4-H in Effingham County

4-H in Effingham County

4-H Volunteer Information

Becoming a 4-H volunteer! Important documents and screening information.
  • 4-H Child Protection Course
    4-H Child Protection Course This training discusses child abuse awareness, definitions of child abuse and neglect, how to report suspected sexual abuse and various strategies to help reduce volunteers risk of being accused of abuse. It also shares safety issues and expectations of working with 4-H members.

  • Chaperone Training and Certification
    The purpose of this web site is to provide training for individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of 4-H youth development participants at overnight events and activities. By having adult chaperones complete this training, it will provide reassurance to parents for their children's well being. It will also clearly outline the expectations for volunteers who serve in the overnight chaperone role.

  • Extension Volunteer Application PDF
    Complete the application to become a volunteer for the University of Illinois Extension.

  • Illinois 4-H Social Media Guidelines PDF
    Expectations of 4-H Staff and Volunteers

  • State Police For Authorization Background Check PDF
    Conviction Information Name Check Request for Volunteers.

  • Volunteer CANTS Form Adults PDF
    Want to become a volunteer? Click here to complete your CANTS form.

  • Volunteer CANTS Form Youth Under 18 PDF
    Want to become a volunteer? Click here to complete your CANTS form.