Volunteering with Iowa 4-H

Over 10,000 volunteers guide 4-H members in becoming productive citizens, outstanding communicators, effective leaders, and successful learners.  But just as important as what volunteers give is what they get back!  Iowa 4-H volunteers have shared that:

“My volunteer experience has helped me both professionally and with my family. I seem to look at kids in a different light and try to encourage all to be the best that they can be.”

“I feel a great sense of excitement and pride when youth accomplish something they never thought they could do. It is wonderful to see kids work through a project and feel proud of what they can do. This keeps me volunteering in school and church, as well as the 4-H program. I believe youth can be encouraged to do great things.”

Iowa 4-H needs many volunteers who are willing to share creative ideas, time, talent, and skills to support youth at the community, county, and state level. Are you curious about volunteering for 4-H? Check out our orientation videos  and other volunteer support resources found on the website. Visit with Extension staff in your county office about volunteer opportunities.

If you are a current volunteer – thanks for all you do! 

Iowa 4-H Volunteer Philosophy

 


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