4-H Youth Development

East Clark County 4-H Ambassador Program

4-H Pledge

Exemplary 4-H members will be selected to represent East Clark County in various projects that highlight 4-H.

County 4-H Ambassador Qualifications:

  1. Must be between the ages of 12 and 19 (as of January 1 of the current year)
  2. Must have completed at least two years of 4-H membership with experience as a Junior and/or Teen Leader.
  3. Enthusiastic about 4-H and active in local and county 4-H programs.
  4. Willing to serve in roles that are agreed upon by the individual, Extension 4-H Coordinator, or the designated Extension Representative.
  5. Must participate in an Ambassador orientation/training.
  6. Must actively contribute to the planning and implementation of designated countywide events.
  7. Have parent and/or guardian and Extension Staff support.
  8. Must be willing to represent and speak effectively on behalf of the 4-H program.

Responsibilities of a County 4-H Ambassador

If selected as a County 4-H Ambassador you are making a commitment to the East Clark county 4-H program. Each County 4-H Ambassador must participate in a selection process. In addition, each County 4-H Ambassador is asked to actively contribute to the 4-H program by attending scheduled monthly Ambassador Meetings and doing service hours that would include but not limited to youth/adult partnership, youth governance, and youth entrepreneurship. Additionally County Ambassadors must be involved in the planning and implementing of at least two of the following.

  • Individual Projects generated by County Ambassador group
  • State 4-H Capitol Days
  • Nevada 4-H Expo
  • National 4-H Week or other 4-H recruitment and publicity activities
  • Leadership opportunities as agreed upon by the County Extension Representative
  • Area Fairs/Expositions

Application & Selection

Selection Criteria

  • 25% on group discussion
  • 25% on individual interview
  • 50% on leadership ability and experience

Sample Questions for Interviews

  1. What do you see as the role of county 4-H Ambassador?
  2. What changes would you like to see in the East Clark County 4-H Program? Which of these changes do you think you could help influence as a County 4-H Ambassador?
  3. What would you do to encourage 4-H enrollment and retention?
  4. What kind of impact has 4-H had on your life?
  5. What are your personal goals?
  6. How much time are you willing to commit to the County 4-H Ambassador Program?

Sample Topics for Group Discussion

  1. What new ways could 4-H programs address problems in the community?
  2. What is the most important skill that youth need to become successful, productive adults?
  3. How can 4-H teach these skills to youth?
  4. How is the increased growth in Nevada affecting our state environmentally and socially?
  5. How could our 4-H Programs better address Cooperative Extension's Core Concepts which are: communication, decision making, self and social responsibility, goal setting, nurturing, and orientation to the world of work?