Ohio 4-H Youth Development



National 4-H Youth Development



Ohio 4-H Cloverbuds (ages 5-8)



Ohio 4-H Teens



2023 Family Guide


State-wide Programs


How to become a 4-H Volunteer

To become a 4-H volunteer, you will be invited to special training meetings and will receive information and other written materials to help you learn your responsibilities as a volunteer. Your County Extension Educator and current volunteers will mentor you, too.  Being an Ohio 4-H volunteer is a great way to give back; it is also a privilege and responsibility. You can begin the process by reading our volunteer standards of behavior, and completing the application below and then reviewing the steps listed below.

Volunteer Application

View Fillable PDF Application 

Volunteer Standards of Behavior

View Volunteer Standards of Behavior

Steps to become a 4-H Volunteer in Cuyahoga County

Step 1 – Complete volunteer application and return to:

Robin Stone – stone.363@osu.edu

Step 2 – Office will contact you to schedule an interview

Step 3 – Reference and background check – applicant will receive information to background check

Step 4 – Upon successful completion of background check, volunteer will complete volunteer training and Child Abuse and Neglect



Volunteering in Various Roles