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Become an Adult Leader

Become a 4-H Adult Leader

Our volunteers are a key part of the 4-H Youth Development Program.

By volunteering, you are helping to grow the skills of 4-H youth to be our future leaders.

Ways You Can Volunteer    To All Henderson County 4-H Club Volunteers 2020 | North Carolina  Cooperative Extension

Volunteering in 4-H is flexible and rewarding.  Share your expertise and experience with the youth and other volunteers to make things happen!

Provide administrative support for a 4-H club.

Share your expertise with 4-H youth.

Help shape 4-H in California!

Spend a day or a few hours evaluating 4-H presentations and competitions.

Support 4-H'ers as they plan and execute activities & events

All 4-H volunteers must apply and be appointed annually.

 Process to become a new 4-H Adult Volunteer     

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  1. Find a club
    1. 4-H San Benito County clubs
    2.  Contact Julie Katawicz at 831-637-5346 x 13, mobile 831-205-3180 or jkatawicz@ucanr.edu in the San Benito Extension office
    3. Contact the club leader to learn more about the volunteer opportunities available in the club.
  2. Screening Process
    1. Complete the 4-H Volunteer Interest Survey in English or Spanish.
    2. Complete a California Department of Justice Live Scan background check.
    3. Download the Request for Live Scan Service Applicant Submission Form
      1. Take the forms with you to a Live Scan location and get fingerprinted.
      2. Adult volunteers are responsible for paying any fees charged at the Live Scan location.
    4. New adult leader Online Training
      1. Enrollment Key: call 4-H office (831) 637-5346 x13, mobile 831-205-3180 or email jkatawicz@ucanr.edu for this information. 
    5. Create an adult volunteer profile on 4hOnline.*
    6. 2020-2021 New Adult Leader Enrollment Fee with cash/check discount schedule: 
      1. Adult Volunteer Membership (renewal or new):  $24.00 
      2. On-Line payment system (additional charges may apply) 
      3. Please contact the club leaderto find out when and how to get this payment to the club treasurer.
      4. Approval

The County Director reviews and approves 4-H volunteer appointments after:

  • You are signed up in 4hOnline.
  • You have passed the screening process.
  • You have completed all of the online New Volunteer training required.

Once you are approved, the fun begins!  Thank you for joining our 4-H family!