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Edwards County

4-H Volunteer Screening Process

To serve as a 4-H Volunteer in Kansas, you must complete the 4-H Volunteer Screening Process. The process includes:

  1. Filling out and submitting a Volunteer Service Application (includes references & background check)
  2. Participating in a casual interview with county agent(s)
  3. Completing the 4-H Online Volunteer Orientation

Once the above steps are completed and your volunteer status is approved, you may begin working with the 4-H youth of Edwards County. For subsequent years, an easy 1 page volunteer renewal form is submitted annually.

For all forms and screening materials, please visit the Kansas 4-H Volunteer Screening Page.

4-H Community Club Resources

The Kansas 4-H Youth Development Program relies heavily on volunteers to reach more youth, lead educational programs, coordinate activities, and manage clubs and groups.  4-H volunteers conduct meaningful education opportunities for youth. We hope 4-H voluntters will support youth to reach their fullest potential by encouraging participation that will lead to success.

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Edwards County 4-H Community Club Forms

END OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINATION FORMS- DUE OCTOBER 1
Please note that the following nomination forms are NOT meant to be filled out by the nominee, but by the 4-H Club that is nominating the individual or business.

END OF YEAR CLUB FORMS- DUE OCTOBER 1

NEW YEAR CLUB FORMS- DUE OCTOBER 1

4-H Project Leaders

A 4-H project leader is a very important person in the world of 4-H. 4-H Project Leaders:

  • help members learn skills they will use throughout life;4h dog
  • help members reach their goals;
  • serve as a role model; and
  • complete the 4-H VIP (volunteer information profile) process.

To become a 4-H project leader in Edwards County, please fill out the County-wide Project Leader Application and contact the Extension Office about becoming a certified 4-H volunteer. To be a Junior Project Leader, youth must be at least 13 years old.