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Essential Elements Virtual Volunteer Training

April 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Essential Elements Virtual Volunteer Training

To help youth development professionals understand the importance of positive development by presenting the 4-H Essential Elements as central to helping youth become competent and contributing adults. The curriculum provides a wealth of resources to 1) engage youth development professionals (4-H agents/educators/volunteers) in building the capacity of volunteers, and 2) perpetuate the Essential Elements in programs.

Monday, April 27th 12:00-2:00 PM MST



  1. Welcome and Purpose: Cynthia Pierfax
  2. Zoom’s Features Review
  3. Introduction to the Essential Elements Curriculum-Cynthia Pierfax
  4. Lesson 1: The Key Ingredients-Madelynne Cera
  5. Lesson 2: A Positive Relationship with a Caring Adult-Amber Simon
  6. Lesson 3: Creating the Safety Zone-Hendrix Broussard and John Ferguson
  7. Session 4: An Inclusive Environment-Hendrix Broussard and John Ferguson
  8. Questions/Comments-Cynthia Pierfax


Tuesday, April 28th, 12:00-2:00 PM MST


  I.            Welcome and Review of Monday’s Activities

II.            Session 5: Engagement in Learning-Cynthia Pierfax

III.            Session 6: Opportunity for Mastery-Madelynne Cera

IV.            Session 7: Opportunity to See Oneself As an Active Participant in the Future-Amber Simon

V.            Session 8: Opportunity for Self-Determination-Jeremy Peaches

VI.            Session 9: Opportunity to Value and Practice Service to Others-Jeremy Peaches

VII.            Closing and Evaluation-Cynthia Pierfax




April 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Madelynne Cera
(915) 771-2354
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