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

May 12, 2015

 Click here for important 4-H dates to remember.

There are many exciting things going on and we don't want you to miss a thing.

Turkey flock
May 11, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is the lead agency responding to avian influenza in Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach will continue to be involved in the response. The College of Veterinary Medicine has posted resources at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/aiv-background-and-resources.

livestock judging
May 26, 2015

Washington County 4-H has had both state and national level success in the livestock judging project area.  All 4-H’ers are invited to be a part of this project.  This project allows livestock exhibitors to learn more about their species.  It’s a great place for beginning showman to meet others who show. Click here for flyer.

Day Camp
May 7, 2015

The Washington County Extension Office announces their Clover University summer day camp dates and topics.   Registrations are still be accepted for camps with openings remaining.  Click here for registration form.

May 7, 2015

A Babysitting Basics Training Course will be offered to help youth learn how to be responsible babysitters.   Topics to be covered include employer expectations, caring for infants and young children, age appropriate toys and activities, safety, emergency, and first aid procedures. 

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