Welcome or renew 

The Minnesota 4-H Youth Development Program New Volunteer Application has moved! To begin the application and screening process please visit the Volunteering with 4-H page and click 'Become a Volunteer' or navigate directly to the Apply to become a 4-H volunteer page.  

If you have completed your application and screening process and been placed into a role by your Local Extension Educator, visit the Welcome page to learn some volunteering essentials and basics. 

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Volunteers must renew their status every three years.
You will receive a reminder when it's time to renew your commitment to youth learning and leadership.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

As a program of the University of Minnesota, Minnesota 4-H is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for all people without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, public assistance status, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

As members of the 4-H workforce, volunteers commit to establishing and nurturing an environment for all program participants that actively acknowledges and values equity and diversity and is free from racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia, and other forms of prejudice, intolerance, or harassment. Thank you for playing a part in creating safe learning environments for youth of all identities.

 Read the full policy here (PDF).