Orientation is the process of familiarizing volunteers with Extension and their new duties. Orientation begins with the first contact between a volunteer and the Extension staff. The orientation step is fundamental to getting the best and most from Extension volunteers.
The module is a complete set of information for guiding PDC members in their responsibilities. It includes a PowerPoint presentation) complete with presenter's guide and audience handouts) and other resources for expanding PDCs and working with elected officials.
Extension Council Handbook
(see pages 10, 11, 21 and 31): This resource details the role of PDCs as a portion of the state and federal laws for Cooperative Extension.
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