Youth Leaders and Officers provide direction and leadership to 4-H Clubs, Groups and Committees. Youth in leadership roles gain belonging, mastery, independence and generosity, the Four Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development. They gain life skills of decision making, problem solving, responsibility, teamwork, leading groups, conflict resolution and many more.
Youth Leader and Officer Training
Club Officers are a special leadership opportunity. The following publications, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Wisconsin Extension, are important training materials. You can download the materials from Iowa State University Extension using the links provided.