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

brick patio
May 20, 2018

Help remember those special 4-H events and people by purchasing a commemorative brick for the patio in front of the Washington County Extension office.  Proceeds go to the Washington County Endowment.  Click here.

STEM logo
October 9, 2018

Washington County Extension and Keota Elementary PTO are excited to announce a new After School STEM Club is now taking registrations for the November club. This opportunity is open to any 4th-6th grade Keota Elementary student.  Click here for registration.

October 9, 2018

This year Washington County is celebrating 100 years of organized county extension work. This long-established partnership with Iowa State University provides local citizens with access to education and university research, said Nancy Adrian, Washington County Extension director.  The celebration will be held in conjunction with the Thursday Farmer’s Market in Washington and a Washington Chamber of Commerce Alive After Five on October 11. Activities kick off at 5:00 with the opening of the market and the official ribbon cutting celebrating the 100th Anniversary.  Click here for flyer.

girl in kitchen
September 21, 2018

Kids in the Kitchen is a new afterschool club to teach members to have kitchen sense and safety while they learn about the major food groups and making healthy choices for their growing bodies. Members will explore the tasty fun of the kitchen through new recipes each week. Click here for flyer.

January 1, 2017

A veterinary feed directive (VFD) is a written statement given to an animal owner by a veterinarian that is similar to a prescription.  Youth must obtain a VFD order from their veterinarian to get the VFD feed.  Click here for guide.

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