4-H SPARK Volunteer Academy First Meeting
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4-H SPARK Volunteer Academy First Meeting

4-H SPARK Volunteer Academy First Meeting

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Pinellas County Extension

12520 Ulmerton Road

Largo, FL 33774

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Are you interested in working with youth?

Would you like to share your passions and knowledge with the future generations?

Would you like to learn new skills, such as technology, marketing, teaching, and many more?

...Then the 4-H SPARK Academy may be right for you!

The 4-H SPARK Academy is a 6-week course to train and certify new volunteers to become 4-H project leaders and curriculum facilitators. The class of volunteers will attend trainings on selected dates in May and June for two hours, with each meeting will focusing on a curriculum that is fun and easy to learn. Curriculum to include Urban Agriculture/Gardening, Financial Management, the National Youth Science Day Experiment, Leadership Development, Environmental Science, and Food Science/Nutrition. The 4-H agent, Regional 4-H agent, invited speakers, and two senior volunteers will lead the trainings.

Once the training series is completed, volunteers will become certified 4-H project leaders that can begin teaching and educating in schools, clubs, etc. in Pinellas County. Volunteers will be able to share knowledge they have learned in the training and things they are passionate about with school-aged children in the community. There will be an annual commitment of time volunteered that the certified volunteers must agree to give annually to retain the certification.

This program is completely free and would be great addition to any resume or for anyone that is simply looking to give back to their community.

This event is for the first meeting/training in the six session series.

For more information about 4-H and volunteering with 4-H please visit: http://florida4h.org/volunteers_/

Please contact Alyssa at aslavin@pinellascounty.org or 727-582-2597 with any questions.


All donations are used to support programs at UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County.

Ethnic background and racial information are collected to comply with Federal reporting requirements.



An Equal Opportunity Institution.



"Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this class you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Prior to two working days before the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062 (Voice/TDD)."

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