Becoming a 4-H Volunteer Leader
Welcome to the Kern County 4-H Program!
We look forward to having you as a 4-H Volunteer Leader in our county. The 4-H Program is a unique educational program where adults work side by side with youth in a mentoring capacity. Please read the instructions below to begin your 4-H Volunteer process.
4-H Volunteers are appointed annually by the University of California Cooperative Extension County Director upon the completion of the 3 step process, outline below (these steps do not have to be completed in any particular order):
- Complete your enrollment on the 4hOnline enrollment system
- Complete the New Leader Orientation; including watching the video and passing the quiz with a 70% or higher
- Successfully clear a California Department of Justice background check (Livescan fingerprinting)
4-H Project Leader’s Digest
Youth Medical Release
Multiple Organization Agreement (regarding membership in multiple youth organizations)
2013 State & County Policies
Kern County Cloverbud Policies - coming soon!
Kern County 4-H Resource Page
Some other helpful recommendations:
-Download the 4-H Calendar
-Sign Up to receive our monthly 4-H Newsletter
-Check out Fresno County’s “Letters to New Leaders” series
-If applicable check out the Cloverbud (primary member) Leader's Guide
Once you are ready, please proceed to the New Leader Orientation video and quiz!
If you have any questions regarding the New Leader Orientation process, please contact:
4-H Program Representative