If an "army runs on its stomach," then 4-H runs on its volunteers. At every level 4-H programs are successful to the extent they tap the creativity, nurturing, wisdom and skills of volunteers.
Click on an option below to learn more about 4-H volunteers.
- Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers are the backbone to the 4-H Program. Learn more about the different types of 4-H volunteers.
- Volunteer Placement
The procedures and resources for becoming an Illinois 4-H youth development volunteer.
- Volunteer Orientation
Orientation familiarizes the volunteer with Extension and 4-H.
- Volunteer Training
Training helps volunteers understand expections of their roles and learn the skills, competencies and information necessary to be successful.
- Volunteer Support
Resources and information for Illinois 4-H volunteers.
- Volunteer Recognition
Information about how Illinois 4-H recognizes its volunteers.
- Cloverbud Volunteers
Resources for volunteers working with our youngest members of Illinois 4-H.