This is one publication in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. This series is intended to prepare UF/IFAS Extension county faculty, staff, volunteers, and youth to satisfactorily complete the important task of providing best practices in risk management strategies. This 4-page document provides a checklist that will help during 4-H event and activity planning. Written by Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, and Sarah Hensley and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, March 2018.
Florida 4-H programs offered to children ages 5 to 7 are called 4-H Cloverbud programs and are a component of the Florida 4-H Youth Development Program. The goal of the Florida 4-H Cloverbud program is to offer age-appropriate, fun, and exploratory learning experiences for children in the 5 to 7 age group. This 5-page fact sheet describes the best management practices 4-H faculty and volunteers should use when teaching and interacting with this age group. Written by Amanda Squitieri and Sarah Hensley, and published by the UF Department of 4-H Youth Development, July 2015.
The duties and responsibilities of each of the club officer roles are outlined in this helpful guide. It also includes a 4-H club meeting checklist and information about club performance recognition. This 12-page fact sheet was written by Judith Levings, Ali Baker, Sarah Hensley, Stacey Ellison, and published by the UF Department of 4-H Youth Development, September 2014.
Being the treasurer is a very important position in your club. Your fellow 4-H Club Members have shown their confidence in you by letting you have this responsibility. As treasurer, you will be responsible for taking care of the club’s money, bank accounts, or other money matters. This 32-page manual and record book has been updated by Judith Levings, Sarah Hensley, and Stacey Ellison, and published by the UF Department of 4-H Youth Development, September 2014.
Adult volunteers who share knowledge and skills with youth as project leaders and mentors are critical to the success of 4-H. This 20-page guide provides an overview of the standards that guide the development and delivery of 4-H projects. For volunteers new to being a Florida 4-H Project Leader, the contents of this guide cover the basics of elements of 4-H that every project leader should learn. Written by Georgene Bender, Joy C. Jordan, Amanda Thein, Sarah Hensley, and Karen Henry, and published by the UF Department of 4-H Youth Development, March 2011.