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Benefits of Being a 4-H Member

There are many benefits of joining a 4-H program: self-confidence, leadership skills, life skills, interview and public speaking skills, and more. Members can also apply for scholarships, national 4-H awards and travel opportunities, as well as jobs. Click on the links below for more information and applications.

Scholarships

View all 4-H Nova Scotia Scholarships »

National Awards

  • The Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D.) honours the accomplishments of four special 4-H senior youth members and showcases the outstanding accomplishments of 4-H members across Canada in the area of leadership excellence. Application deadline can be found using the link above.

Travel Opportunities

Job Opportunities

  • Summer Workers - Office
    Assistants are hired each year by the 4-H Nova Scotia office to work alongside our staff to implement the 4-H programs over the summer.
  • Camp Rankin Summer Staff
    Camp workers are hired each year by the 4-H Nova Scotia office to work alongside our staff to implement the 4-H camp programs over the summer. Positions at Camp Rankin include: Camp Counselors (6), Camp Director, Assistant Camp Director, and Cooks. These positions are advertised on our website in the news section during the winter months.
  • Apply for a 4-H Summer Assistant Job
    If you are a university student, a former 4-H member and like working with people, apply for a summer job as a 4-H Summer Assistant and or a county summer worker. In January, check for Summer Assistant jobs advertised on our website in the news sectionStart date is April of the current year.
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