It is the responsibility of the Extension Educator to see that the all programs and events are adequately supervised, chaperoned and appropriate standards followed. The following are minimum standards.
As members of a youth serving organization it is important that adults are aware of their responsibility for child safety. Our hope is that all children will live in a safe environment but we know that children are exposed to neglect and abuse. We have a responsibility to educate ourselves and the children with whom we work about the risks to the welfare of a child.
In order to assure that the 4-H Youth Development Program of Penn State Extension provides positive environments for all individuals to learn and grow, participants agree to abide by these expectations of behavior.
The federal Cooperative Extension, which administers the national 4-H Club program, invites and appreciates the cooperation of all organizations, agencies, and individuals whose interest, products, or services will contribute to the educational effort of the Cooperative Extension as conducted through the 4-H Club program. When a new 4-H club forms, the volunteer leader is given authorization to use the 4-H name and emblem
Every volunteer has the right. . .
New Volunteer Orientation Policy and Procedure