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Okaloosa County 4-H Volunteers

How to become a 4-H Volunteer

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

Volunteer Resources

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Training Series