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

 
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

4-Her mentoring Clover Kid with sheep project
July 8, 2021

One unique event to the Washington County Fair is the Clover Kid sheep mentoring program.  This class pairs a 3rd grade Clover Kid with a 4-H sheep showman.

Participant with baby during babysitting class
July 6, 2021

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. 

Washington County Fair logo
June 25, 2021

Washington County 4-H/FFA members, leaders, and parents are reminded of the July 1 fair entry deadline.

4-H Fuels Wellness
December 15, 2020

Iowa 4-H continues to make the safety, health, and wellness of youth and families a priority.  They have compiled a list of resources and links helpful in working with youth and teens teaching mindfulness and mental health. 

April 8, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering seven online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs. 

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