4-H grows future leaders. From teaching younger 4-H members to participating in regional, state, and national events, 4-H provides opportunities for young people to build life-long leadership skills.
Leadership development resources
Opportunities for 4-H Members: This publication describes opportunities and resources available to 4-H members. Includes information on club, county, state, regional, national, and international opportunities.
4-H Club Officer Handbook: This publication provides guidance for 4-H club officers on duties, planning meetings, and keeping and filling out important records and forms.
A Youth Leadership Guide for 4-H Club Meetings: This guide will help 4-H youth leaders plan and conduct engaging meetings. It offers examples and guidance on topics such as using committees, creating calendars, making agendas, preparing for and...
Challenge yourself to explore and build leadership skills! The Oregon 4-H Ambassador programs has two levels: County and State. 4-H County Ambassadors are outstanding 8th-12th grade members. Please contact your local 4-H program for more information including requirements and job responsibilities.
The State 4-H State Ambassador team is a group of 10-20 outstanding Oregon 4-H youth. 4-H youth in the 9th-12th grades who are interested in rewarding experiences and opportunities to develop their leadership skills can apply.
Ambassador applications are due in the Oregon State 4-H office by March 1. Applicants are interviewed at 4-H Summer Conference in June and the selection is announced.
For more information on the State Ambassador program, please review these resources and contact Roberta Lundeberg.
4-H State Ambassador Description: 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...
4-H State Ambassador Recommendation Form: If you are interested in applying to be a State Ambassador, please give this recommendation form to a 4-H staff member or leader who is familiar with you and your work.