Below are some resources we feel our current volunteers may find helpful to them.

If you are a potential new volunteer looking to join our team, please call the OSU Extension Office at 419.334.6340 or email Gwen at for a complete application packet and additional information.

2023 Volunteer Training Information

Volunteer Update Packet

  • 2023 Update
  • 2023 Training Information and Dates
  • Instructions for Enrolling Online as a Volunteer

Year End Financial Summary Form (required for all clubs)

Club Charter and Information Form (required for all clubs continuing in 2022)

2023 Enrollment Information

Enrollment details and additional resources will be posted here shortly. We are using the same website as 2022 with no changes, but we do have some project changes, so please have members reference their 2023 handbooks before selecting projects. 

Enrollment Related Forms

Enrollment Resources

BCI Fingerprint Rescreening Instructions

Volunteers must complete a rescreening process every four years. 

2023 Rescreening Packet - Includes letter & BCI Fingerprint Background Check instructions. PLEASE note important changes.


4HOnline 2.0 Information


Our 4HOnline is now new and improved! The new interface has been designed to be easier to use as well as mobile friendly. 



Meeting Virtually

Stay Connected Advisor Resources (Link to State 4-H Page)

  • How to Zoom - Connecting with and using Zoom for Club Meetings
  • Tips & Tricks for Meeting When You Can't Meet in Person
  • Communicating Online with Your Club



Additional Club Advisor Resources

Educational Program Resources - This handout from 2019 volunteer training includes links to programs volunteers can lead for their clubs as well as community resources for educational progrmas (tours, guest speakers, etc).


Helpful Links

Occassional Quantity Cook Training - Required for clubs preparing food for sale or give-away (excludes bake-sales). At least one volunteer must complete training and remain present during the event.

Ohio 4-H Club Management Policies and Procedures - A comprehensive list of policies and links to forms, including sample permission forms,

Ohio 4-H Volunteer Handbook - Policies, Guidelines and other resources for 4-H Volunteers 

Ohio State Fair 4-H Guidebook - Ohio State Fair requirements for all non-livestock projects. Please note that youth must be selected for participation in most classes through county judging.