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HOW TO BECOME A 4-H VOLUNTEER

Check out these easy steps to learn how to become a 4-H volunteer. There are many roles a 4-H volunteer can fill, including Club Leader, Club Co-Leader, SPIN Club Leader, Horse Program Volunteer, Mentor, Advisory Committee Member, and more.  Contact your 4-H Agent for more information, and to get started on the volunteer application process.

  1. Decide that you want to help kids grow and explore their futures.
  2. Check out some of the many different volunteer roles with Florida 4-H.
  3. Contact your County 4-H Agent to learn about volunteer opportunities in your county, and to set a date for an in-person meeting.
  4. Once you’ve met with your local 4-H Agent, enroll in 4HOnline as a volunteer at 4honline.com.
  5. Complete the annual OYCS Youth Protection Training (this must be completed in Internet Explorer). Your training results will be emailed to the State Volunteer Coordinator.
  6. Complete and submit the Florida 4-H Volunteer Packet to Florida 4-H State Headquarters.
  7. Attend your scheduled fingerprinting appointment (you’ll schedule this with the State Volunteer Coordinator once they receive all of the above documents from you) and await your eligibility status from the 4-H Agent.
  8. Attend a county orientation and training.
  9. Prepare to share your skills, knowledge, and talents while having fun with kids!

 

4-H VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

Club Planning Documents

OYCS Youth Protection Training Video

Club Charter Request Form 

2018-2019 4-H Year Volunteer Checklist

2019 Leader Training PowerPoint

4-H Curriculum Clearinghouse

4-H Policies & Best Management Practices

Volunteer Training Series

Additional Volunteer Resources

 Volunteer Application Packet 


Contact

Andrea Lazzari, 4-H Agent

321.633.1702 ext. 52322

a.lazzari11@ufl.edu

Gus Koerner, 4-H Program Assistant

gkoerner@ufl.edu

Keith Newman, 4-H Program Assistant and Community Garden Manager

keith.newman@ufl.edu

Resources

Volunteer Registration

Brevard 4-H Grievance Policy