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1. Casteel, Robbie B. Volunteer Management Needs Assessment of the Tennessee 4-H Program.

Degree: MS, Agriculture and Extension Education, 2010, University of Tennessee – Knoxville

The purpose of this descriptive study was to conduct a state-wide needs assessment of Tennessee 4-H Youth Development Extension Agents to determine the perception in working with 4-H Volunteer Leaders and the knowledge level of volunteer management. This study also determined the need for a formalized 4-H Volunteer Leader management system. Targeted participants were University of Tennessee (UT) Extension Agents and Tennessee State University (TSU) Extension Agents with 4-H job responsibility. Participants were asked to complete a four part questionnaire instrument. Components one through three of the instrument were used to determine the need for a formalized 4-H Volunteer Leader management system, the knowledge level in managing and the perception of working with 4-H Volunteer Leaders. The final component was used to collect demographic information. After completion of a pilot study, 161 Extension Agents were targeted to participate in the study. The questionnaire was administered on web-based data collection system known as Survey Monkey. Results indicated 90% of Extension Agents agreed there is a need for readily available, web-based materials. Results also indicated a need (66% agreeing) for a comprehensive 4-H Volunteer Leader management system. Also, results found high proficiencies, up to 97%, in both knowledge levels of managing 4-H Volunteer Leaders and perceptions of working with 4-H Volunteer Leaders. Demographic information was correlated among measures of knowledge, perception and the need for a formalized 4-H Volunteer Leader management system. Significant correlations were found between risk management of 4-H Volunteer Leaders and Extension tenure, also between Extension tenure and the perception of 4-H Volunteer Leaders being welcome within the school system. Significant correlations were also between recruiting volunteers and outside of Extension volunteer/employee management; between outside of Extension volunteer/employee management and removing 4-H Volunteer Leaders. Implications indicate a need for additional resources to provide training and information for both agents and 4-H Volunteer Leaders. Findings also indicate materials should be web-based for easy access for both agent and 4-H Volunteer Leader use. Data responses show there is a need for a formalized 4-H Volunteer Leader management system that would encompass all aspects from recruitment to retention of 4-H Volunteer Leaders. Advisors/Committee Members: Bryan Q. Patterson, Carrie Ann Stephens, H. Dwight Loveday.

Subjects/Keywords: 4-H; Volunteer Management; Needs Assessment; Tennessee; Volunteers; Other Educational Administration and Supervision

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APA (6th Edition):

Casteel, R. B. (2010). Volunteer Management Needs Assessment of the Tennessee 4-H Program. (Thesis). University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Retrieved from https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/611

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Casteel, Robbie B. “Volunteer Management Needs Assessment of the Tennessee 4-H Program.” 2010. Thesis, University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Accessed February 18, 2019. https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/611.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Casteel, Robbie B. “Volunteer Management Needs Assessment of the Tennessee 4-H Program.” 2010. Web. 18 Feb 2019.

Vancouver:

Casteel RB. Volunteer Management Needs Assessment of the Tennessee 4-H Program. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Tennessee – Knoxville; 2010. [cited 2019 Feb 18]. Available from: https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/611.

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Council of Science Editors:

Casteel RB. Volunteer Management Needs Assessment of the Tennessee 4-H Program. [Thesis]. University of Tennessee – Knoxville; 2010. Available from: https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/611

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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