How to Become a Volunteer

We may be a little biased, but we think our volunteers are the best ones in the world! Whether they devote a week of their summer to chaperone campers or dedicate hours to helping with or leading a club, they're always working to help our Augusta County youth!

 

Are you interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer? It's easy! Just follow these simple steps: 

1. Contact our office and set up a time to meet with our 4-H Agent, Emmalee Edwards. 

2. You will go through an interview process so that we can get to know you better. 

3. Enroll as a volunteer through 4-H Online and complete the background check (don't worry - we'll walk you through everything!). Here's a tip sheet on 4-H Online to help you through the process. Make sure you fill everything out - especially the references! 

4. Complete volunteer orientation with Emmalee and Ashley. 

5. Buy A LOT of green attire - it's our favorite color around here!

6. Congratulations! Once you complete the steps above, you're officially an Augusta County 4-H volunteer and now a part of the best organization! 

Why You Should Become a 4-H Volunteer

 As a 4-H volunteer, you will have a direct impact on the youth of Augusta County, assisting in developing the next generation of leaders. You will have the opportunity to offer guidance as our members complete hands-on projects in areas relating to agriculture, science, health, and civic engagement. Whether you are a 4-H alumni or never been involved before, you have an ability to make a true change in your community! Join us today!

"The potential for change is a core strength of all youth – a strength that can be built upon. This strength is cause for optimism for it means we can positively influence the life paths of all children." (Lerner, et al. 2013)

"To Make the Best Better"

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