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MU Extension Risk Management of Volunteer-Led Programs

  • Format: online
Employee-facing policy site for MU Extension personnel who coordinate volunteer-led Extension programming. Program areas that will benefit from the site include program coordinators for Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, Osher, etc.)* * MO 4-H has its own policy site which includes information on this site plus 4-H-specific policies. 4-H employees having trouble accessing the 4-H policy site should contact Stephanie Femrite.

Site Description

Employee-facing policy site for MU Extension personnel who coordinate volunteer-led Extension programming. Program areas that will benefit from the site include program coordinators for Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, Osher, etc.)

This is NOT a Canvas course. You are free to explore the contents of the site in any order you choose. 

* * MO 4-H has its own policy site which includes information on this site plus 4-H-specific policies. (Missouri 4-H employees should use the 4-H Policy and Procedure site. Contact Stephanie Femrite for assistance with the 4-H Policy and Procedure site.) 

Site Organization

The manual is divided into sections, which are further divided into topics. The sections are listed by headings below (the black text over the gold background). "County Organization" is an example heading.
 
Click on each heading to access the contents. The sections are divided into topics. Under the section "6. Liability," topics appear as tabs. For example, under "6. Liability," the topics of "6.1 Defense and Protection," "6.2 Accident & Illness Insurance," etc., are listed on separate tabs. Clicking on the tab "6.1 Defense and Protection" reveals the University policies and resources related to the topic. 

Objectives

This online policy guide provides risk management policies for program coordinators (faculty and staff) of volunteer-led Extension programs.

Sections include policy information on:
1. Risk Management Overview
2. University Policies
3. Youth Safety
4. Property and Equipment
5. Financial Management
6. Liability 

 Risk Management Policy Site Manager

Eric Jackson, MU Extension's Director of Risk and Volunteer Management reviews and updates the site as needed on a regular basis. If you find something that needs attention, such as a broken link, please contact Eric

For the best user experience, we recommend using  Google Chrome as your browser (Safari for Macintosh). If you don't have Google Chrome installed on your computer, you can download the latest version.

If you have questions or need additional help, please please email Canvas Support. You can find more information on the technical requirements on the Canvas website.