4-H Club Volunteers
Information about the range of 4-H volunteer opportunities in West Virginia, resources
for 4-H club volunteers, and information about 4-H volunteer award and recognition
Volunteer with West Virginia 4-H
If you're interested in becoming a West Virginia 4-H volunteer, learn about the volunteer process.
Can Volunteers Grow with 4-H Too?
West Virginia 4-H offers a variety of opportunity for volunteers to grow through their service, including:
- Lasting friendships with other 4-H volunteers
- Opportunities to connect with youth
- Developing a strong sense of community
- Opportunities to take on leadership roles
- Increase skills
- Being a positive change
- Developing a lasting legacy
4-H Volunteer Events
Jul 20 - Jul 21
Each summer WVU 4-H hosts two (2) statewide Alpha Camps; Alpha I and Alpha II. At Alpha camp, campers participate in workshops; build teamwork and leadership skills within...
Aug 8 - Aug 20
The 4-H Exhibit at the State Fair of West Virginia is seeking volunteers, adults, and older youth, to help with setup, teardown, hands-on activities, overall exhibit...
Community Club Meeting Ideas for 4-H Volunteers
This page is intended to provide Extension volunteer professionals with ideas to engage youth in all aspects of the club meeting around monthly themes - from start to finish!
How to Develop Life Skills in 4-H Members
There are many benefits for youth being involved in 4-H community clubs, such as leadership and life skill development. Here are examples of what 4-H members and Cloverbuds learn through community club participation.
Registration is now open for the 2023 4-H Volunteer Retreat! WV 4-H Volunteers, All Stars, Adult Leaders, and Alumni (18 years or older) who serve, or want to learn more about serving, as volunteers with the West Virginia 4-H program are invited.
The conference will be held Friday, September 29, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023.
4-H Volunteer Awards & Recognition
- Outstanding County Volunteers
- 45 year and 50 year
- Friend of 4-H
- 4-H All Stars