4-H Adult Volunteer & Club Leader Training
4-H Adult Volunteer Requirements
Title IX Training Dates
Any adult individual that participates in WVU Sponsored programs, must complete Title IX training. This training is mandatory for ALL leaders and members who are 18 or older.
In order to train as many people as possible, there are several dates that leaders and members over the age of 17 to choose from. In addition to Saturday May 20th, 10 AM at Camp Frame, you may also choose from Monday April 17th, 6:30 PM at the Jefferson County Extension Office or Tuesday May 9th, 6 PM at the Robert C. Byrd WVU Health Science Auditorium in Martinsburg.
If you have any questions please contact our office at 304-264-1936
ALL Berkeley County 4-H Adult Volunteers will have on file at the Extension office:
The West Virginia University Extension Service Volunteer Application with 2 personal references that are not a family member or an Extension Agent. These people will be contacted by mail; reviews will be kept on file at the Extension office. Completed volunteer applications are good for 10 years.
A thorough background check will be executed every 3 years by WVU Human Resources.
An interview with Extension Agent is required for all volunteer applicants.
The following items need to be renewed every year (annually)
- Code of Conduct
- Job Description that coincides with your role in the 4-H Club
- Essential Elements verification
- Review the Children on Campus Policy and successfully complete the Children on Campus Quiz with a score of 70% or higher. Submit Certificate for our file.
- Check of the National Sex Offender Registry (Conducted by WVU Extension)
- Complete the required training as listed on the Volunteer Record.
To get started, please choose your 4-H Leadership Role below:
I only volunteer at specific events (this does not include Camp)
Links to Individual Forms & Resources
- Michigan State University 4-H Youth Development
- The Alliance for Youth November 1997 Report: America’s Promise executive summary
- American Camping Association, Inc.
- University of California 4-H Youth Development Program
- National 4-H Council
- WVU, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- The 4-H unit Volunteer Management team – Rhonda Coleman, David Hartley, Liz Post, Susan Richmond, Matthew Schmuck and Mark Whitt
- Susan England-Lord WVU-ES Volunteer Management and Development Specialist