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County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Team

NEW County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Members Announced! 

Press Release - New County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Members Announced 2018-2019

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COUNTY JR. AMBASSADOR TEAM SELECTION PROCEDURES  

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GOAL AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE AWARD

The position as a Jr. Ambassador (A County Ambassador Leader in Training) team member gives 4-H youth the opportunity to use their leadership and community service skills to assist the County Ambassador Team at the county level as a year-long commitment.  There will be up to a maximum of four members selected annually, ages 13-18 years old as of Dec. 31, 2018, for their outstanding project work, leadership and community service, motivation, drive, and desire to help the County Ambassador Team assume county leadership roles in their reigning year of 2018-2019.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JR. AMBASSADOR TEAM

  1. Work together as a team along with the County Ambassadors to represent the Glenn County 4-H program.
  2. Represent 4-H at civic and community affairs to share 4-H experiences and promote 4-H as requested.
  3. Help the County Ambassador Team as needed at two or more countywide events, as outlined in the County Ambassador program.
  4. Attend at least two of the Glenn County 4-H Council meetings, that are typically held on the third Monday of each month. There are no Council meetings in December, May or July.
  5. Hold meetings, as needed, help promote the Glenn County 4-H program, help at any officer trainings, presentation trainings or record book trainings offered. Team meetings will include fundraising for the team expenses for the year including the State Leadership Conference.
  6. Plan, implement and carry out a countywide community service sometime throughout 2018-19 as a team.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

? Applicant must be between 13-18 years old by Dec. 31, 2018 or older for the next 4-H year (2018-2019) and meet the 4-H membership requirements in Glenn County 4-H for the length of the term of service;

? Applicant must have completed at least one year of membership in 4-H prior to the year of application;

? Applicant must have demonstrated leadership experience and skills. A member must document the following:

  • Mastery of a project as demonstrated by at least 6 hours of project instruction, documented by a statement of skills.
  • 30 hours of significant leadership roles, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 25 hours of citizenship and/or community service, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 8 public speaking engagements, at least 2 of which must have been given at a 4-H event.
  • Demonstrate involvement in 4-H, by including a list of activities that are a combination of 10 of the following: project skill activities, 4-H events attended, and honors/recognition. Definitions for these three categories are found in the Record Book Manual under the section describing the Personal Development Report (PDR). Completing a PDR is not an application requirement for County Ambassador.

OR

? Alternatively, a member may submit documentation of having achieved a Silver Star Rank to satisfy the above 5 requirements. Documentation can be signed and dated Star Rank chart or other written documentation that the Silver Star Rank was achieved.

? Be willing to attend the State Leadership Conference, if selected; July 26-29, 2018 at University of California Davis.

2018-2019 GLENN COUNTY 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

AMBASSADOR SELECTION PROCEDURES

 

  1. Ambassador Applicants must provide the following by Monday, April 16, 2018 (Must be in UCCE Office by deadline; no late postmarks accepted.):
    1. Application, completed and signed.
    2. Essay Responses to questions on the Application
    3. Resume highlighting leadership and citizenship skills, as well as personal and professional development.
    4. Written Evidence of Leadership Experience and Skills
    5. Letters of Recommendation (3):
      • One letter from a 4-H youth member.
      • Two letters from adults who have knowledge of your leadership experience, skills and character. At least one of the letters must be from a 4-H adult who has knowledge of your skills and character demonstrated in the 4-H Youth Development Program.
      • Recommendations may not be from a parent/guardian, sibling or other family member residing in the same household as the applicant.
      • A Current Photo for publicity purposes.
      • Attend an Interview on Thursday, April 25, 2018 starting at 6:30 p.m., at the UCCE Office; it is the applicant’s responsibility to schedule an interview time. Please call the office to schedule your interview time.
  1. The Jr. Ambassador Selection Committee shall review the applications. The UCCE 4-H staff, advisor and/or a designated volunteer committee will determine the best mix of people to serve on the review committee. At least one member of the committee must be a youth member. The review committee may include UCCE 4-H staff, current Ambassadors, current Ambassador Advisors, community members and could be a combination of Glenn County and out of county residents. No committee members should be related or a friend of any of the Jr. Ambassador applicants.
  2. The committee will meet on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. to review the applications and additional items requested. The committee will also finalize the interview questions. The interviews will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided to the selection committee.

Possible interview questions may include:

  • Describe something that you have accomplished in the last year that was hard to do. What challenges did you face and how did you change plans to achieve this accomplishment?
  • Describe a conflict you have been in and talk about how you handled it.
  • How would someone else describe your leadership style?
  • If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be and why?
  • How would you describe 4-H to someone who is not familiar with the program?
  1. The applicants will be notified of the committee’s final selection by posting the results on the UCCE Office door on Friday, April 27, 2018, and with a follow up letter.
  2. Those applicants NOT selected will be encouraged to continue their 4-H involvement and be offered the opportunities to strengthen their leadership skills before applying for the Jr. Ambassador Team again.   

 

 

 

Glenn County 4-H Jr. Ambassador Information & Application 2018-2019

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 COUNTY AMBASSADOR TEAM SELECTION PROCEDURES

  

GOAL AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE AWARD 

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The County 4-H Ambassador is the highest recognition for 4-H members in Glenn County. It recognizes individuals for their outstanding leadership, community service and project work. Being a County Ambassador is an opportunity for further experience and growth in public speaking, leadership and community involvement. There will be up to four members, ages 14-18 years old, as of Dec. 31, 2018, chosen annually for the County Ambassador Team.  

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COUNTY AMBASSADOR

  1. Work together as a team along with the Jr. Ambassador Team to represent the Glenn County 4-H program. Represent 4-H at civic and community affairs to share 4-H experiences and promote 4-H as requested.
  2. Help or organize at least three or more countywide events, as outlined in the County Ambassador program.
  3. Attend at least two of the Glenn County 4-H Council meetings, that are typically held on the third Monday of each month. There are no Council meetings in December, May or July.
  4. Hold meetings with the Jr. Ambassador Team, to plan and organize events, assign duties at each event, training, or meeting the team. Team meetings will include planning fundraisers for the teams expenses for the year including the State Leadership Conference.
  5. Plan, implement and carry out a countywide community service sometime throughout 2018-19 as a team.

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QUALIFICATIONS

? Applicant must be between 14-18 years old by Dec. 31, 2018 or older for the next 4-H year (2018-2019) and meet the 4-H membership requirements in Glenn County 4-H for the length of the term of service;

? Applicant must have completed at least one year of membership in 4-H prior to the year of application;

? Applicant must have demonstrated leadership experience and skills. A member must document the following:

  • Mastery of a project as demonstrated by at least 6 hours of project instruction, documented by a statement of skills.
  • 40 hours of significant leadership roles, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 30 hours of citizenship and/or community service, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 10 public speaking engagements, at least 2 of which must have been given at a 4-H event.
  • Demonstrate involvement in 4-H, by including a list of activities that are a combination of 15 of the following: project skill activities, 4-H events attended, and honors/recognition. Definitions for these three categories are found in the Record Book Manual under the section describing the Personal Development Report (PDR). Completing a PDR is not an application requirement for County Ambassador.

OR

? Alternatively, a member may submit documentation of having achieved a Gold Star Rank to satisfy the above 5 requirements. Documentation can be signed and dated Star Rank chart or other written documentation that the Gold Star Rank was achieved.

? Be willing to attend the State Leadership Conference, if selected; July 26-29, 2018 at University of California Davis.

 

Glenn County 4-H Jr. Ambassador Information & Application 2018-2019 

Glenn County 4-H County Ambassador Information & Application 2018-2019_001

 

 

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