Additional Resources

Management and Leadership

Collins, J. (2001). Good to great. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

Hesselbein, F., Goldsmith, M., & Beckhard, R. (Eds). (1997). The organization of the future. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Northouse, P. (2004). Leadership theory and practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Recruitment/Retention

Evans, W., Sicafuse, L., & Killian, E. (2009). 4-H youth worker characteristics: Comparisons with workers from other youth-serving organizations. Journal of Extension, 47(6), 1-8.

McKenzie, J., Jackson, R., & McKenzie, J. (2007). Staff retention in child and family services: The practice of retention focused supervision workbook 2. Michigan State University School of Social Work. Retrieved May 1, 2019 from https://socialwork.msu.edu/sites/default/files/Child-Welfare/docs/Staff%20Retention%20in%20Child%20and%20Family%20Services%20Form.pdf

National Collaboration for Youth. (n.d.). Is youth work for me? Assessment tool. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.careerswithyouth.org/is_a_career_for_me/is_youth_work_for_me_assessment.pdf

Professional Development

Bowie, L., & Bronte-Tinkew, J. (2006). The importance of professional development for youth workers. Child Trends, 1-9. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://www.childtrends.org/publications/the-importance-of-professional-development-for-youth-workers

Building Partnerships for Youth. (2009). Building partnerships for youth. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://cals.arizona.edu/fcs/extension/projects/BPY

National 4-H Headquarters. (2009). 4-H professional and volunteer development. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://4-h.org/professionals/professional-development/.

Meeting Effectively

Babkirk, D. (n.d.). The art of great meetings. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/6102e/

McNamara, C. (2010). Basic guide to conducting effective meetings. USC. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://managers.usc.edu/files/2015/05/Basic-Guide-to-Conducting-Effective-Meetings.pdf

Mind Tools, Ltd. (2006). Meeting agenda template. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from https://www.mindtools.com/CommSkll/RunningMeetings.htm

Rebori, M. (n.d.). How to organize and run effective meetings. University of Nevada-Reno Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.unce.unr.edu/publications/files/cd/other/fs9729.pdf

Program Planning

McNamara, C. (2010). Basic guide to non-profit program design and marketing. Free Management Library. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.managementhelp.org/prog_mng/np_progs.htm

National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth. (2010). Start a youth program. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://rhyclearinghouse.acf.hhs.gov/start-a-youth-program

Collaboration

Basca, B. (2005). Principles for informing and engaging parents. Prevention Brief, 1(1), 1-16. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.ca-sdfsc.org/docs/prevention_brief/SDFSC_Prevention_Brief_May_2005.pdf

Burkhauser, M., Bronte-Tinkew, J., & Kennedy, A. (2008). Building community partnerships: Tips for out-of-school-time programs. Child Trends, 13, 1-8. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from https://www.childtrends.org/publications/building-community-partnerships-tips-for-out-of-school-time-programs

Meek, J. (1992). How to build coalitions. Iowa Cooperative Extension. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM1486A.pdf

Problem Solving Justice. (n.d.). Engaging stakeholders in your project. Center for Court Innovation. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.courtinnovation.org/_uploads/documents/Engaging_Stakeholders_in_Your_Project%5B1%5D.pdf

Workplace Climate

Burkhauser, M., & Metz, A. (2009). Using coaching to provide ongoing support and supervision to out-of-school time staff. Child Trends, 6, 1-6. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://www.childtrends.org/publications/using-coaching-to-provide-ongoing-support-and-supervision-to-out-of-school-time-staff-part-3-in-a-series-on-implementing-evidence-based-practices-in-out-of-school-time-programs-the-role-of-frontline

Pennsylvania State University Cooperative Extension. (2002). Teambuilding facilitation manual: A guide to leading and facilitating team building activities. Retrieved February 16, 2016 from http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/leaders/resources/publications/g0100c-teambuilding-facilitation-manual.pdf

University of North Carolina Ombuds Office. (2006). Informal conflict resolution strategies. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://ombuds.unc.edu/resources/informal-conflict-resolution-strategies/

Volunteer Power. (2010). Ice-breakers, event openers, and team building activities for committees, boards, and volunteer staff meetings. Retrieved March 28, 2011 from http://www.volunteerpower.com/resources/Icebreaker.asp

Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. (n.d.). Ten strategies for conflict resolution. Retrieved May 1, 2019 from https://www.citizensnyc.org/sites/default/files/public-attachments/workshop/conflict_resolution.pdf

Program Quality

Bronte-Tinkew, J., Kahn, J., & Theokas, C. (2008). How can I assess the quality of my program? Tools for out-of-school time program practitioners. Child Trends, 1-8. Retrieved May 1, 2019 from https://www.childtrends.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/2008-10OSTProgramQuality.pdf

Leadership Assessment

Shartle, C. (2010). Leader behavior description questionnaire. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from https://fisher.osu.edu/centers-partnerships/leadership/leader-behavior-description-questionnaire-lbdq