webinar is for you! We will review the basic principles of social networking, mainly using the widely popular website Facebook as a frame of reference. You will learn social networking language, use, how to utilize privacy...

Using Virtual Communities to Support Volunteer Retention

Conference Session Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 11:30 am EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Research shows that volunteers who have strong relationships with program staff and with other volunteers are more likely to continue volunteering in their role. However, with reduced resources and cultural shifts that make face-to-face activities harder to sustain, it can be...