Justin Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 W. Circle Drive, Room 246
East Lansing, MI 48824
Michigan State University Extension
Jennifer Weichel is the Volunteer Specialist for Michigan State University Extension. She has been with MSU Extension for 22 years and has served as an Extension Educator, Supervisor and Coach. Jennifer received her Master’s degree from the University of Michigan in Public Administration and enjoys developing resources for teen and adult volunteers and the volunteer administrators that support them. She received the National Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Staff in 2010.
Jennifer has presented at the National Extension Conference on Volunteerism, the Non-Profit Super Conference and has conducted workshops for numerous groups including the Capital Area United Way, Leadership Shiawassee and the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the Volunteerism Area of Expertise Team for MSUE that produced the Achieving Success through Volunteers Curriculum. Jennifer enjoys working with leaders and staff across the state. Jennifer and her husband Larry have two sons to keep them on the go and enjoy being active in their community, church and school.
October 6, 2017 | Think carefully before you volunteer again so you are the happy and successful volunteer you were meant to be.
August 7, 2017 | Discover the difference 4-H volunteers make.
August 4, 2017 | Appreciate the adults and the roles they fill at fair.
August 3, 2017 | Appreciate what happens at the fair for youth participants.
June 6, 2017 | Listing ingredients when possible will put participants who have food allergies at ease, and is also a great opportunity to teach nutritional lessons.
May 19, 2017 | By figuring out if the issue is related to character, competency or chemistry, you will find it easier to resolve the issue.
April 27, 2017 | Recognize the volunteers in your program with this appreciation note and goody bag.
April 27, 2017 | Be the parent or volunteer that brings joy, not headaches, with these easy tips.
March 20, 2017 | Profits, proceeds and fundraising in 4-H.
March 17, 2017 | Take the mystery out of your fundraising efforts by answering these questions.