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Volunteer Training

Working with Youth Ages 12 to 14 - at young people mature into the teenage years, they want to be liked by their friends. The opinions of their friends are more important than adults'. Learn how to help youth navigate a time of physical and emotional change.

Download Quick Guide for Ages 12-14

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).