skip to content
Survey Header Image

2020 SLC Program Assistant Application


Program Assistant Application Due May 13, 2020.

SLC Program Assistant Role:

If you...

  • Have been to SLC or other 4-H leadership conferences
  • Will be enrolled as an adult volunteer by July 1st, 2020
  • Want meaningful ways to stay involved in the program
  • REALLY like mentoring youth members
  • Enjoy leading group discussions and sharing your positive experiences with the delegates

...Then this is the opportunity for you!

SLC Program assistants will have a crucial role in the youth delegates experience. The Program Assistant role helps SLC delegates to have the most amazing leadership experience possible. This role has a selection process.

About SLC 2020:

When: Thursday, July 23rd to Sunday, July 26th

Where: UC Davis (Davis, CA)

Theme: "Vision 2020"

New Program Assistants will be expected to arrive by 3:00pm on Wednesday, July 22nd for PA Orientation.

Returning PAs are expected to arrive by 11:00am on Thursday, July 23rd OR by 11:00am on Friday, July 24th if they absolutely cannot arrive on Thursday.

All PAs are encouraged to carpool or get dropped off on campus! Parking on campus is neither easy nor cheap, and our large staff team is only allotted a small number of parking permits.

 Learn more about SLC 2020

Program Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Program Assistant Orientation Webinar. 
  • Program Assistant will be assigned a group of youth.
  • Lead meaningful discussions and encourage self reflection during assigned times with your group.
  • Attend tours as assigned.
  • Attend educational sessions as assigned and promote full participation and growth experiences.
  • Assist the Chaperones in handling behavior and emergency situations that may arise at the conference. 
  • Attend assemblies and recreation events and serve in assigned locations with specific tasks, as needed to create safety, respond in an emergency and coach youth to make good choices. 
  • Attend two trainings April 7th and June 24th, trainings will be recorded if you would like to listen back.

Program Assistants will be selected by the PA Coordinator, with the approval of the SLC Planning Committee.

If you have any questions about this application please contact the PA Coordinator, Kelsey Arbuckle.

Lodging and meals are included for selected Program Assistants. Travel to and from the conference and any incidentals are the responsibility of the individual.

Please save the dates for online trainings:

April 7, 2020 7:00 pm

June 24, 2020 7:00pm



Please answer the following 2 questions with short essay responses (150 - 300 words).


Please provide us with a reference who can speak to your leadership and facilitation abilities. This can be a peer OR an adviser, preferably within the 4-H community.