UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

Lowndes County Extension is hiring a 4-H Educator! If you have a desire to work with youth in Lowndes County and have a bachelor's degree, apply for the Lowndes County 4-H Educator position.  

About 4-H

4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States. 4-H reaches every corner of our nation—from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities. 4-H helps shape youth to move our country and the world forward in ways that no other youth organization can. Parents love the proven results, kids love that 4-H is FUN!


Any person, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability may enroll as a 4-H member. Youth who are in grades 4 through 12 may enroll in 4-H clubs and groups. Children must be at least 9 years of age to participate. 4-H does not charge dues or require uniforms. However, there are fees and dress associated with certain events and programs.

4-H Motto

To Make the Best Better

4-H Vision

A world in which youth and adults learn, grown, and work together as catalysts for positive change.

4-H Core Values

Agriculture, Citizenship, Communication, Environment, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Leadership


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