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Serving Special Needs Drives this Volunteer

“This group is inclusive, which gives both children with and without disabilities an opportunity to learn from each other.  Our hope is that our group will continue to grow and that through participating in our ASK group, individuals and families might gain the desire and/or confidence, to explore other 4-H groups that are geared toward …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/serving-special-needs-drives-this-volunteer/

Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Our volunteers help make clubs, camps, and other educational programs possible so that we can Grow 4-H in Florida!

Our volunteers help make clubs, camps, and other educational programs possible so that we can Grow 4-H in Florida!  Photo …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/08/happy-national-volunteer-appreciation-week/

Leon County Extension Launches “Adopt-a-Garden” Volunteer Program

Leon County Extension Launches “Adopt-a-Garden” Volunteer Program

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/13/leon-county-extension-launches-adopt-a-garden-volunteer-program/

4-H Volunteer Grows Confidence through Gardening Project

4-H School Gardens reach youth who do not have access to 4-H Clubs

4-H School Gardens help youth learn about science, food and nutrition, and life skills such as responsibility.

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/4-h-volunteer-grows-confidence-through-gardening-project/

Tips for the Busy 4-H Volunteer

4-H Club Meeting4-H Volunteers are busy people. Most volunteers volunteer for other organizations outside of 4-H and they are active in their communities. Many volunteers also have children or grandchildren that they care for. Leading a 4-H club should be a fun and rewarding experience. Earlier this month, during …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/26/tips-for-the-busy-4-h-volunteer/

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Helps Everyone Win

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The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation to qualifying taxpayers.

Tax season starts officially on January 31, 2014.  Now is time to start gathering documents and deciding on a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/22/volunteer-income-tax-assistance-vita-helps-everyone-win/

Advanced MG and 4-H Volunteer Training: Vegetable Gardening

Advanced MG and 4-H Volunteer Training: Vegetable Gardening

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/18/advanced-mg-and-4-h-volunteer-training-vegetable-gardening/

How Volunteer Leaders Can Promote 4-H Camp Involvement

1013441_659740687387883_254816366_n[1]One word: Incentives

Youth enjoy 4-H summer camp because it provides a welcoming environment where they can learn and grow.  They get to make new friends and participate in activities like, archery, swimming, canoeing, rocketry, kayaking, arts and crafts, and more.  When they come home from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/05/how-volunteer-leaders-can-promote-4-h-camp-involvement/

Avoid the Dreaded “Volunteer Burnout”

Spring and summer seasons can seem like a busier time than normal for 4-H volunteers.  Between 4-H/Tropicana, shooting sports matches, volunteer trainings and upcoming summer day camps, 4-H becomes a world of its own with wonderful youth development opportunities to teach needed life skills to our youth.  However, with the busy season approaching, concern of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/29/avoid-the-dreaded-volunteer-burnout/

Northwest 4-H Volunteer Fall Forum

Join 4-H volunteers and staff from the panhandle of Florida to learn new ways to engage youth in 4-H programs in a fun and educational way.  The Northwest 4-H Volunteer Forum will be held September 14-15 at 4-H Camp Timpoochee near Niceville Florida.  Teen …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/18/northwest-4-h-volunteer-fall-forum/

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