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Washington State University Extension

County Opportunities

County Ambassador

Eligibility: Teens grades 7-10
Positions: 2-4 per county, one new each year
Term: 2 year term
Application Instructions: Position Description
Selection: Made by counties, preferably by District Rallies

Mission Statement
The mission of the Washington State 4-H County Ambassador Program is to assist middle school teens build and strengthen inter-personal and leadership skills, empowering their development into confident leaders and citizens, which will result in a stronger county 4-H program and local community. Students will actively partner with 4-H staff, volunteers, and other youth in order to improve and facilitate communication throughout their district, and organize district youth programs and 4-H youth development.

Vision Statement
To better prepare youth for the roles of active citizenship during their teen years and as adults.


  • Actively enrolled in 4-H for two years
  • In a club leadership role for a minimum of one year
  • A positive and active participant in county teen programs (where applicable)
  • Involved in organizing community service projects at the club level
  • Consistent in attendance and an active participant in club/project related activities and meetings
  • Endorsed by club leader and county office