Level 1 Shooting Sports Training

Up and Coming Training Sessions

November 2 – Ouachita Parish (Air Rifle/BB Gun/Rifle, Archery, Coordinator, and Shotgun)

December 7 – Grant Parish (Air Rifle/BB Gun/Rifle, Archery, and Shotgun – May have other disciplines)

4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Training

Position Title: Discipline Instructor

Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports Program

Time Commitment:Length of service is one year. Renewable.Three-year commitment preferred.Length, duration and frequency of the program to be determined by each parish.

Location:Serve at the parish level.

Type of Position:Volunteer key leader; no direct salary.

Supervision:Shooting Sports parish coordinator and Extension professional in charge of 4-H youth programs.

General Purpose:Be responsible for the overall teaching of knowledge and skills in a specific discipline to 4-H members, ages 9-20.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Stress shooting safety.
  • Coordinate activities with the Shooting Sports parish coordinator.
  • Coach members on proper shooting techniques.
  • Attend parish meetings and activities.
  • Recruit and train assistant instructors as needed.
  • Inform parish coordinator about and help secure needed equipment and facilities.
  • Recruit parents and members.
  • Participate in additional training programs the parish Shooting Sports Committee decides to include.
  • Help plan the yearly program
  • Actively encourage and support members.
  • Encourage members to participate in other 4-H events and activities.
  • Submit an annual report to the parish coordinator.
  • Evaluate all assistant instructors annually and submit the results to the parish coordinator.
  • Promote environmental awareness by participants.

Qualifications Required:

  • Age 21 or older for all disciplines.
  • Ability to work with youth and adults.
  • Have an interest in shooting and some knowledge of shooting techniques.
  • State certification in specific discipline and re-certified as required.
  • Be familiar with 4-H objectives and philosophy and/or willing to learn about them.
  • Moral standards consistent with the 4-H philosophy.

Support to be Provided:

  • Louisiana Shooting Sports instructor training workshop (12 hours minimum)
  • 4-H Shooting Sports curriculum handbook and discipline guides upon completion of the workshop.
  • Local volunteer training programs.
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