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Programs & Events

Walk Georgia

Walk Georgia is a web-based program offered at no cost to all Georgians.  Participants register for Walk Georgia through the website, and track their physical activity data online. When you register for this free Chatham County Extension program you will also gain access to a weekly wellness newsletter with fast and nutritious recipes to make healthy lifestyle choices. 

Healthy Relationship & Marriage Education Training

This training will prepare professionals to understand and teach skills that can empower individuals to form and maintain healthy couple and co-parenting relationships.
September 11, 2015
cost: $65.00 per participant. Bring a friend and save! $110.00 for two participants!
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Space is limited.....register early! To register:


Elevate- Taking your Relationship to the Next Level- 1-day Facilitator Training

During this 1-day training, participants will receive tools and learn strategies to empower individuals with skills that can strengthen couple and family relationships. This 8- hour, hands on curriculum engages couples in learning and parcticing the seven core principles and skills reserach has identified as essential to maintaining healthy and stable relationships.
September 12, 2015
Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
2 Canebrake Rd
Savannah, GA. 31419
Cost: $90.00 or $120 for two participants
registation deadline September 5, 2015
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Portfolio Workshop

Project Achievement Portfolio Workshop- 7th-12th Grade 4-Her's
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
The workshop will enhance your portfolio writing skills, learn how to do a portfolio, and share your project ideas with other 4-Hers
RSVPbu Monday, September 7, 2015 at 912-652-7981

Job Posting
4-H Chatham County AmeriCorps State Member  


The AmeriCorps State program is a federally-funded grant providing U.S. citizens with the opportunity to serve in their own county. The Georgia 4-H AmeriCorps State Member works with the County Extension Agent in planning, developing, and delivering 4-H positive youth development programming including in-school and after school club meetings, camp, and other events that align with the AmeriCorps program objectives.

The AmeriCorps member performs direct-service oriented duties (planning, implementation, and teaching) to assist the County Extension Professional in the day-to-day conduct of programs. In addition, the AmeriCorps member will assist with volunteer management; grant reporting, and transportation of youth. The AmeriCorps member will also assist the AmeriCorps State Program Coordinator in collecting required impact data by administering surveys to youth participants.

Work includes direct service in the community and involves the tasks necessary in planning, developing and directing educational programs directed at youth. This employee must exhibit qualities of independent judgment and a passion for service. Work is performed under general supervision of the County Extension Professional and AmeriCorps Program Director and Coordinator.  

Driving, light lifting, occasional work outdoors in adverse climate   Limited term position: Monday - Friday 8am-5 pm; some nights/weekend as required/needed. 

Applicants must apply through UGA’s online employment system: The official UGA title for AmeriCorps State positions is Community Service Specialist.

For more information contact: Sergia Gabelmann 912-652-7981 or email:

University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)