Junior and Teen Leaders
Junior leaders (intermediate members): To become a junior leader, youth must be at least 11 and no more than 13 years old as of December 31st of the program year.
Teen leaders (senior members): To become a teen leader, youth must be at least 14 years old as of December 31st of the program year.
The primary duties of a junior or teen leader are (varies by age, experience, and other factors):
- Work collaboratively with the adult leader to set goals, develop lesson plans, teach skills, and evaluate activities.
- Coordinate logistical details such as meeting times, locations, materials, supplies, and expenses with the adult leader.
- Communicate with the adult leader and members about group expectations, responsibilities and expected outcomes.
- Annually, enroll and complete the Leadership Development Project in their 4-H Club. If their club does not offer this project, they should contact Alyssa High at email@example.com or 209-953-6106.
At the beginning of the year, the 4-H member and the adult leader should meet to discuss the project and define each of their roles. The 4-H member should complete the "Pre" sections of the Leadership Development Record . At the end of the year, the 4-H member must complete the "Post" sections of the form and submit the entire document to their Community Club in order to receive credit for their leadership role.