Jennifer Lobley

Extension Educator, Volunteer DevelopmentJen Lobley
Lafayette and Rawcliffe 4-H Science and Engineering Learning Center
491 College Ave, Orono, ME 04473
Phone: 207.255.3345

Jen’s work focuses on volunteer development and management. She provides support, training and resources to Extension staff and faculty who engage volunteers in programmatic efforts and provides direct training to 4-H volunteers. She is currently collaborating with partners to develop a micro credential for volunteer management. Her research interests include volunteer impact and volunteer engagement for new and under-represented audiences. In addition, she is a co-leader for the UMaine Extension IDI project, working directly with colleagues to help individuals increase cultural competency.


  • Masters of Education, Elementary, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, University of Maine, 1989

Work-related Certificates:

  • Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory, 2021-current

Professional Organizations:

  • National Association of 4-H Extension Agents (NAE4HA)
  • Maine Association of 4-H Extension Agents (MEAE4HA)