Parent Education Volunteers

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The Parent Education Program of Prince William Cooperative Extension has an opportunity for Volunteers, who are interested in strengthening families by teaching an evidence-based researched parenting program. If you want to help parents/families and improve your own parenting skills, be a volunteer Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)  Group Facilitator.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the next training cycle for Volunteer Parent Educators. This unique opportunity provides training in the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) curriculum and group facilitation skills.

In addition, as a volunteer, your own parenting skills will be enhanced. Candidates must first complete a six-week STEP class and then receive 7.5 hours of training in facilitation and leadership of groups. There is a $65 fee to cover the cost of training materials and a background check. Before the facilitator training, the volunteer must commit to leading (seven-week) parenting classes in the first two years of completing the training. Interested volunteers are asked to please call 703-792-6288 or email [email protected] to participate in the April 2023 training.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech Virginia State University the U.S. Department of Agriculture and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all regardless of race color religion sex age veteran status national origin disability or political affiliation. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Cooperative Extension
Parent Education Program
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas VA 20109
703-792-6288 - [email protected]

Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids services or other accommodations for a workshop or meeting please discuss your accommodation needs at least five days prior to the event with Virginia Cooperative Extension 703-792-6289/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120.