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.
January 5, 2018 | Afraid to delegate? Just answer these three questions to get started.
January 5, 2018 | Feedback can help us improve our skills and attitudes but it can be difficult to give and receive. These tips can help you offer the type of feedback that makes communities stronger.
January 5, 2018 | Listening to understand takes practice and asking questions can help you improve this skill.
January 5, 2018 | Boundaries can change as situations and people change.
January 5, 2018 | Boundaries allow us to cope with the realities of life, find balance and happiness, and keep our priorities in check.
January 5, 2018 | Setting boundaries may be difficult but they yield benefits.
January 4, 2018 | Families have fun and learn together in 4-H.
January 3, 2018 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is a great way to start your year off!
December 29, 2017 | Will you be one of the 41 percent who makes a New Year’s resolution? Learn how you can be successful in accomplishing your goal.
December 22, 2017 | Ever wonder what you might gain from being a volunteer?