The University of Minnesota Extension is looking for 4-H Teen Pollinator Ambassador Program participants.

A good candidate is a teen in grade 8 or higher who is interested in the environment, bees and monarchs, who wants to help their community and is interested in learning how to teach.

The program aims to promote pollinators, pollinator habitats and 4-H, and is a six-month commitment from May through October 2021.

Participants will develop leadership, community service, public relations, public presentation and team building skills. Pollinator ambassadors are expected to be engaged, dependable and to have fun.

Read the position description here.

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Youths will complete online training, which will shift to in-person sessions in June. Selected participants are expected to attend all training sessions and to teach and present at programs during the 4-H year.

There are a limited number of open spots. Applications are due May 1 at z.umn.edu/ne4hpollinatorambassadors.

An online welcome gathering for approved ambassadors starts May 2.

Contact Nicole Kudrle at vande422@umn.edu or 218-404-6596 for more information.