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University of Missouri Extension — Urban Region West

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4-H is part of University of Missouri Extension and is publicly supported by county, state and federal governments as well as private resources, both human and financial. 4-H welcomes all Missouri youth.

As America's largest youth development organization, 4-H offers youth, families, and adult volunteers of all ages many ways to engage, grow and serve - through clubs, camps, contests, conferences, special interest groups, in-school and afterschool programs, and more! It's about young people making new friends and memories while preparing to be future leaders - from both rural and urban areas.

Volunteers will have the chance to work with clubs, camps, contests and in-school and after school programming.

Interested volunteers will need to complete the 4-H profile, complete the background check, and a one-time 4-H volunteer profile.

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About University of Missouri Extension — Urban Region West


105 East 5th Street, STE 200, Kansas City, MO 64106, US

Mission Statement

Our distinct land grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies that enhance access to the resources and research of the University of Missouri.


University of Missouri Extension - Urban Region West is dedicated to impacting and engaging lives within our communities, enhancing food safety and health, contributing to our youth, and improving labor and workforce development. While there is much work to do, we will continue to walk hand and hand with and for our community.

According to the American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010), 66% of Missourians live in urban areas. The percent of Missouri’s population living in me tropolitan statistical areas increased from 68 to 75% between 2000 and 2010.

Every year, thousands of these urban residents turn to University of Missouri Extension to gain practical knowledge, solve problems, adapt to change and make informed decisions. By tapping into statewide university research, MU Extension specialists provide urban Missourians with a wide range of programs, including:
- Agronomy
- Community Development
- Education
- Family Financial Education
- Housing and Environmental Design
- Horticulture
- Human Development
- Nutrition and Health Education
- 4-H Youth program


We'll work with your schedule.


Jackson CountyKansas City, MO 64106






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