Types of 4-H Volunteer Positions
There are several volunteer opportunities available for those who want to devote their time and talents to helping Marion County’s 4-H youth. Click on each position to view a job description.
- Club Project/Activity Advisor – These volunteers help in a traditional community club with various projects and/or club activities.
- Club Cloverbud Advisor – These volunteers help lead Cloverbud programming in the countywide Cloverbud club.
- Club Organizational Advisor – These are the volunteers that lead and organize a traditional community club.
- Program Volunteer – These volunteers serve at the county-level with SPIN Clubs, specific project committees, or County 4-H Advisory Council.
Before you can assist as a 4-H volunteer, you must complete the application steps listed below.
- Read the letter to potential 4-H Volunteers – Cover Letter
- Read the position description (listed above) for the type of volunteer position you are seeking.
- Submit a 4-H Volunteer Application to the Marion County Extension Office
- Applications are due by Monday, October 31, 2022
- Obtain a background check. You must print and take the BCI sheet with you to complete your background check properly. If you have had a BCI check within the last 6 months for the reason of care of children, you can request that BCI send a copy of the report to OSU using this request form. Cost for sending a copy is around $8.
- Schedule an interview with the 4-H Extension Educator either by calling the office or email.
- Attend the New Volunteer Orientation and Protecting Minors Trainings listed below:
- Thursday, November 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Prospect Room of the County Building
If you have any questions about the volunteer screening process, please contact our office.