Understanding Volunteer Management in 4-H
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Toelle, Andrew, and Lori Wiggins. 2021. “Understanding Volunteer Management in 4-H: 4H 6.3/4H301, 11/2021”. EDIS 2021 (6). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-4h301-2021.


This is the first in a series of publications to address volunteer management. A 4-H agent must fulfill a number of functions to successfully involve volunteers in a county program. This 5-page article provides an overview of these functions, including a historical perspective of volunteer involvement in UF/IFAS Extension, the role of the 4-H agent as an administrator and trainer of volunteers, risk management, and a process for managing volunteers. Major revision by A. Toelle and L. Wiggins.

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