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Teen Leadership and Development Fact Sheets: Working Effectively With Teen Volunteers



Authors as Published

Tonya T. Price, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development, Virginia Tech; Billie Jean Elmer, Senior Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Virginia Cooperative Extension Surry County Office

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Teen volunteers can be an essential part of your 4-H youth development program. Teens have volumes of excitement and energy on which they can capitalize. Furthermore, they can bring fresh ideas to the table and serve as one of the best resources for recruiting new members of many ages.

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Publication Date

October 2, 2020