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Become a 4-H Volunteer

Posted by tammy.folks | November 3, 2017

We are glad you want to become a 4-H Volunteer!

Here are the types of volunteers:

a) General Club Leader – this individual is responsible for the overall management of each 4-H club.

b) Project Leader – This individual is responsible for leading the various projects within each 4-H club.

c) Activity Leader – This individual is responsible for various activities including fund raising, record keeping, community service, etc. This can be done for a club or program. The individual will be working with youth in the completion of duties.

d) Resource Volunteer – This individual is responsible for assisting with various 4-H events and activities but has no direct supervision of, or unsupervised access to, 4-H youth.

e) Administrative Volunteer – This individual is responsible for the overall organization and leadership of general program areas, organization of county-wide events, etc.

What are the steps to becoming a 4-H Volunteer?

If you are interested, please contact the Ferry Extension Office at 509-775-5225 x1116 for more complete information. We will walk you through the process step by step. Generally it includes the following:

1. Submit a signed and completed WSU 4-H Volunteer Application form.

2. Provide three references with contact information.

3. Complete online training modules.

4. Complete a criminal background screening through Sterling Volunteers.

5. Participate in an interview with WSU faculty or staff.

6. Enroll as a volunteer within the 4honline system and complete all authorization forms.