Opportunity Details

4-H Youth Development Club Volunteers

Volunteer Position Purpose

Manage 4-H clubs and support youths

Background:

4-H is the largest youth development organization in the country with nearly 6 million youths involved.  One in six adults are 4-H alumni. The main focus of 4-H is to empower youths to develop their leadership, community service, and life skills by working with dedicated and caring volunteers through a “learn by doing” approach.

While 4-H has its roots grounded in agriculture and county fairs, it has spread to 3,150 counties and cities in the United States and over 80 other countries. It involves much more than agricultural learning. Nearly 3.1 million urban and suburban youths take part in the program. We are currently looking for volunteers that would like to build clubs on any topic of interest, such as, dogs, sewing, robotics, or sports.

Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise youth in club meetings
  • Encourage, mentor, and be a positive role model for all youth members
  • Maintain club schedule
  • Help facilitate curriculum/learning goals

Qualifications, Skills, & Requirements:

  • Desire to help youth succeed
  • Be able to step back and let youths lead
  • Interest and passion in ANY subject matter that you're willing to share
  • Patience

Time Commitment:

  • Flexible - meetings occur on a regular schedule, but that shedule is up to each individual club (e.g., monthly, bimonthly, weekly)
  • Location is flexible

Other Information (if applicable):

  • Volunteers need to go through a screening process, which includes a background check and leader training
Children & Youth Education

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 12/31/2022
Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Monday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Thursday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Friday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
  • Saturday: 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Sharon Toth

After Expressing interest in one or more dates and times you'd like to volunteer, your availability will be sent to the Opportunity Leader who will review and confirm when you should attend.

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