Club leaders oversee the operation of a club and coordinate its activities. Behind-the-scenes volunteers provide support for club activites, events, trainings, etc. County-level volunteers may assist with after-school programs or help at fairs.
For nearly my entire ministry career, I have tried to make reading a regular part of my accountability, a way to grow my knowledge, challenge my thinking, and stay current on the latest and greatest and sometimes worst trends culturally and theologically. But in my best-laid plans my first few years I was stonewalled by the lack of time and the overwhelming amount of materials available. There were just too many books, too many topics, and far too little time to wade through it all.
Teens, Advisors and Parents… 4-H has so much to offer members between the ages of 14 and 18! We know you are busy. We know you want to have fun with friends.
Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership's mission is to build and strengthen emerging young leaders with skills, knowledge and experiences that prepare them to be effective partners for positive change in the Greater Green Bay area. Students will experience many different aspects of the Greater Green Bay area through tours and exploration, and have the opportunity to speak to elected officials, business CEOs, nonprofit managers, members of law enforcement and many more community leaders. Student leaders also work in groups to complete a leadership project, which is required to complete the program. Teen leaders will conquer challenges by working together with community leaders, school administration and local nonprofit organizations by addressing topics such as bullying, drug and alcohol abuse, and school culture, while celebrating all abilities and celebrating abilities based on their passions and collective assessment of leadership opportunities present in our community.
Not only does the book make for enjoyable reading at the surface level, but it also is littered with hidden leadership lessons. As a leader, Ender faces many challenges: isolation, confrontation, and more. He must gain the support and reverence of his subordinates who were formerly peers.
The 4-H junior and teen leadership experience is designed to provide members with the opportunity to learn about the qualities and competencies needed to be a leader. Junior leaders provide assistance, while teen leaders assume more challenging leadership roles. Junior and teen leaders may assist with specific projects or with more general 4-H activities and events.
You should also contact your conference youth department to let them know that you are working on this. They may have resources to help you, and they commonly conduct the seminars required by the curriculum. You may find additional resources at Advent Source.
Read more below about the groups and activities available at the club, county, state, and national levels. The project, which could range from teaching club members a new skill to training new club officers or planning an event, is evaluated throughout the year and recorded in the Teen Leadership Project Record Book. There is a cost to participate.
Recently, I wrote that leaders should be readers. Reading has a host of benefits for those who wish to occupy positions of leadership and develop into more relaxed, empathetic, and well-rounded people. There are a number of wonderful reading lists out there.
Leadership and Self-Deceptionby the Arbinger Institute. This classic by the late Stephen Covey covers seven key habits that successful people in any industry have chosen to embrace: priorities, decision making, goals, etc. Another classic written decades ago, the book covers timeless truths for engaging people and earning the right to be heard. Simple lessons in emotional intelligence.