A handbook for 4-H leaders and volunteers.
Do you have 4‐H Clubs and members in your area looking for a community service project? There are children across the world who would be grateful for one new dress or pair of shorts to wear. Here is an opportunity to put sewing skills to use by creating something special for children and adults in need. This packet contains a few ideas and resources to get you started.
10 Minute Education Series: 4-H Name and Emblem is a self-directed course designed for 4-H and Extension Youth Development Staff. Participants will where the guidelines for 4-H Name and Emblem come from, what the guidelines are, and how local offices can use these guidelines. Ten minute topics include:
In planning meetings a definite purpose should be kept in mind. Meetings are successful when they are planned for a specific reason or reasons. The time and thought given to advance preparation will pay dividends in the form of better club programs and increased participation by members.
What is expected of me as a leader? To be successful in any job, people must know what is expected of them. Based upon those expectations, people then need the information and training to enable them to complete the job successfully. This resource guide will explain your role and give suggestions for accomplishing the job, conducting an officer election, working with officers and how to get parents involved.
So you've volunteered, been appointed or have been chosen as the new 4-H leader! Congratulations! You're starting an interesting, challenging and rewarding experience. Here is how to get started and manage these responsibilities.