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How to Become a Volunteer

Make a difference in the lives of youth

 

  1.  Decide that you want to help kids grow and explore their futures.
  2.  Check out some of the different volunteer experiences (volunteer roles) with Florida 4-H.
  3.  Contact your local County Extension Office to learn about 4-H in your county and discuss your possibilities with your 4-H Agent.
  4.  Choose a volunteer role and complete an Adult Volunteer Profile through 4-H Online.* (Background screenings are a part of the Volunteer Application process.)
  5.  Successfully complete the annual OYCS Youth Protection Training (using an Internet Explorer web browser). Training results will be e-mailed to the State Volunteer Coordinator (SVC).
  6.  Complete and submit the Florida 4-H Volunteer Packet to your local County Extension Office or Florida State 4-H Headquarters.
  7.  Attend scheduled fingerprinting appointment and await eligibility status from 4-H Agent.
  8.  After you receive your official appointment letter, attend a county orientation and training.
  9.  Prepare to share your skills, knowledge and talents while having Fun with kids! 

http://florida4h.org/volunteers_/

 

https://florida.4honline.com/

 

 Florida 4-H Volunteer Packet

There are many different volunteer roles in Florida 4-H

http://florida4h.org/volunteers/screening/volunteerpacket.pdf

 

Volunteer Roles

There are many different volunteer roles in Florida 4-H

http://florida4h.org/staff/volunteering/files/roles/roles.pdf

 

RESOURCES AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Brian Estevez

4-H Coordinator

bestevez@ufl.edu

3740 Stefani Road

Cantonment, FL 32533

(850) 475-5230

Aly Schortinghouse

4-H Youth Development

Agriculture (Livestock) Agent

aschortinghouse@ufl.edu

 

Jereme Johnson

4-H Program Assistant

johnsonjer@ufl.edu