THE BENEFITS OF 4-H VOLUNTEERING

volunteerby Misty Smith, UF/IFAS Extension Agent

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then look no further—4-H is looking for volunteers!

4-H, the world’s largest youth organization, offers activities that promote agriculture, life and leadership skills, citizenship, science and technology, healthy living, art, teamwork and responsibility.

Throughout the year, there are multiple eudcational programs dlivered through organized clubs and school enrichment programs. Without volunteers, this would not be possible. Okaloosa County 4-H is looking for more volunteers to start clubs or help with school enrichment programs in the Niceville, Fort Walton Beach and Destin areas. Help expand the Okaloosa 4-H program and provide great activities for five to 18-year-olds. Free training is provided.

Florida’s 4-H program welcomes you, and area 4-H agents are eager to help you get started!

If you are interested in becoming an Okaloosa County 4-H volunteer or if you have questions about the 4-H program, clubs or camps, call the Okaloosa County Extension office, 689-5850.

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