4-H volunteers Hanan Bawzer and Mohamed Ahmed created a 4-H program that helps middle school-aged youth explore their identities and find a sense of belonging.
4-H volunteers Rachel Kucera and Julie Hellendrung work with their club members to bring 4-H and horse experiences to youth not yet involved in the program– specifically those with disabilities.
As a deaf person, 4-H volunteer Felicia Lee didn’t know what to expect when she signed up to work with a hearing 4-H program in Ramsey County, but she and the youth members have been positively impacted.
4-H alumna and volunteer Beth Johnson received the 2023 Minnesota 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award for her years of dedication to 4-H youth.
Brown County 4-H volunteer Allysa Kelton has received the 2023 Minnesota 4-H Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year Award for her exemplary service to 4-H.
Our team at the Extension Center for Youth Development was curious about the impact of being a 4-H volunteer. My colleague Sam Grant, along with other 4-H youth development professionals, set out to answer this question. Over 200 of you responded to our research survey. Here’s what you told us.