4-H Volunteers


Why Become A 4-H Volunteer?

  • Inspire and empower youth
  • Meet new people
  • Share what you have learned
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Make a difference
  • Leave a legacy

Ways to Volunteer: 

  • 4-H Club Leader: Year-long commitment
  • 4-H SPIN (Special Interest) Club Leader: 6-8 week commitment 
  • 4-H Activity Volunteer
  • 4-H Mentor
  • 4-H Administrative Volunteer
  • 4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer

The Michigan State University Volunteer Selection Process can be found: Here!

Additional 4-H Michigan State University Volunteer Resources: 

How to Complete an Application
Volunteer Central Portal
Volunteer Definitions
Resources for current and potential volunteers
When should volunteers contact 4-H staff?
Summary of Civil Rights Policies and Procedures
Social Media and Texting Expectations for Michigan State University Extension Volunteers

Michigan 4-H Volunteer Webinar Series Feb-April

Michigan 4-H Financial Guidelines for Volunteers:

Fundraiser Application
Fundraiser Report Form
4-H Financial Management Toolkit
Michigan 4-H Financial Guidelines for Treasurers
Treasurer’s Report Form

For more information on how to get involved as a 4-H volunteer in Grand Traverse County, please contact: 

Emily Kotz
4-H Program Coordinator, Grand Traverse County
Michigan State University Extension
231-922-4825 (office)