DOVIA of Northwest Ohio Partnership

DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers In Agencies) of Northwest Ohio 2019

Respecting the Tough Work, Patrice Powers-Barker

February  28, 2019, 12-1:30 pm 
Metroparks, Toledo Botanical Gardens Conference Room



Previous Presentation

Friday November 2, 2018

DOVIA of Northwest Ohio 2018 Conference

Breakout Session #3: Respecting the Tough Work, Patrice Powers-Barker

Resources & Links discussed in the presentation:

Tough Work: Understanding and Serving People in Poverty While Caring for Yourself is a volunteer training written by Kathy Michelich, Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State University Extension, Warren County, Lebanon, OH. 2013

  • total 4 hours of training for volunteers
  • Early Spring 2019, OSU Extension, Lucas County will be looking for host sites to promote and offer to volunteers
  • Contacts: Holly Ball at   or Patrice Powers-Barker at

How to find your local county Extension office?

Live Smart Ohio, OSU Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences Blog

Count CALM Down for the Holidays 2018, 6-week email wellness challenge

Mindful Wellness

Dine-In Day 2018

OSU Extension, Lucas County