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Volunteer Management

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. 


Over 10,000 volunteers guide 4-H members in becoming productive citizens, outstanding communicators, effective leaders and successful learners.

4hOnline Information for Families and Leaders

All counties are using on-line enrollment for families and members.

If you have questions about the on-line enrollment and livestock identification process, please contact your local county Extension office and they will be glad to help you through the process.

When you are ready to enroll, re-enroll, or identify livestock, go to 4HOnline (Iowa login)

State 4-H Recognition Opportunities

Here you can find information about the different opportunities for Iowa 4-H member recognition on the state level. This includes the National 4-H Conference, National 4-H Congress, State 4-H Council, State Project Award, and the State 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Program.

Volunteer Training

Competent, caring adult volunteers are an Essential Element of the Iowa 4-H program. Volunteers contribute their time and talents to 4-H and in return 4-H has the responsibility to provide them with the positive youth development knowledge and skills they need to effectively work with youth. 

Volunteer Resources

This page includes many different links and documents to 4-H Volunteer Resources.