How to Join 4-H

New Volunteers

UME 4-H Volunteer Process

To become a Certified UME 4-H Volunteer, contact the local 4-H Educator. All volunteers must be on-boarded through our local 4-H Program. The onboarding/ certification process includes:

• an application

• reference and background check

• new volunteer orientation (online and in-person options available)

• interview with local 4-H Educator 

• appointment paperwork (appointment agreement, position description, and code of conduct)

* Additional training may be required depending on the volunteer role.

Certified UME Volunteers

4-H Online Enrollment

4-H Online

Maryland 4-H uses an online member management system called 4-H Online. These guides have been prepared to assist families in creating member profiles and enrolling in 4-H using the 4-H Online system.

Contact the office at 301-334-6960 for questions regarding the 4-H Online enrollment process.

To enroll or re-enroll go to:

4-H Online