4-H Science Education Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


3308 S. Stafford StreetArlington, VA 22206


Play with drones, craft a rocket, and make a difference to Arlington youth!

4-H is looking for adult volunteers to help elementary aged children explore the wonderful world of STEM. Partnering with Arlington County Public School's Extended Day, volunteers will assist staff to lead pre-planned activities from the 4-H National Youth Science Day program. Topics include drone discovery, rockets to the rescue, maps and apps, and more.

Sessions typically run once a week from 4-5 PM for six weeks. Volunteers are matched with a partner to co-lead lessons.

This is a great fit for those passionate about science and discovery. Volunteers should be over 18 years old and excited to work with young children, support curiosity, and have fun. Volunteers will be required to undergo a background screening. No technical experience is necessary-we will train you!

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
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • People Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr/week for 6 weeks
  • Must be at least 18

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