Volunteers and Parents

Why volunteer?

  • 4-H is fun!
  • Most people volunteer for 4-H because they enjoy working with youth.
  • To make a positive contribution to youth and to your community.
  • So that a young person's future can be shaped in the positive environment of 4-H, recognizing that young people are the future.
  • To obtain training from USU Extension in youth and leadership development.
  • For your personal development in skill areas pertaining to projects, leadership, teaching, and organization.

How do I volunteer?

Volunteers are the heart of 4-H, so we appreciate your interest in becoming a 4-H volunteer.

  1. Call our office and you'll be paired up with a staff member who can help you find a spot to serve whether it's a one-time helper at a day camp or starting a club or anything in-between.
  2. Register at ZSuite. This gives you protection under Utah State University.
  3. Complete three short training videos.

That's it! You'll be on your way to becoming an integral part of Sevier County 4-H!!!

A parent's role in 4-H

Your child needs your encouragement to get them started in 4-H and to keep them involved in the program through their teen years. You can help if you:

  • Share Take interest, look, listen and offer suggestions, but avoid the temptation to “take over” and do things yourself.
  • Prepare Help your child value having their projects, duties, and presentations done right and on time.
  • Be There Parents are part of 4-H, too. You are welcome and very needed. Stay for staff-led events, lend a hand where you can, and volunteer.
  • Care Support your child’s participation and abide by the policies set by the 4-H Youth Development Program.

For questions about becoming a volunteer contact:

Janette Wagner

Janette Wagner

Program Coordinator | Sevier County

Phone: (435) 893-0478