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Thriving Youth Programs: Identifying and Welcoming New Volunteers

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Add to Calendar 2023-03-22 10:30:00 2023-03-22 12:00:00 Thriving Youth Programs: Identifying and Welcoming New Volunteers The University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension, Centers for Youth Development, have partnered to offer the youth development brown bag webinar series since 2010. The series, taught by educators from the University of Minnesota  and NDSU Extension, provides research-based information on hot topics, trends and program ideas for youth workers.  The 2022-2023 series focuses on thriving youth programs.  Many youth-serving organizations rely on volunteers to deliver quality programming that helps youth participants thrive. New research in volunteerism indicates that while the intention to volunteer is higher than ever, current and prospective volunteers are also experiencing record-high stress.   Join this session to learn how to convert intention to volunteer into action, with an eye toward equity and belonging. You’ll learn practical tools to grow and sustain a thriving volunteer program, as well as to equip new volunteers to work with community members of all identities. Presenters Marisa Coyne, Volunteer Systems director, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension Kathryn Sharpe, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension Jeremy Freeman, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension Karyn Santl, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension Carrie Ann Olson, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar

Contact

Kari Robideau, Extension professor
robideau@umn.edu 

Meagan Hoffman, NDSU Extension associate professor
meagan.scott@ndsu.edu

The University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension, Centers for Youth Development, have partnered to offer the youth development brown bag webinar series since 2010. The series, taught by educators from the University of Minnesota  and NDSU Extension, provides research-based information on hot topics, trends and program ideas for youth workers.  The 2022-2023 series focuses on thriving youth programs. 

Many youth-serving organizations rely on volunteers to deliver quality programming that helps youth participants thrive. New research in volunteerism indicates that while the intention to volunteer is higher than ever, current and prospective volunteers are also experiencing record-high stress.  

Join this session to learn how to convert intention to volunteer into action, with an eye toward equity and belonging. You’ll learn practical tools to grow and sustain a thriving volunteer program, as well as to equip new volunteers to work with community members of all identities.

Presenters

  • Marisa Coyne, Volunteer Systems director, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Kathryn Sharpe, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Jeremy Freeman, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Karyn Santl, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Carrie Ann Olson, regional Extension educator in Volunteer Systems, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension

Audience

Adults who work with and on behalf of young people

Cost

Free

Registration

Registration is required.

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