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.

2020 Volunteer Mailings / Forms

Volunteer Spring Update: 

  • Training Dates (Main events for club volunteers:  Jan 30, Feb 1)
  • Enrollment Information
  • Livestock QA Options

2019 Financial Summary Form - Please bring this on Jan 30 or Feb 1

Club Charter Check List - Please bring this form on Jan 30 or Feb 1

Extra Forms and Flyers from Enrollment Packets



Resource / Information Flyers

  • Jr. Fair Livestock Updates for 2020 (single page) - coming soon
  • Jr. Fair Livestock Requirements Summary (the "purple paper") - coming soon


BCI Fingerprint Rescreening Instructions

Volunteers must complete a rescreening process every four years. You will be notified directly the year this need applies to you.

Rescreening Packet - Includes letter, BCI Fingerprint Background Check instructions, and Form.


Additional Club Advisor Resources

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

Instructions for Online Child Protection Training for Volunteers (OSU Policy 1.50 Training)

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.