Aug 26, 2019 | View All Issues
Hello 4-H community,
The Monterey County Fair opens this week with a High Tides and Carnival Rides theme. The Monterey County 4-H Program supports the volunteer opportunities that builds caring, competent, safe and effective volunteers and provides a satisfying and rewarding experience for the adult volunteer that is beneficial to all 4-H members.
For the local 4-H member, there are many activities, contests, volunteer opportunities and responsibilities during this busy fair. This is also a time for both youth and adults to recognize their own limits and boundaries while at the fair.
As an adult volunteer or parent, please be prepared to take personal responsibility for any interpersonal conflicts that may arise, whether with members, parents, guardians, other participating adults and or adult volunteers. Your actions will need to role model positive conflict resolution skills for the 4-H youth members.
In addition, the prohibitive behaviors of 4-H adult volunteers, parents and youth members are set forth by the Youth Development Program (YDP) in the code of conduct: http://4h.ucanr.edu/files/16404.pdf
The Monterey County Fair has adopted their own code of conduct that all exhibitors are to comply with. There are rules to ensure no alcohol is consumed or stored at areas where 4-H youth are gathered in barns and show arenas. Please be considerate to the Fair staff and a role model to the youth who are observing.
Serving as an adult volunteer is a privilege and at the invitation of the University of California. Volunteer participation is supervised by the county 4-H YDP staff and County Director. If you believe you have witnessed inappropriate behavior by an adult acting in their 4-H volunteer role capacity, please be prepa
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