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Master Gardener Coordinators: Volunteer Retention, Detention, and Dismissal

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Volunteer Retention, Detention, and Dismissal: Ideas to smooth the process.Tuesday, October 13th, 11:00 am-12:00 pm (EST)Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mg-coordinator-webinar-series-2015-october-volunteer-retention-detentio...Logon to the webinar 10 minutes ahead...

Social Media 101 for Volunteers

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT

Does all the talk about social media have you confused? Are you wondering if you should start a group or a page? What about using Pinterest to collect ideas for your next meeting? Will these tools help keep your club connected and get your members and families the...

Beyond Certificates and Plaques: Volunteer Recognition

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Jennifer Weichel, Frank Cox

Different people appreciate different forms of recognition. Some volunteers love an event while others respond to a personalized note. Does your recognition plan cover the needs of all of your volunteers? Thanking volunteers and recognizing their hard work impacts...

Equipping Volunteers to Understand Differences

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Frank Cox

As many youth serving programs start a new program year, there is often a scheduled kick-off meeting with volunteers to discuss upcoming events and activities. These meetings are also a great opportunity to incorporate training for volunteers. Activities that discuss...

Beyond Certificates and Plaques: Volunteer Recognition

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT

Different people appreciate different forms of recognition. Some volunteers love an event while others respond to a personalized note. Does your recognition plan cover the needs of all of your volunteers? Thanking volunteers and recognizing their hard work impacts...

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...

Planning for Extension Leadership Councils

Monday, December 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm EST - Presented by Eric Kaufman

An Extension Leadership Council (ELC) is a key ingredient for success in developing, implementing, and evaluating Extension programs that serve the local community. This webinar will offer practical guidelines and resources for successfully engaging a local ELC, featuring...

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...

Youth and Volunteers: Enabling Experience without Jeopardizing Your Horse Operation

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm EST

Youth and volunteers can gain valuable experience while also providing a reliable source of labor for your operation. In this session, participants will learn about restrictions for youth workers, use of release forms, ensuring statutory immunities for equine activities, and...

4-H Stream Teams New Volunteer Training

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Jennifer Fetter

Adults throughout Pennsylvania have a new opportunity to become volunteers for the 4-H Stream Teams Program. A free, online training will be held by Penn State Extension to teach interested adults how to form and guide youth in the 4-H Stream Teams Program. The trainings will...

Social Networking: Navigating the Privacy Setting Maze

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Stephen Judd, Molly Frendo

When you share things on a social network, like Facebook, where it ends up being displayed shouldn’t be a surprise. Yet, the surprises are what make most people feel that their privacy is being infringed. It’s not that we don’t want to share, it’s that we want to understand...