Volunteers are truly the backbone of the 4-H program. If you are interested in volunteering with the Brevard County 4-H program, please review the steps below and reach out to Andrea Lazzari, 4-H Agent, at (321) 633-1702 or email@example.com to get started.
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.
- Decide that you want to help kids grow and explore their futures.
- Contact your County 4-H Agent to learn about volunteer opportunities in your county.
- Enroll as a 4-H volunteer through our 4HOnline enrollment system.
- Complete the annual OYCS Youth Protection Training. This can be found under "Trainings" in your 4HOnline profile. There is a quiz you must pass to move on to the next step, but you can take it as many times as necessary.
- Contact your County 4-H Agent to set up a time for a volunteer interview. This can be done in person, over Zoom, or on the phone. You will also submit two references at this time.
- Upon completion of your interview and reference checks, the State 4-H Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you to schedule your fingerprinting session. This will be done at a location convenient to you.
- Attend your scheduled fingerprinting appointment, and anxiously await your eligibility status from the 4-H Agent.
- Prepare to share your skills, knowledge, and talents while having fun with kids!
- Attend county volunteer orientations and trainings throughout the year to better meet the needs of youth.