Volunteer With Madison County 4-H
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Volunteers are the Heart of 4-H!
The 4-H Youth Development model is successful because of our caring adult volunteers. These are individuals who want to make a real difference. This impact can be direct through education and mentoring or indirect through various program support roles.
Application and Screening: All 4-H volunteers must APPLY HERE, submit references, satisfactorily complete a background check (every three years), and agree to the 4-H Code of Conduct and Protection of Minors Regulation (annually). We are committed to creating a safe environment for learning and participation, for children and their families. Training and support will be provided, specific to your volunteer responsibilities.
Becoming a 4-H leader may be one of the most rewarding things you do!
Volunteer Role Summaries:
- 4-H Club Leader or Co-Leader. Provides the overall leadership of a club. Club leaders usually meet with their club once or twice a month, working with members and their families to coordinate club activities, including educational programs, community service projects, and fundraising. Time commitment: 5-10 hours per month, including planning time.
- 4-H Project Leader. Leads a specific 4-H Project, such as Agriculture, Cooking, Electric, Presentations, Shooting Sports, Wildlife, etc. Time commitment: Lead 6+ hours of educational instruction, usually 4-6 weeks with 1-2 hours per week for a special interest project (short term commitment); or 5-10 hours per month for a project club (long-term commitment – see club leader description).
- 4-H Activity Leader/Helper. Leads or assists with a variety of activities within 4-H clubs or the county 4-H program. Chaperones 4-H events. Time commitment: varies, as needed.
- Administrative/Managerial. Works behind the scenes. Depending on their skills and preferences, this volunteer may help with fundraising, event planning, managing social media, recruiting new volunteers, or judging 4-H projects. Time commitment: varies.
- Advisory. The 4-H Program Committee is a team of community, civic, and 4-H leaders who work with the 4-H staff to guide and support the local program. Time commitment: Two meetings per year, 2-year term.
Training: Once accepted, volunteers will receive training appropriate for their selected roles. 4-H Club Leaders are required to attend at least 2 training sessions each year.
If you are interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer, contact Misty Varnell, 4-H Agent, to learn more: 828.649.2411 ext. 6 or firstname.lastname@example.org.