Rockingham County 4-H Youth Leadership Team

Join the Rockingham County 4-H Youth Leadership Team
4-H teen members speaking at an event.

Rockingham County 4-H is looking for future and current leaders who would like to expand their skills and opportunities in the coming 2018- 2019 year.   We are currently looking for members to join our County Youth Leadership Team.  

The Youth Leadership Team (YLT) is a group of 4-H members who wish to take on a more active leadership role in the county.   They participate in key county events, such as Activities Day, Picnic in the Park, Favorite Foods, Stratham and Deerfield Fairs.  The Leadership Team also provides support to State Events such as Teen Conference and Teen Leadership Weekend. 

The YLT is part of the Rockingham County 4-H Ambassadors 4-H Club whose many goals are to develop leadership, citizenship and life skills, serving as an Ambassador to the 4-H Program. Each month the 4-H Ambassadors meet to discuss projects and upcoming events, such as service learning activities, county events, leadership opportunities and have the chance to develop and utilize your skills and talents to positively impact the lives of others.   

Each year 4-H teens in Rockingham County are invited to apply to become part of the Youth Leadership Team.  Advisors will review the applications and select at a minimum of five members to fill the roles of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Teen Commissioner. 

President:  The role of the President is to lead the 4-H Ambassador program, enthusiastically and timely plan and develop meeting agenda’s, lead community service efforts, and coordinate fellow Ambassadors to help all 4-H programs.  Conduct the 4-H Ambassadors meeting using the Roberts’ Rules of Order.  Provide overall guidance to the meetings.  Participate in all 4-H county events as requested.

Vice President:  Fill in as the President in their absence while also providing support to the subcommittees as needed or assigned. Participate in all county events as requested.

Secretary: Take notes of meeting discussions and decisions at all 4-H Ambassador meetings. In the event of being unable to attend a meeting, to coordinate an alternative to take the minutes of the meeting before the meeting date. Provide those notes to the 4-H Ambassadors after the meeting through email.  Participate in all county events as requested.

Treasurer:  Provide a report of funds received and expended to the 4-H Ambassadors at the monthly meeting. Attend all county events as requested.  Participate in all county events as requested.

Teen Commissioner: This role requires your participation in the Teen Commission planning committee that meets monthly and has overnights.  These meetings are done in-person and online.   As a Teen Commissioner, you will be required to attend the Teen Conference and participate in a leadership role.   This is a substantial commitment, and your advisors will work with you to help manage your time and county commitments. 

 

FOR ALL YLT POSITIONS: In your cover letter please talk about how you would manage your time or talk about your time management skills.

To apply members must submit a cover letter and resume’ to the Rockingham County 4-H office by July 31, 2018.   If you are interested in a specific role, please address that in your cover letter.  The advisors will consider that during the decision making process.

                Email – joseph.drake@unh.edu

                Mail – 113 North Road Brentwood, NH 03290

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