Getting started as 4-H a volunteer is easy–coordinating a 4-H club is a commitment. Be prepared to dedicate significant time to organizing and planning your club’s activities, communicating with parents and members, and getting hands-on to be successful!
The steps for becoming an appointed volunteer are outlined below:
For more detailed information on these steps, please download Becoming a 4-H Volunteer in Sussex County
4-H clubs can get started in several ways, though they all follow the same rules. There are guidance documents and support from the 4-H office and other 4-H leaders to help new leaders get their club started. Below are some basic questions that come up with organizing a 4-H club (links lead to downloads with more detailed information)
What’s needed to start a 4-H club?
What are the first steps for organizing a 4-H club?
These are just some introductory ideas, see How to Start a 4-H Club for more information.
How do you have a successful 4-H club?
What does the 4-H Office provide for 4-H leaders and members?
Project completion certificates and achievement pins are provided when the club leader completes and submits the appropriate forms by the deadlines for these awards.