4-H clover Volunteer with 4-H

4-H is unique

  • Our methods are based on research
  • We teach youth to learn by doing
  • Volunteers receive training
  • Youth learn how to solve problems, make decisions and communicate ideas
  • We are the largest youth organization in Minnesota
  • Learn about 4-H

Benefits of volunteering

  • Teach young people in an area of personal passion
  • Feel pride in making a big impact in the lives of others -- both youth and adults
  • Develop or refine your skills
  • Understand your community better
  • Make a positive difference
  • Receive training

Ways to volunteer

  • Assist at an event
  • Teach a topic you enjoy
  • Chaperone
  • Lead a project or club
  • Judge at an event
  • Encourage youth leadership
  • Lead a club or project area

Who can volunteer with 4-H?

Anyone over 18 who cares about young people. You don't need to be a parent or an expert. You will need to complete a background check and some basic training.
Learn more and apply

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