Volunteers are a critical component of any youth development program. To help 4-H programs and other youth development organizations recruit, screen and place volunteers, MSU Extension offers a wide variety of trainings on volunteerism and volunteer management including Crossing the Gap: Communicating Across Generations, Increasing Cultural Competency, Targeted Volunteer Recruitment, Interviewing Potential Volunteers, Building Communication Skills, Volunteer Academy, Ready to Go: Volunteer Training, Delegation, Recruiting 21st Century Volunteers, Volunteers and Role Descriptions, Dealing with Difficult Volunteers and much more. These trainings are available for volunteers, parents, community partners and professionals.
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4-H volunteers are a valuable part of the 4-H program. To help them make a difference in the lives of the youth they serve, volunteers are invited to take part in workshops and trainings offered by knowledgeable MSU Extension staff.
Supporting the thousands of Michigan 4-H youth across the state are more than 11,000 caring adult volunteers who give their time to the program annually.
Volunteer with Michigan 4-H and help grow true leaders in your community by empowering young people with skills to lead for a lifetime. Join us as we grow kids in your community!.