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Volunteer Training

Working with Youth Ages 8 to 11 - at this age, children are active and full of energy. They look for adult approval and need to be accepted. Discover how you can meet those needs.

Download Quick Guide for Ages 8-11

An Extension Pledge: Keeping Youth Safe

All 4-H and University of Illinois Extension volunteers who work with youth are required to complete the An Extension Pledge: Keeping Youth Safe course as part of their volunteer commitment to the University of Illinois. We hope that by completing this training, you will know what to do when you are acting as an Extension volunteer and you suspect a child is being abused or neglected. This training is part of the University of Illinois Abuse and Neglect Child Reporting Act (ANCRA).