A council advisor is elected by youth council members. The adult advisor serves as a resource for the youth, keep them on track during meetings, and helping them carry out activities and events.


  • Providing guidance to the council members as they plan events, activities and fundraisers.
  • Attends council meetings and keeps youth on track during the meetings.
  • Serve as signer on the council's checking account.
  • Supervise completion of annual audit and council chartering documents.
  • Serve as a liason between the council and the Extension office.


  • Ability to work with 4-H members and leaders.
  • Ability to attend council meetings
  • Ethusiasm
  • Ability to motivate and delegate
  • Know where to find resources and materials


  • Teacher and guide to 4-H members.
  • Pass on information to members.
  • Get material and advice from Extension agents.


  • Satisfaction, recognition, leadership skills and appreciation from others.