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4-H clover Volunteering with 4-H

Ways to volunteer

  • One-time volunteering, such as helping out at a 4-H event
  • Leading the youngest 4-H'ers -- Cloverbuds in grades K-2
  • Chaperoning a trip
  • Teaching a topic you know a lot about - once or regularly
  • Leading a 4-H club

Learn about all the ways to volunteer.

To find out about volunteer needs in your area, contact your local 4-H office.

Who can volunteer with 4-H?

Anyone age 19+ who cares about young people. You don't need to be a parent or an expert. For some volunteer roles, you will need to complete a background check and have some basic training.

Learn more and apply

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering with 4-H benefits the young people, the community and you -- the volunteer. 

4-H is unique

  • Youth learn how to solve problems, make decisions and communicate ideas
  • We are the largest youth organization in Minnesota
  • Our methods are backed by university research
  • All learning is project-based -- 4-H'ers learn by doing
  • Our volunteers receive ongoing training and support

Learn more about 4-H


To volunteer in your local area, contact your local 4-H office

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