Volunteer Connections

Register today and join volunteers from across the North East Region via Zoom to network, learn, and grow your 4-H program!4-h clover

Hosted By The North East Region Volunteerism Team 

Building Strong 4-H Clubs 

November 8, 2023 from 6:30-8:00pm

Clubs are one of the many ways 4-H creates environments and experiences to help youth thrive. Explore the qualities of strong 4-H Clubs, share your success, learn from other volunteers and leave with resources to support you in developing or strengthening your 4-H club.

Creating LGBTQ+ Inclusive Programs 

January 10, 2024 from 6:30-8:00pm 

This interactive workshop aims to increase fluency with LGBTQ+ inclusive concepts and terminology, while connecting you with practices and approaches for creating affirming and supportive spaces for youth of all genders and sexual identities. 

Be a Positive Communicator 

February 13, 2024 from 6:30-8:00pm 

Learn how you can use positive communication strategies to manage difficult situations or conflicts with others. We’ll explore constructive responses and conciliatory gestures and how they can be used to de-escalate conflicts and lead down a path of positive relationship building and understanding. 

Finding Space for Mental Wellness in Every Program 

March 12, 2024 from 6:30-8:00pm 

Join the discussion on best practices in ensuring safety and belonging for all members. We’ll explore the 4-H Healthy Living Mental Wellness program, with a snapshot of our current youth needs, programmatic offerings, resources, and strategies to support mental wellness in any program. 

Animal Science- Strong Relationships & Sportsmanship 

April 9, 2024 from 6:30-8:00pm 

Positive relationships are fundamental to 4-H programs and experiences. Animal Science projects provide authentic opportunities for youth to practice sportsmanship through competitive events and activities. Learn strategies for supporting youth and adults, in the practice of good sportsmanship-being fair, respectful and gracious — whether they win or lose.