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ERIC Number: ED019168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-May
Pages: 27
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Reference Count: 0
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DEVELOPMENT OF 4-H COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS.
METCALFE, WILLIAM W.
A 4-H COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION IS DEFINED AS ANY ORGANIZED GROUP WITHIN THE COMLUNITY WHICH ASSUMES THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND THE DIRECTION OF, 4-H CLUB WORK WITHIN THAT COMMUNITY. THE FUNDAMENTAL GUIDING PRINCIPLES AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT AND THE VOLUNTEER LAY LEADER IN 4-H COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS ARE FORMULATED BY CONSIDERING THE SCOPE AND CHARACTER OF THE 4-H PROGRAM, ITS SOCIAL STRUCTURES, THE PHILOSOPHY OF 4-H CLUB WORK, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES IN DEVELOPING COMMUNITY YOUTH PROGRAMS, EXPERT OPINION, AND THE ROLE OF PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM. PROCEDURAL STEPS AND IMPLEMENTATION CRITERIA GIVEN FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A 4-H COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION ARE--SELECTION OF CANDIDATES, PROCEDURES USED IN VISITATION OF PROMISING CANDIDATES, AND THE STRUCTURE OF THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS PROGRAM. DESIGNED AS A GUIDE FOR PROFESSIONAL 4-H EXTENSION WORKERS, THIS PUBLICATION IS NOT TO BE USED BY LAY LEADERS WITHOUT INTERPRETATION AND ASSISTANCE FROM PROFESSIONAL 4-H STAFF. APPENDICES LIST DUTIES AND OBJECTIVES OF MASSACHUSETTS EXTENSION AGENTS, THE FUNCTION OF THE ORGANIZATION, AND A GLOSSARY OF SIGNIFICANT TERMS USED IN THE PUBLICATIONS. (BR)
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Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst.
Identifiers: 4-H CLUBS