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Community Services - Planning Guide for 4-H Clubs

Committee Role Description

Purpose: To complete the tasks to plan, implement, and evaluate a club community service project with the 4-H Club.

Success Criteria:

  • Opportunity for each committee member to develop leadership skills by participating in committee work.
  • Completion of a community service project by the club with the opportunity for reflection on the part of individual 4-H members.
  • Report given to 4-H Club on completion of work.


  • Attend meetings of committee
  • Become informed on issue or business to be discussed
  • Use the community service event planning sheet to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate activity or event
  • Express opinion clearly and allow others to express theirs
  • Accept responsibilities to share work load
  • Accept decisions of the majority
  • Fulfill committee assignment
  • Report back to full club

Target Dates:

  • One - two months prior to event through completion of the activity

Resources Available:

  • Club Committee Adviser
  • Club Committee Chair
  • Other committee members
  • Community Service references

Training Opportunities:

  • On-the-job training

Report to:

  • Committee Chair

For Questions, Contact:

  • Committee Chair
  • Club Committee Adviser

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