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OSU Extension

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Step 1: Choose Your Opportunity!




Organizational Club Volunteer (Advisor)

Hamilton County Fair Coordinator


Hamilton County Community Fair Coordinator

Activity Project Club Volunteers Communication Work Group Leader 4-H Project Interview Coordinator (Description Coming Soon)
Cloverbud Advisor

Fundraising Work Group Leader

4-H Club Financial Volunteer

Teen Leadership Council Coordinator (Description Coming Soon)


SPIN Club Volunteers (Advisor)

Camp Coordinator (Description Coming Soon)


Advisory Committee Member (Description Coming Soon)



Step 2: Register

New Volunteer Application
Send your completed application to OSU Extension, Hamilton County, 4-H Youth Development (

Returning Volunteers
Visit, log in and re-enroll as a volunteer. 

Step 3: Schedule An Interview

Once we have received and reviewed your application you'll get a call to schedule your volunteer interview. You will meet with the Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development as well as any additional parties you may work with. This could include other club advisors, species superintendents and/or youth.

Step 4: Get A Background Check

Once you have completed your interview you'll get a letter with detailed information about how and where to go to get your background check. This will come directly from the Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development. If you've been authorized to get a background check by the educator, you can request a reimbursement for the cost of the check: Background Check Reimbursement Form.

Step 5: Annual Training

Once your background check has cleared you will recieve a formal letter of acceptance and you can begin volunteering!

You'll need to stay current on youth development and child abuse reporting, and complete the online annual child abuse training: Information for online annual training