Volunteers

The greatness of 4-H is found within the power that volunteers and parents have to change the lives of youth. 4-H volunteer leaders and parents work with and support youth in their development of various skills, enabling them to reach their fullest potential.
  • General/Organizational Leaders - Organize, enroll and lead 4-H youth in a variety of projects.
  • Project Leaders - Provide leadership in a specific project area in clubs, schools, after-school clubs, camps, etc.
  • Activity Leaders - Organize or assist with a 4-H activity or event.
  • Resource Volunteers - Resource Leaders (Event Judges or Chaperones/Drivers), Business Owners, Council Members and Board Members.
4-H Adult Volunteers
4-H Young Adult Volunteers

Young Adults

  • Collegiate 4-H Leaders - USU Students who join the Collegiate 4-H Club serve in a variety of leadership roles.
  • 4-H Mentors - Young Adults can mentor youth ages 10-14 and their families through YFP.

Teens

  • Junior Leaders - 4-H Youth in 7th & 8th grade assist adult leaders in clubs and activities.
  • Teen Leaders - 4-H youth in grades 9-12 serve as club leaders of their own clubs with an adult assistant.
  • Teen Council Members - 4-H Youth in grades 9-12 help to plan and direct the 4-H program in their county.
4-H Teen Volunteers

Ready to Make a Difference?
 
Contact your local county office to find out what clubs and projects are going in your area. Let your county staff know what interests or areas of expertise you have to share with youth in your area. If you are interested in forming a club or becoming a Leader in  4-H, check out the Volunteer Leader Application Packet (black and white printing) or Volunteer Leader Application Packet (color printing).

Remember, no previous experience is necessary, just the desire to have fun and learn together as a club.

 Online Volunteer Training

4-H Volunteer e-Learning Course - This resource is a wonderful set of interactive, online training modules that have been designed to help potential 4-H volunteers, new, current, and re-entering volunteers, and others who want to learn about 4-H.  Those who take advantage of this resource will gain a better understanding of the 4-H Youth Development Program and will be better prepared to work with youth.

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