The success of 4-H is dependent upon the teamwork between volunteers and Extension professionals. Volunteers are a key component to helping sustain the 4-H motto – “to make the best better.” Volunteers help make the best 4-H experiences possible!
Volunteers provide opportunities by (1) teaching project subject matter and new skills for youth to gain knowledge, and (2) providing opportunities and experiences for youth to master skills learned. Trained volunteers provide a wealth of knowledge and skills to help sustain a quality 4-H program.
4-H Volunteer Opportunities
There are many opportunities for 4-H volunteers to serve, learn, and socialize. Here are a few:
Tennessee 4-H Youth Development recognizes that volunteers are essential to delivering the mission of our program. The Tennessee 4-H Volunteer Awards and Recognition program provides various opportunities to recognize the many outstanding volunteers that serve in our organization. Learn more about recognition opportunities in Tennessee 4-H below.