4-H Youth Development Competency Definition
picture of 4-H eventAn employee with competencies in the Subject Matter Expertise – 4-H Youth Development category has knowledge and skills to be viewed as an expert in the performance of a given task or subject matter area related to 4-H Youth Development. As needed, the employee has the ability to identify, acquire, and utilize research-based information or other experts in the development and delivery of educational programs and activities that address the needs of clientele and stakeholders.

4-H Youth Development competency areas are:

  • How Youth Develop and Learn
  • Engaging 4-H Volunteers
  • Planning and Delivering Effective 4-H Programs
  • Building an Effective 4-H Organization
  • 4-H Program Partners and Collaborations
  • Building a Diverse and Inclusive 4-H Program