Training to be Held for New 4-H Leaders

Training to be Held for New 4-H Leaders 

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development staff announces statewide trainings for all new 4-H Club Leaders.  This training is targeted to those who are beginning as volunteers or those with three years or less experience.  The training is open to all volunteers. Current club leaders are encouraged to attend if they have not attended before. 

Advantages of this training program include: learning about the role of a caring adult, dynamic training to boost positive youth development knowledge and skills in orderto support a vibrant 4-H club or Clover Kids group, and an opportunity to meet and network with other volunteers.  The interactive training includes an agenda loaded with knowledge, skills, and tools needed to enhance a volunteer’s work with 4-H youth. There will be age appropriatebreakout sessions specific for 4-H Clubs and Clover Kids groups to providemore targeted skill building for volunteers working with those specific age groups. Volunteers will receive a binder of resources to prepare them forworking with their club or group.

Training will be held Saturday, January 19th  at the Adair County Extension Office located in the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/volunteertraining.  Registration is due by January 11th for the training in Adair County. The training will include a binder of resources, lunch and snacks.  There is no fee to attend. 

For more information on how to volunteer with 4-H in Adair County please contact Donna Wallace, Adair County Extension & Outreach Office at 641-743-8412.  For more information on New Volunteer Training please contact Youth Program Specialist, Jane Hayes-Johnk, 712-243-1132 or jhjohnk@iastate.edu.

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