4-H Leader Awards and Travel Opportunites
Agriculture and Forestry's 4-H Hall of Fame
Deadline Sep 1
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is accepting nominations for the Alberta 4-H Hall of Fame.
The Alberta 4-H Hall of Fame honours Albertans who have made exceptional contributions to the 4-H program in this province through outstanding leadership and/or have made significant impact on 4-H youth and/or leaders.
Annually up to 2 nominees (individuals, couples or groups) will be selected to join the other Albertans who have been honoured since the Hall of Fame was initiated in 1971. Nominees may have served the 4-H program in Alberta as a volunteer or as a professional. Responsibilities and impact on 4-H, as well as involvement in other community organizations and activities will be taken into consideration.
A selection committee will make a recommendation to the 4-H Section Director who will forward the choices to senior Government of Alberta officials. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry will make the official announcement of the inductee(s). Groups or individuals are invited to submit a nomination by 4:00 pm on September 1st. Late or incomplete nomination packages will not be considered by the Selection Committee.
Golden Clover Award
Deadline MARCH 31
4-H Canada National Volunteer Leader of the Year
Deadline Jan 31
A winning leader from every province will receive a $100 cash prize, while their club will win a celebratory pizza party – a way for members to thank all of their leaders. Meanwhile, one national winner will receive a prize package including a trip to the 2016 4-H Canada Annual General Meeting in Calgary, the opportunity to attend the 2017 Leadership Summit in Ottawa, and a $1000.00 cash prize.
Winners are selected from the pool of applicants in their province. Provincial winners then move forward to a national judging panel and a national volunteer leader is selected.
Leader Travel Opportunities
4-H Alberta offers various Leadership Development and Chaperone travel opportunities. These opportunities give leaders the chance to travel nationally and internationally, meet fellow 4-H leaders and/or members, and expand their own leadership skills, knowledge and experience. All leaders registered with 4-H Alberta are eligible to apply for these opportunities.
Chaperone Travel Opportunity Currently Available
4-H Canada Citizenship Congress - CHAPERONE TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY!
Accompany seven senior 4-H members to the nation's capital for the 45th annual 4-H Canada Citizenship Congress - trip takes place May 2-7. Throughout the trip, members will learn and apply government procedure while developing communications skills and learning more about Canada. At the end of the trip, members will participate in an annual debate where they will apply their newfound skills to develop and convey insightful arguments. Throughout your time in Ottawa, you will all have the opportunity to explore the city and Parliament Hill.
Chaperone Apply by Feb 24
- Read this document: Leader Opportunities Roles and Responsibilities
- Download the Chaperone Application Form
- Complete the appropriate application form and submit or email as an attachment to Katelyn Strang: email@example.com
How to Submit An Application
Read this document: Leader Opportunities Roles and Responsibilities
Download the appropriate application form (the travel opportunity description will indicate whether it is a Leadership Development or Chaperone opportunity):
Leadership Development Application Form | Chaperone Application Form
Complete the appropriate application form and submit or email as an attachment to Katelyn Strang: firstname.lastname@example.org
Download this form: Leader Opportunities Reference Form
Send this form to two selected references. Have them submit or email to Katelyn Strang: email@example.com
Await confirmation that you have received the travel opportunity (within one month after the deadline date).
- Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Contact: Katelyn Strang