The University of ArizonaCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Getting Involved

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Join the 4-H Fun as a Youth!

Membership is open to all youth without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender-identity, sex, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, religion, political affiliation or socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • 4-H Cloverbuds ages 5 – 8 years old which are non-competitive
  • 4-H Members ages 9 – 19 years old who can enter in competitive contests

Getting Started
To become a member visit the following links below

4-H Volunteer assisting 4-H members
Join the 4-H Fun as an Adult Volunteer!

Volunteers are the HEART of the 4-H program.  4-H Youth Development volunteers are valued partners in working with youth and Extension agents. Arizona 4-H is committed to providing safe places and caring adults who build caring relationships with young people.

  • Community Club Leader - organizational leaders who provide guidance to clubs that meet about every month and conduct their business
  • Volunteer Project Leader - volunteers who have skills or talents they want to share with young people
  • Resource Volunteer - people who can only make a short term commitment but want to help out – at camps, fairs, clinics or other ways.
  • Donor - visit our donate page

Getting Started 

To become a Community Club or Volunteer Project leader complete the following certification

  • Complete a Volunteer Application and submit it to your local county office. (Click on the Arizona map for locations)
  • Complete a background check and submit a Fingerprint Card
  • Create a University of Arizona NetID
  • Participate in a county interview
  • Participate in a New Leader Training as specified in your county
  • Satisfactorily complete the four Western Region e-learning modules (password "volunteer")
    As an applicant, you will receive a letter from the County Extension office notifying you of your acceptance, non-acceptance, or acceptance with conditions.