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Volunteer with Marion County 4-H!

March 10, 2021
Make a Difference, Volunteer with 4-H.

Do you want a rewarding and fulfilling way to give back to your community?


Marion County 4-H is looking for consistent and dedicated individuals to serve as club leaders and helpers. Whether you are a 4-H newbie or a 10-year member -- we need your time and talents to make a difference in the lives of young people in Marion County!

Here are some of the ways you can participate in 4-H as a volunteer: 

If you are interested in volunteering with 4-H, sign up by completing the steps below or contact 4-H Educator Ashley to set up a time to meet and discuss your interests and get matched to a Marion County 4-H volunteer role. 

How do I sign up to be a 4-H volunteer?


Glad you asked! Here is all you need to know to get signed up as a 4-H volunteer: 

  1. Create a volunteer account with our online volunteer management system, 4HOnline.
    1. Select Club Leader as your Volunteer Type, then choose 4-H Adult Project Leaders as your club!

  2. Complete your online Child Safety training in 4HOnline.

  3. Once you have submitted your application, the Purdue Extension Marion County office will be in touch!

If you are more comfortable filling out a paper application, there are links below to the Volunteer Application, Adult Behavioral Expectations, and Vehicle Use Policy forms. You can send your completed forms to Barb Rusin.

Who do I talk to about volunteering?


- If you need help with the volunteer application process, contact Barb Rusin.

- If you want to talk about different ways you can volunteer and training/professional development opportunities, contact Ashley Shufflebarger.

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