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

Judging 4-H Project
September 19, 2014

Join the ranks of 4-H judges by attending a 4-H Judges Training on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Participants will learn from Iowa State University Extension 4-H staff as well as experienced 4-H judges about how to how to evaluate, educate and encourage youth at county fairs.  The training will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 309 N Main St., Mt Pleasant, from 9 am - 3 pm. on Nov 8, 2014.

4-H 5K
September 11, 2014

4-H staff, county council and youth committee members are coordinating a fun, fall Saturday morning full of events on the Washington County Fairgrounds Saturday, October 4 to celebrate National 4-H Week.   Click here for flyer and registration form.

Robert Emde
September 8, 2014

Robert Emde of Washington County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Eighty-two Iowa counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H.

youth committee
September 5, 2014

4-H in Washington County cannot be what it is today without the many different types of volunteers.  The 4-H Youth Committee is one type of volunteer position.  This 17 member adult group meets monthly to review and plan events for the county.

July 6, 2014

A national animal identification system is necessary to help protect American animal agriculture from disease threats. The ability to find potentially sick or exposed animals early in a disease outbreak is essential to controlling the outbreak quickly.

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