Volunteer leadership training and experience is available through a variety of activities and projects within 4-H. Among these are:
- new leader training
- serving as a club officer
- participating in camps and conferences
- participating in a 4-H junior leadership project.
- Adult leaders are encouraged to develop and utilize the leadership potential of their 4-H youth.
The following older youth leadership opportunities are available in addition to the above:
- Junior Leaders:
Youth serve as junior leaders under the supervision of one or more adult club leaders and are given responsibilities for some aspects of a club or activity.
The age requirement is 12 years and older.
- Teen Leaders:
Youth serving as teen leaders have responsibility as club leaders and/or are responsible for directing 4-H activities. They work with an adult 4-H mentor who is their supervisor. The age requirement is 14 years and older.