Volunteer

We always want and need good volunteers. 

There are a variety of ways to volunteer with 4-H depending on your time availability, skills and interests.  Some possibilities include:

  • School enrichment programs
  • Project mentoring connected to your current hobby
  • Guest speakers for club meetings
  • Day camp group leaders
  • Supervise/chaperone youth events
  • Paperwork/data entry in the office
  • County fair assistance
  • Club leader
  • Alumni Association Information     Membership Form

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811, for more information on volunteering with the 4-H youth of Washington County.

County 4-H News

dog agility
March 16, 2017

4-H’ers interested in the Dog Project are strongly encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Saturday, April 1, 10:30 a.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. Department superintendents will discuss deadlines, records, scoring, training suggestions and dog workout schedules.

boy showing black calf
March 7, 2017

Join us for an IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show on Saturday, April 15 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21. Click here for flyer.

March 5, 2017

The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa.  Click here for application.

January 13, 2017

There will be a Poultry Workshop on Saturday, April 8, from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Washington County Extension Office.  It will cover several important health and basic nutrition topics as well as the timely Veterinary Feed Directive and how that affects poultry.  AND you will get to build your own egg candler!!!   Click for flyer.

December 5, 2016

A veterinary feed directive (VFD) is a written statement given to an animal owner by a veterinarian that is similar to a prescription.  Youth must obtain a VFD order from their veterinarian to get the VFD feed.  Click here for guide.

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