You can develop leadership skills and learn how to promote positive change within your community. Gilliam County 4-H Ambassadors represent the 4-H program and Gilliam County. It is both an honor and a responsibility to serve as a role model to other young people and develop effective partnerships with adults.
Must be freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in high school
Must have been in 4-H for 3 years or more years
Must be enrolled in the 4-H Program
Must Maintain all school work & non-failing classes.
Attach with application Letter of recommendation: (non-family member)
Must be available to serve from October 1, of current year – until member graduates from high school
Help 4-H staff with a Gilliam County 4-H event
Fair, Make and Share Day, Record Book Clinics, 4-H Fun Days, Weigh-ins, Recognition Night, New Leader Training, Benefit Dinners & More
Assist in leading county and special ambassador fundraisers
Promote 4-H program at local schools
Attend a 4-H Association meeting
Work at one or more county events (Camps, Clinics, 4-H Friday’s etc.).
Participate in fundraisers for countywide events and special ambassador fundraisers.
Attend and help with the annual 4-H benefit dinner and auction or other 4-H benefit.
Help design and assemble the 4-H parade float.
Pre-Fair events: Help at weigh-ins and Fair Cleanup Day by being there and by recruiting help.
Fair: Help with weigh-ins, Friday’s public style show, Saturday awards and other contests.
Attend and present at the annual awards and recognition night.
Benefits include (Subject to Change)
Recognition at Fair Awards and Achievement Night
T-shirts to wear at events
Resume/Scholarship building experience
Pizza party during Fair
Roles of a County 4-H Ambassador
Represent 4-H to the public.
Be a role model to all 4-H members.
Abide by the 4-H Code of Conduct; any infraction is cause for dismissal
Promote 4-H to potential members and volunteers – make families and youth more aware of 4-H and the benefits it offers.
Demonstrate the impact 4-H has on the lives of young people and the community.
Promote 4-H to potential donors and give them opportunities to support the program.
It is both an honor and a responsibility to be a 4-H State Ambassador because you are a role model to other youth and representative of the Oregon 4-H Youth Development program. Please read this for more details on roles and responsibilities.