The purpose of the descriptive study reported here was to describe professional and personal training experiences related to volunteer management and development. A mail questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 4-H Youth Development Agents nationally. 4-H Youth Development agents reported low-levels of participation in volunteer management professional development activities during a 24-month period. However, when asked to identify specific areas of training needed, a long and varied list was generated. Primary needs identified were in the areas of recruitment and motivation, conflict management and liability issues, evaluation, and time management.
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Seevers, B. S., Baca, J. S., & Van Leeuwen, D. (2005). Training Methods and Needs Related to Volunteer Management Competencies of Extension 4-H Youth Development Agents. The Journal of Extension, 43(6), Article 11. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol43/iss6/11