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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

August 13, 2019

Achieving the Extension Mission Through Volunteers - Professional Development Opportunity

Submitted by Shane Potter

Achieving the Extension Mission Through Volunteers, is an online cohort course designed to build staff and organizational capacity around volunteer management and development. The course targets Extension professionals across all subject matter areas who work with volunteers to enhance and deliver Extension programs. This course is brought to you by the North Central Region Volunteer Specialists.

Check out the new YouTube promoting the course: https://youtu.be/3CJebZ1g3jA. It includes Mike Maddox, a course facilitator and past participant.

Recruitment is beginning now for participation in the 2020 cohorts! Spots are limited. Register early to be included in this national cohort learning experience. During the six-week period, participants will engage in pre-recorded sessions; readings; activities and three live webinars. Staff will also develop connections with colleagues from other states as they share ideas, provide feedback on volunteer management concepts and explore strategies to meet the needs of new volunteers.

Staff members in the North Central Region are eligible for early registration at a reduced cost of $100.

Check out:
Course Recruitment flyer: course overview, testimonials from past participants, and registration details for professional development being offered on a national level January 27-March 16, 2010
2020 Course Handbook: Detailed course outline

Click Here to Register. Staff who are not from Minnesota need to create a Guest Account to register. Use the following code, NCRVS, when you check out after registering to receive the reduced rate. Register early. The course fills quickly.

If you have any questions about the online course or how to register, please contact Shane Potter, potters@ksu.edu, or 785-532-0747.