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2023 4-H Ambassadors

211 Duncan Hall–ACES | Auburn University, Alabama 36849

(334) 844-2276 | ambassador@auburn.edu | www.alabama4h.com | v2.4honline.com


  • Enrolled 4-H member through 4HOnline
  • At least 14 years old by January 1 of the starting term year
  • A high school sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Completed at least one full club year as an active 4-H member
  • Participated and demonstrated leadership in a variety of youth development activities
  • Demonstrate commitment to community service and volunteerism
  • Experience in planning and delivering events and activities
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a team member and individually with both youth and adults
  • Diverse knowledge of the total Alabama 4-H Youth Development Program


  • Opportunity to further develop leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience in planning, implementing, and participating in statewide educational, leadership, and service-related programs
  • Greater understanding of the 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Ability to represent 4-H and Alabama as a 4-H Ambassador Delegate

Position Description

  • Supporting the mission and vision of Alabama 4-H
  • Supporting various local, county, regional, and statewide programs and activities, including public presentations, leadership development opportunities, and community service
  • Assisting with an innovative and high-profile Ambassador Community Service Project
  • Providing leadership for Midwinter Teen Leadership Retreat, Alabama 4-H State Competitive Events Day, and other 4-H events as assigned; the Ambassador president will have additional meeting requirements

State Ambassador Application Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 14 years old by January 1 of the starting term year
  • The application for 2023-2024 State Ambassador must be received in its entirety by May 1, 2023, through 4HOnline. The following pieces are part of that application process:
    • 4HOnline Application
    • 4-H Resume

Mandatory Meeting Dates

Interview dates will be May 22 at the Alabama 4-H Center and May 23 at Auburn University.

  • Only an application of sufficient quality and submitted through 4HOnline will merit an invitation to interview. Be aware of the high commitment and standards that come with being an Alabama 4-H Ambassador. As a 4-H Ambassador, you are the face of Alabama 4-H at all times. You must demonstrate high ethical standards.

Below are the mandatory meeting dates:

*Note that you may be asked to participate in other state, county, or regional events that are not listed.

  • Ambassador planning meeting June 21 and 22 at the Alabama 4-H Center
  • State 4-H Competitive Event Day June 23
  • Ambassador planning meeting September 24 and 25
  • Ambassador Zoom meetings monthly every first Thursday
  • Midwinter planning meeting January 5 and 6 at Auburn University
  • Midwinter preparation meeting February 1 at the Alabama 4-H Center
  • Midwinter Retreat February 2 through February 4 at the Alabama 4-H Center


Joy Scott, Extension Specialist, 4-H and Youth Development, Auburn University.

Revised January 2023, Alabama 4-H Ambassadors, 4HYD-2152

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