Volunteer Minute Video Series

The Volunteer Minute Video Series provide volunteers and mentors working with youth audiences, as well as parents, with tips for handling some of the most common questions and issues that adults face when interacting with young people. These short videos summarize a topic in five minutes or less, while supplemental articles can provide viewers with additional information.

Writing the Perfect Thank You Note

For more information on this topic, read Writing the perfect thank-you note

The Art of Asking Questions

For more information on this topic, read The art of asking questions

Things to Consider When Posting Online: Questions to Consider

For more information on this topic, read Things to consider when posting online- Part 3: Questions to Consider

Be Prepared to Talk to Youth about the News


For more information on this topic, read Be prepared to talk to youth about the news

Helping Youth Find the Truth

For more information on this topic, read There are always two sides to every story.

Healthy Risk Taking

For more information on this topic, read Healthy risk-taking.

Ready, Set… wait STEM? Or is it STEAM?

For more information on this topic, read Ready, SET…wait STEM? Or is it STEAM?.

Tips for Giving Directions

For more information on this topic, read Tips for giving directions.

Helping Youth Make Decisions

For more information on this topic, read Helping children make decisions- Part 1.

Gaining the Respect of Youth

For more information on this topic, read Gaining the respect of young people.

Maker Spaces: Anytime Anywhere

For more information on this topic, read Maker Space: anytime, anywhere.

The Power of Laughter

For more information on this topic, read The power of laughter. 

How Much Should You Share with Youth

For more information on this topic, read How much should you share with youth?

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