fair ambassors

Fair Ambassadors

Fair Ambassadors are vital to the success of the Broome County Fair and play essential leadership and support role. A fair ambassador is a self-motivated, enthusiastic leader who promotes 4-H using the skills, knowledge and leadership abilities acquired in 4-H to all youth participants and the general public. Applicants must demonstrate mature, responsible behavior, and they must be able to assume leadership responsibilities among teens and/or peers. The main role as a fair ambassador is creating a positive experience for fellow 4-H members along with community members. During the fair, fair ambassadors will assist in overseeing the 4-H youth building, animals shows, and coordinating and implementing social hours.

What will I do? Fair Ambassador Responsibilities:

(include but not limited to)
•Serve as responsible and mature role models for 4-H youth participants.
• Assist with set up and clean up of the buildings, barns, and activities.
• Help to ensure that the Broome County Fair 4-H programs runs smoothly.
• Plan and run social events for 4-H youth.
• Meet and greet 4-H youth and general public as they enter buildings or barns.
• Relay information to necessary 4-H youth, volunteers, and staff.
• Maintain a clean and professional looking 4-H buildings and barns.
• Assist in the setup and running of assigned programs and/or shows.
• Participate fully in any project or activity assigned to you.
• Assist with setup, sign posting, and other details
.• Attend Fair Ambassador meetings with other Fair Ambassadors and 4-H Staff to discuss issues, concerns, and special duties for the next day.
• Assist 4-H Youth and Staff throughout the duration of the County Fair.

To be eligible, youth must:

• Youth must be at least 13 years old
• Submit an application
• Be enrolled for the 2023-2024 4-H year
• Attend an interview 
• Attend at least 2 trainings
• Attend 1 Fair Clean Up Day (July 13th from 9am-12pm or July 15th 4-6pm)
• Must commit to working a minimum of 12 hours during the county fair

Want to be a 2024 Fair Ambassador?

Reach out to the 4-H office!


Sara Bergfjord
4-H Program Educator

Last updated April 8, 2024