4-H Environmental Education Volunteers


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Ashlawn, Hoffman Boston, and RandolphElementary SchoolsArlington, VA 22206


Play in the dirt, smell the flowers, and make a difference to Arlington youth!

4-H is looking for adult volunteers who would like to help elementary aged children explore and learn about the great outdoors. Partnering with Arlington County Public School's Extended Day, volunteers will assist staff to lead one-hour environmental education activities. Programs include searching for wildlife, investigating backyard habitats, scavenger hunts, and much more.

Sessions are held in the late afternoon during the work week. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with flexible scheduling. We're looking for volunteers for our programs at Randolph, Drew, Hoffman Boston, and Ashlawn Elementary Schools.

Volunteers should be over 18 years old and excited to work with young children, get dirty, and have fun. Experience in environmental education is not required--we will train you! Volunteers will be required to undergo a background screening.

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Mark A. McCann, Interim Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Alma C. Hobbs, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg.


  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour a week for six weeks

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