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Caldwell County 4-H Needs You!

Volunteers are the key to success in the Caldwell County 4-H program. Whether you’re interested in starting a club and becoming a club leader or just have a few hours to invest in upcoming 4-H programs, we have challenging and fun jobs for adults and teens who want to make a difference.

Below are the open positions and their descriptions. Don’t see a role that fits your unique talents and interests? Let’s chat! Contact Sarah Moyer at sarah_moyer@ncsu.edu.

Please Note:

All 4-H volunteers who work directly with youth in any unsupervised capacity (i.e. club leaders chaperones, field trip helpers, team coaches, etc.) are required to complete and pass an NC State background check.

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Volunteers Needed: Open Positions

In an effort to be more transparent with adult and teen volunteers, a variety of volunteer positions needing to be filled for upcoming 4-H programs will be posted here each month. Whether you can give a little or a lot, please familiarize yourself with this section.
Once you have reviewed the available volunteer positions, you may fill out the Google Form to submit your interest and briefly note any qualifications the 4-H Agent should know about. In most cases, the 4-H Agent has final approval over who is selected to serve in the posted volunteer role.

We are in search of community members to fill the following volunteer positions:

4-H Cooking Club Co-Leader

  • Description: Club Leaders provide the necessary organization and structure for 4-H members to reach their full potential and grow into future citizens and leaders. A new co-leader is needed for Cooking Club, and he/she/they will decide with the current leader how to divide club leader responsibilities. The  main three categories of club leader responsibilities are record keeping, club communication and leadership.
  • Time commitment: The position is a minimum two-year commitment. Club Leaders spend about two to five hours per month on club work, which includes the club’s regular monthly meeting. 4-H Cooking Club meets the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in Hudson.
  • Qualifications: Club Leaders must be cleared volunteers (endorsed by NC 4-H’s background check process) or work toward this status after being selected. They must enjoy working with youth and be appropriate role models. Club leaders participate in 4-H volunteer training once per year.

Submit your interest.

Cloverbud Program Coordinator

  • Description: Two Cloverbud Program Coordinators will manage a program for youth ages 5-7 and work with 4-H teens volunteering with these youth. A meeting schedule has not been set, so the coordinators can assist with this to make it work well for their schedules. Coordinators will be responsible for informing parents/guardians of Cloverbuds about program meetings, activities or events.
  • Time commitment: The position is a minimum one-academic year commitment. Coordinators should expect to volunteer two to four hours per month.
  • Qualifications: Coordinators must be cleared volunteers (endorsed by NC 4-H’s background check process) OR work toward this status after being selected. They must also attend a 4-H Volunteer 101 training prior to working with youth. (The training is periodically offered and lasts 1.5 hours.) No prior 4-H experience is required.

Caldwell County 4-H aims to launch a Cloverbud program in Spring 2021. We aim to fill these positions by the beginning of November 2020 to allow time for training.

Submit your interest.

TEENS: Cloverbud Program Volunteers

  • Description: Up to four teens can serve as Cloverbud Program Volunteers. Volunteers assist will the planning and implementation of programs for youth ages 5-7. They will also work with the Cloverbud Program Coordinators.
  • Time commitment: Two to seven hours, all on April 28, 2020 (Please make a note about the length of time you’d like to volunteer on the interest form.)
  • Qualifications: Cloverbud Program Volunteers must abide by the 4-H Code of Conduct and participate in a short orientation prior to volunteering. No prior 4-H experience is required.

Caldwell County 4-H aims to launch a Cloverbud program in Spring 2021. We aim to fill these positions by the beginning of November 2020 to allow time for training.

Submit your interest.

4-H Club/Volunteer Event Notification

Please complete this form to let our office know when 4-H activities or events outside of regular club meetings will be held.

4-H youth participate in Science Camp, which was hosted by the Science 4-H Club during Summer Exploring.