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4-H Volunteer

Become a UGA Extension Volunteer!

Volunteers are fundamental to the UGA Extension 4-H program. They provide the assistance needed to enable youth to become healthy, self-directing, contributing members of society. As a 4-H volunteer, you have the opportunity to be a leader, mentor, and role model. As a 4-H volunteer with Upson County, you may find yourself in a supervisory role which may include teaching a class, attending a week-long 4-H camp, or chaperoning a 4-H activity for a few hours.     

All adults who wish to volunteer with University of Georgia Cooperative Extension 4-H county programs MUST be screened through the University of Georgia Human Resources System because of their roles in supervising children. Supervising is defined as an adult who directs a youth's (other than their personal child's) behavior during an activity or event.

The screening process includes: 

  • Completion of an application
  • Documentation from two references
  • Background checks (Criminal and National Sex Offender Registry)

You may find the application and further information on becoming an Upson County 4-H volunteer below:

Volunteer Screening Application

4-H Volunteer Leader Agreement

Visit the Volunteer section of the Georgia 4-H website.