Alachua County 4-H Program

The Alachua County 4-H Program consists of programs that provide research-based, diverse, and enjoyable educational experiences for Alachua’s youth through hands-on activities and projects.


Contact: Amanda,

(352) 955-2402

Address: 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609

Who they are: The Alachua County 4-H Program is part of the Cooperative Extension Service of the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 

What they do: The 4-H Program includes 4-H clubs (community and project clubs), school enrichment programs, special interest programs, and an annual 4-H Youth Fair.  These programs are aimed at building productive and strong global citizens and uniting families, generations, communities, and individuals so they can reach their greatest potential  in self-awareness, stewardship, life, and leadership skills. 

What YOU can do to help: Long-term and short-term volunteers are needed.  The following is a list of the volunteer positions available in the Alachua County 4-H Program. On the website listed on this page, you can find all the volunteer forms that you need to read and fill out to apply to be a 4-H volunteer.   

                        Long Term (9+ months) 

                                    4-H Club Organizational Leader 

                                    Home Study Member Advisor 

                                    School Enrichment Project Coordinator 

                                    County Project Leader/Tutor 

                                    Embryology Project Leader 

                                    4-H Master Gardener 

                                    Curriculum Committee Member 

                                    Advisory Committee Member 

                                    Finance Committee Member 

                        Short Term 

                                    School Enrichment Teacher 

                                    Legislative Program Leader 

                                    Demonstration Coordinator 

                                    Short Term Project Leader 

                                    Judging Team Coach 

                                    Youth Fair Events Coordinator 

                                    Demonstration Judge 

                                    Public Speaking Judge 

                                    Youth Fair Exhibit Judge 

                                    Community Service Coordinator