Volunteer

Interested in becoming a new 4-H Volunteer in Hamilton County?  Thanks for your interest!  

It is very important that you become aquainted with the Hamilton County Extension Office and staff as you prepare to begin your journey as a 4-H volunteer.  Your first step will be to contact the County Youth Coordinator.  You can contact the County Youth Coordinator either by clicking this link or by calling the Hamilton County Extension Office at 515-832-9597
After you have made contact with the County Youth Coordinator you will have a meeting at the extension office to discuss how you would like to volunteer for the program.  (Click here for a map to the Hamilton County Extension Office.) You might be interested in helping to put on a project workshop, chaperone an event, or even start your own club.  Once you have discussed with the County Youth Coordinator what type of volunteer role you'd like to fill, they will get you started on the appropriate processes to ensure that the proper enrollment and Child Protection and Risk Management procedures can be completed.

County 4-H News

August 17, 2015

The purpose of 4-H recordkeeping is to teach how to keep records, which is an important life skill. Recordkeeping is an ongoing process that does not end when the 4-H year ends. Youth are encouraged to select from a variety of alternatives to meet their individual recordkeeping needs and learning styles.

November 7, 2014

Forms needed by 4-H Club Officers are available here.

August 27, 2015

All students who are in 5th grade of above may take this course.  Training will take place at the Hamilton County Extension office on September 15, 22 and 29.  Presentations by a nurse, police officer, mothers of young children, experienced baby-sitters, and Extension personnel will be included in the training.

August 25, 2015

A BIG Thank You to NEW Coop Foundation for supporting youth in Hamilton County!

January 12, 2015

Several college 4-H scholarships are available. There are scholarships available for High School Seniors and current college students. Follow this link for more information. Scholarship deadlines vary.

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