The 4-H program depends on the work of thousands of adult volunteers. It seems prudent to understand more about the factors involved in an adult becoming a leader, factors contributing to the leader having a positive experience, and, in particular, the factors causing the leader to end his or her role. In order to better understand the experience of 4-H leaders and the factors contributing to their success, an exit survey was conducted with individuals who had terminated their leadership role. Key reasons for volunteering and leaving are identified.
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White, D. J., & Arnold, M. E. (2003). Why They Come, Why They Go, and Why They Stay: Factors Affecting Volunteerism in 4-H Programs. The Journal of Extension, 41(4), Article 14. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol41/iss4/14