Nebraska 4-H

Volunteer Resources

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National 4-H Council

Nebraska 4-H invites you to make a difference in the life of a young person! 4-H is known for hands-on learning experiences and helping youth build confidence and practical life skills. Nebraska 4-H offers a wide variety of involvement opportunities for adult volunteers, from a one-time event or program to a multi-year experience.

This information is intended to build the capacity of Nebraska 4-H volunteers to engage youth, ages 5-19, using Positive Youth Development.

Please note that certain volunteer roles within Nebraska 4-H require additional screening or training, including 4-H Shooting Sports Instructors/Leaders, FIRST Robotics volunteers, and 4-H Horsemanship Advancement Level Examiners

NEBRASKA 4-H VOLUNTEER TRAINING

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Overview of Positive Youth Development

Positive Youth Development (PYD) is at the center of the Nebraska 4-H program. Learn how PYD is at work through the 4-H experience.

Overview of Positive Youth Development

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Volunteer Roles

Want to find out more about the various volunteer roles available with Nebraska 4-H? Watch this short video for more information!

Volunteer Roles

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Risk Management

Like many other youth-serving organizations, Nebraska 4-H makes youth safety a priority. This video explains the volunteer screening process and risk management steps for Nebraska 4-H volunteers to take in order to make the 4-H experience safe for both volunteers and youth.

Risk Management

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Volunteer Community Club Leader Training

4-H Club leaders play an important part of the 4-H Community Club. Want your club members to thrive? Check out this video!

Volunteer Community Club Leader Training

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Volunteer Project Leader Training

Project/Activity leaders often bring a specific skill or experience to 4-H youth. This is the perfect role for an adult or parent would like to focus on specific 4-H project or activity in their volunteer role. This video explains the project leader role in depth.

Volunteer Project Leader Training

Special Interest Volunteer Leader Training

Special Interest Volunteers often experience a role that is short time in length, but provides an excellent opportunity to share a skill or trade with youth during a 4-H experience. This video explains the role special interest volunteers can have in teaching youth new skills.

Special Interest Volunteer Leader Training

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