Who Should Attend: 

California Adult Volunteers who are starting their first year of service or are returning after a break of a year or more.

Course Overview:

The New Volunteer course is designed to give new volunteers basic information to prepare them for service in 4-H.  This course consists of five modules with multiple lessons that are designed to be completed in sequential order.  Below is an outline of the course:

  • Module 1: 4-H Orientation (4 Lessons)
  • Module 2: Foundations of Positive Youth Development (1 Lesson)
  • Module 3: Toward an Interculturally Connected 4-H (3 Lessons)
  • Module 4: Abuse Risk Management for Volunteers (1 Lesson)
  • Module 5: Reporting Child & Abuse Neglect (1 Lesson + Acknowledgement)

The course does not need to be completed in one sitting and will pick up where you left off when you return to it.

Completion Time:
3 Hours


Quién debe asistir:

Voluntarios adultos de California que comienzan su segundo año de servicio o más sin interrupciones en el servicio.

Resumen del curso:
El nuevo curso de voluntariado está diseñado para brindar a los nuevos voluntarios información básica para prepararlos para el servicio en 4-H. Este curso consta de varios módulos con múltiples lecciones que están diseñados para completarse en orden secuencial. Las lecciones son:

  • Orientación 4-H (4 lecciones)
  • Fundamentos del desarrollo positivo de la juventud (1 lección)
  • Hacia un 4-H interculturalmente conectado (3 lecciones)
  • Gestión de riesgos de abuso para voluntarios (1 lección)
  • Informar sobre negligencia infantil y de abuso (1 lección)
  • Denuncia de reconocimiento de negligencia de menores y abuso (encuesta)

No es necesario completar el curso de una sola vez y continuará donde lo dejó cuando regrese.

Tiempo de DE Finalizacion:
3 Horas

¡Comuníquese con su oficina local del condado 4-H para su clave de inscripción!

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Course Overview:

This course is part of the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program and is designed to walk you through the various roles of a California 4-H Club Treasurer.

How You Will Benefit:

  1. Learn how to set up bank accounts and understand procedures for check signing
  2. Learn what a budget is, why they are important, and how to create a successful one
  3. Learn how to receive cash and other payments, accept gifts, and deposit and record money
  4. Understand California 4-H fundraising guidelines
  5. Learn how to write checks and complete a check register
  6. Understand how to complete accounting records for spending money
  7. Learn how to reconcile bank accounts and how to prepare a monthly report for your club

Approximate Time Commitment:

20 minutes

Option #1: Complete the whole training in order (does not have to be done in one sitting)

Option #2: Complete one section at at time in any order (does not have to be done in one sitting)

Who Should Attend:

    • California 4-H Club Treasurers and the adults who support them
    For course enrollment keys, please visit http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Learning-Development/

    For more Information about the course:

    Scott C. Mautte
    4-H Program Representative for Volunteer Development
    University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
    Email: idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu



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    The Overnight Chaperone Essentials course highlights key aspects of the role of every overnight chaperone in their work with youth.  This course is meant to compliment event specific trainings held by the County Extension office or the Event Leader/Director. 

    Participants of this course will:
    1. Learn four key principles to guide chaperones in their overnight duties
    2. Highlight the general responsibilities of a CA 4-H overnight chaperone
    3. Review the protective practices which create culturally, emotionally, and physically safe environments for participants
    4. Address health and medical safety issues chaperones face in overnight settings
    5. Discuss positive behavior management strategies
    For course enrollment keys, please visit http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Learning-Development/

    For more Information about the course:

    Scott C. Mautte
    4-H Program Representative for Volunteer Development
    University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
    Email: idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu


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    ABOUT THIS COURSE 

    Course Overview:

    The Civic Engagement Officer Training will explore the roles and responsibilities of a 4-H Civic Engagement Officer.

    How You Will Benefit:

    • Strategies for developing a service-learning committee
    • Provide tools to educate clubs in community service and service-learning
    • Learn the steps of planning a service-learning project
    • Review the steps to reporting event progress

      Approximate Time Commitment:

      20 minutes

      Who Should Attend:

      • 4-H Members desiring to be a Civic Engagement Officer
      • Adult Staff and Volunteers who are supporting Civic Engagement Officers
      • Civic Engagement Committee Members

      This course is currently only offered to participants of the California 4-H Youth Development Program. 

      WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
      Adult Volunteers and senior member youth who volunteer at the county level to evaluate Record Books at County Competition.

      COURSE OVERVIEW:

      This short course is designed for adult volunteers and senior member youth who volunteer at the county level to evaluate Record Books at County Competition. Youth members enter Record Book competitions as an optional opportunity to receive feedback on their 4-H record-keeping and 4-H skills development. The course gives an overview of the evaluation rubric, how to score and how to write helpful comments. You will receive an electronic badge and a certificate upon completion. Thank you for your time and talent to provide encouragement and support to 4-H youth.

      COMPLETION TIME: 

      30 Minutes

      TECHNICAL NOTE: 

      This training works best with Mozilla Firefox.  Download it for free here. 

      The Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer browsers are not compatible with some of the components of this course and should not be used. 

      COURSE CONTACTS:
      • Technical Support:  idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu
      • Course Information: Gemma Miner gmminer@ucanr.edu

      The purpose of this course is to outline some of the essential activites of a 4-H Healthy Living Officer. This course is approximately 18 minutes long.

      For more Information or to enroll, please contact:

      Scott C. Mautte
      4-H Program Representative for Volunteer Development
      & Positive Youth Development
      University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
      Email: idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu

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      What are the things that a volunteer can do right now to help youth thrive and succeed?  Foundations of Positive Youth Development answers this question through the exploration of five foundational youth development practices that EVERY young person needs.  Along the way, participants will discover what youth development is, reflect on how youth development fits within the UC 4-H Youth Development Framework, and explores the five foundational practices of positive youth development.

      This course is available in both English (ENG) and Spanish (ES)

      For more Information or to enroll please contact:

      Scott C. Mautte
      4-H Program Representative for Volunteer Development
      & Positive Youth Development
      University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
      Email: idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu

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