Presentation on theme: "Integrating Community Service in to your 4-H Club Ideas to help you add community service to your club and inspire youth to be proactive."— Presentation transcript:
Integrating Community Service in to your 4-H Club Ideas to help you add community service to your club and inspire youth to be proactive
What is Community Service for Youth? Intended to strengthen young peoples' senses of Civic engagement and community
How Does Community Service Help Youth? helps them achieve their educational, developmental and social goals (Wikipedia, 2012).
Community Service and 4-H Record Books: (Pg 19) Member Requirements/District Awards WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A YEAR END PIN? (Leader makes determination for yearend pin.) Member must have: 1) Completed at least one 4-H project (See project record book for criteria for a completed project) 2) Participated in a community service activity 3) During the year, do at least one presentation 4) Participate in at least one district/community event, representing 4-H
CITIZENSHIP/COMMUNITY SERVICE: (Pg. 20) List activities you did without pay to help others. Include activities done with your club as well as by yourself. News articles written, window displays or other 4-H promotional activities should be included here. Date Who Benefited Type of Service What I Did (Include Number)
Good Feeling Proactive Gratification Thankfulness Satisfaction Contentedness Inspired Enthusiastic
North Pole Ptarmigans Current Community Service opportunities Petting Zoos Pioneers home Adopt a Highway program Christmas cookie deliveries Planting flowers Martin Luther King Day of Service
North Pole Ptarmigans possible additions to our Community Service opportunities Food Bank volunteers Rescue Mission volunteers Adopt a village Adopt a trail Toys for Tots Samaritans Purse Donating to emergency needs
Finding Opportunities Talk to your Local Government officials Ask the club members if they know of special needs. Google it Call shelters
Inspire Leaders, parents get involved. Volunteer with your club. Talk to the club about the needs, show pictures. Let them come up with ideas Encourage the youth when they step out of their comfort zone. Recognize them
Community Service. Wikipedia. (2012). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_service http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_service
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