County Youth Committees are vital partners in fulfilling the mission of 4-H at the county level. Members are youth and adults from the county who are committed to taking an active role in the decision-making, planning, conducting and evaluating of county 4-H programs.
Stay up-to-date with upcoming events and opportunities with 4-H! Check back often as information will be added as new opportunities become available.
Volunteer Training Modules ARCHIVE and Resources
You can help your child's Clover Kid group or start one of your own! We will give you the information, training, and other help to get you started. All volunteers must go through a background screening and attend training. Contact your county Extension office to get started.
The purpose of this is to promote children’s positive development through cooperative learning and developmentally appropriate practices. To provide opportunities for K-3 youth to practice 5 life skills: self-understanding, social interaction, decision-making, learning to learn, and mastering physical skills.
Archive of volunteer training modules
General Exhibit Judges In-person Training
These volunteer trainings are available for other 4-H programs to use but please give credit to Iowa State University Extension & Outreach 4-H. This website is intended to be for staff only.
We need to ensure that risks to the the 4-H program, the county extension districts, and Iowa State University are minimized and properly managed. Most importantly, we need to ensure that our most critical assets - our 4-H members - are protected.
Welcome! Below are five videos designed to provide potential volunteers information about the Iowa 4-H program. We hope you find these videos informative and get you excited about choosing a volunteer role. Caring, competent volunteers play an essential role in empowering young people to reach their full potential. We hope you become part of the 4-H Family!
To judge 4-H exhibits you must watch the State Fair Update Webinar and access the training items in the list below pertaining to the areas in which you with to judge. Your county Extension office or the county you are judging in should also provide project and judges tips sheets to you on request.