Step 1: Choose Your Opportunity!

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities:
1.) Organization Club Advisor
2.) Project/Activity Advisor - View pdf
3.) Cloverbud Advisor - View pdf

One-time Volunteer Opportunities (Once you signup online you can skip to Step 5)
Visit: https://ohiostate.volunteermatch.org/
Search for Cincinnati, 4-H or Hamilton County to see current projects.

Step 2: Register

New Volunteer Application
Send your completed application to Tony Staubach, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development (staubach.9@osu.edu)

Returning Volunteers
Visit oh.4honline.com, 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 and need a copy of the background check reimbursement: click here.

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 devleopment and child abuse reporting, you'll need to take your annual child abuse training online. Instructions can be found here!

Training Calendar 2021:

Date Training Time Location Registration
2/25/2021 Quality Assurance Train the Trainer (For advisors and volunteers) 4:00PM- 5:30PM Virtual Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
2/25/2021 New Volunteer Orientation 5:30PM- 6:30PM Virtual

Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu

2/25/2021 Cancelled Event Cancelled Event Virtual Cancelled Event
2/25/2021 Let's Talk about Race (Part of Ohio 4-H Volunteer Conference) 7:00PM-9:00PM Virtual https://web.cvent.com/event/a0d0d4fa-2d49-4923-8f0c-00390b48c5b4/summary
3/31/2021 Quality Assurance Assistant Update 7:00PM- 8:00PM Virtual Invitation Only
3/31/2021 New Volunteer Orientation 4:00PM- 5:00PM Virtual Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
3/31/2021 Child Abuse Training 5:00PM- 6:00PM Virtual Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
3/31/2021 Advisor Update: Youth Leadership and Roles 6:00PM- 7:00PM Virtual Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
3/31/2021 New Family Orientation 7:00PM-8:00PM Virtual Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
4/29/2021 Quality Assurance Training 6:30PM-8:30PM OSU Extension, Hamilton County: 4210 Dane Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45223 Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
4/29/2021 New Volunteer Orientation 4:00PM- 5:30PM OSU Extension, Hamilton County: 4210 Dane Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45223 Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu
4/29/2021 New Family Orientation 5:30PM- 6:30PM OSU Extension, Hamilton County: 4210 Dane Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45223 Pre-Registration Required by Emailing martini.1@osu.edu