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Idaho Positive Youth Development AmeriCorps aims to strengthen communities by engaging underserved youth including rural, economically disadvantaged and socially isolated youth in 4-H out-of-school time programs to help them build important life skills and impactful relationships with positive adult role models while working with science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics projects.

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Applying to Serve with Idaho's 4-H Positive Youth Development AmeriCorps

Two types of positions are available with our program Idaho's 4-H Positive Youth Development AmeriCorps:

  • 4-H Volunteer Coordinator
  • 4-H Youth Development Instructor

There are three ways to apply and serve:

  1. Apply through our official Smartsheet Application at
  2. Apply through a local site or by personal invitation
  3. Apply through portal

Applying through a local site or personal invitation

If you applied outside of through a local contact or host-site application process and have been offered a position, you will receive an invitation to our program Idaho's 4-H Positive Youth Development AmeriCorps.

  • Invitation will be sent to the email address provided during the application process.
  • Accept the invitation within 48 hours and complete your enrollment information.
  • Create a profile.
  • Provide legible copies of your driver's license, social security card and birth certificate to the site supervisor to begin the citizenship verification and criminal history check process.

Applying Through the Portal

  • Navigate to click on "Apply to Serve."
  • Create a profile following the instructions found in "Help."
  • From page go to "Applicant Home."
  • Click on "Applications" and fill out the full application. Read the online help prior to completing the application.
  • Click on "References" and provide at least two references.
  • Once complete search for the Idaho's 4-H Positive Youth Development AmeriCorps program.
  • In "Applicant Home" go to "Search Listings."
  • Program Type — AmeriCorps State/National.
  • State — Idaho.
  • A list of opportunities for Idaho will populate. Select either 4-H Volunteer Coordinator or 4-H Youth Development Instructor in the location you wish to serve.
  • You may apply now to the correct Idaho's 4-H Positive Youth Development AmeriCorps host site.
  • You should receive a response to your My AmeriCorps application. You must respond to the offer in My AmeriCorps.
  • If offered an interview, meet with the site supervisor.
  • If a position has been offered/accepted provide legible copies of a valid driver's license, social security card and birth certificate to the site supervisor to initiate citizenship verification and background check process.

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Natasha Tienhaara

4-H AmeriCorps State Program Coordinator

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Autumn Cole

4-H Administrative AmeriCorps Program Assistant

Forney Hall, Room 207


Administered by Serve Idaho and sponsored by Corporation for National and Community Service.

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4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


Web: 4-H Youth Development

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