POSITION DESCRIPTION:

To guide and support 4-H members with their project work.The learning experiences to be structured around the special interests and abilities of the 4-H member.

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Recruit other volunteers to assist in the project area if needed.
  • Encourage 4-H members to participate in the project area.
  • Maintain competence in the project area by attending training meetings and/or reading project materials.
  • Hold regular meetings with members to guide them in project skill development.
  • Acquire and distribute project materials and help members learn how to use the materials.
  • Plan special events such as tours, shows, social activities, etc. as they relate to the project.
  • Relate project experiences to career possibilities.
  • Be familiar with all 4-H regulations impacting project.
  • Make a year's plan with members and encourage completion.
  • Inform members of 4-H opportunities.
  • Evaluate member's progress and recognize personal growth of individuals regularly through praise, added responsibility and trust.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enthusiasm.
  • Some project skills.
  • Ability to motivate, direct and evaluate.
  • Ability to delegate tasks and responsibility.
  • Know where to find resource people and materials.
  • Ability to organize a meeting and a year's work.

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Teacher and friend to 4-H members.
  • Receive information and training from club leader or other resource persons.
  • Pass on information to members and parents.
  • Get material and advice from Extension agents.

BENEFITS:

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