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4-H Agent Guide for Managing the Approval, Denial, and Releasing of Volunteers in Florida 4-H

4H428/4H428by Andrew Toelle, Heather Kent, and Sophia CooneyApril 13, 2022The purpose of these Volunteer Management Guidelines is to provide Extension faculty assistance with approving, denying, and releasing volunteers. This document contains several example letters that may be used and other useful tools to assist you with this process. It also demonstrates steps in approving, denying, and releasing volunteers. Written by Andrew Toelle, Heather Kent, and Sophia Cooney; 7 pp.

Florida 4-H Camp Counselor Training Guide

4H398/4HLDL21 by Jessica Altum CooperAugust 30, 2019

Strategies to Engage 4-H Parents

4H430/4H430by Julia S. KellyJanuary 31, 2023Parent engagement makes a significant impact on a 4-H club’s success in fostering the development of targeted life skills in youth participants. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Program presents 13 concrete strategies for engaging with parents and also addresses some potential challenges with communicating with parents. Written by Julia S. Kelly.

UF/IFAS Extension Florida 4-H Youth Protection Policy

4H444/4H444by Candi Dierenfield, Kathryn Hartman, Janet Waters, Matthew Olson, and Sophia AndrewsOctober 12, 2023Updated UF/IFAS Extension Florida 4-H Youth Protection Policy

Utilizing Mindfulness as an Evening Reflection at Residential Camp

4H412/4H412 by Heather JanneyMarch 4, 2024A UF/IFAS numbered peer reviewed Fact Sheet. Published by Youth development

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4-H Community Service-Learning Project

johnfergusoApril 14th, 2024A worthy volunteer month highlight! William Kicklighter’s Community Service-learning Project. William is a Beef Builders 4-H Club member, a prospective Eagle Scout recipient, and an aspirant to the University of Florida College of Engineering. As a member of the UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development team, we all love to see when 4-Her’s “Interest or Spark.” […]

Celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week – the Heartbeat of Extension.

johnfergusoApril 7th, 2024St. Lucie County 4-H association celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week from April 21 – 27. This week is dedicated to honoring the invaluable contributions of our dedicated 4-H volunteers. They tirelessly donated their time, skills, and passion to positively impact our community. We recognize and celebrate the following individuals. Direct volunteers (trained, certified, screened, and working […]

4-H youth grow radishes and create compost

Randy PennApril 5th, 2024From seed to salad and beyond, radishes have been big this year at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. It started with our 4-H youth development program. Each year, our 4-H program partners with the school gardens program, the Sarasota County 4-H Foundation, and Master Gardener volunteers on a radish growing project aimed at teaching third-grade students […]