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Fill out the Volunteer Application (PDF) and return it to the UI Extension, Elmore County office.

Short-Term Volunteers

4-H short-term volunteers are also needed to enhance the 4-H program by providing training and education for volunteers and/or members in a needed skill and/or competency or by serving as a judge.

Topic teachers and judges are needed in the following areas:

  • Project interviews
  • Livestock
  • Small animals
  • Style show (modeling)
  • Public speaking
  • Sewing
  • Quilting
  • Handwork from Our Heritage
  • Foods
  • Scrapbooking
  • Art
  • Science
  • Outdoors
  • Photography
  • Cake decorating
  • Woodworking
  • Livestock judging
  • Posters
  • Recordbooks

Please email if your skill is not on this list — we may have a position for you!


Funding is available on a competitive basis to help 4-H volunteers pay to attend leadership opportunities in Idaho, the western region and at national 4-H leadership events.

Please visit the UI Extension 4-H Youth Development website for more information.

Leader’s Corner Newsletter

Learn about events, contests, scholarships, programs, projects, camps and more through this newsletter published three times a year.

This newsletter is a cooperative effort between 4-H faculty and staff and the Idaho State 4-H Leaders’ Association.

Sign up for an online subscription through the UI Extension 4-H Youth Development website.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the county and district. It is the highest honor awarded to 4-H volunteers in Idaho.

County award recipients are considered for district recognition and district winners are considered for the statewide award.

Please fill out the Nomination Form (PDF or Word) and return to the UI Extension, Elmore County office.

Volunteer Opportunities

Explore events and conferences like the State Leaders Forum, the annual statewide educational conference for volunteer 4-H and the Western Regional Leaders’ Forum, an annual multi-state educational volunteer forum.


University of Idaho Extension, Elmore County

Physical Address:
535 E. Jackson
Mountain Home, ID 83647

Phone: 208-587-2136 ext 1250

Fax: 208-587-2137



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