Are you interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer?

If so, please contact Bridget Moore by email (, or phone (740.331.6061). New volunteer applications must be completed between October 1 and December 31.

Each year, more than 25,000 adult and teen volunteers contribute their time, energies, and talents to enable Ohio 4-H to reach nearly 300,000 youth.

Letter to Potential Volunteers

All individuals who are interested in volunteering with The Ohio State University Extension and working with a member of a vulnerable population (minors, elderly over age 65, or individuals with disabilities) MUST complete a selection process under the direction of an Extension professional.

Potential volunteers will:

  • Complete an interview which will be scheduled once references have been collected.
  • Submit to a criminal history fingerprint record check.
  • WebCheck/Fingerprinting Form for background check will be sent upon completion of online application.
  • Where to go in Athens County for WebCheck/Fingerprinting
  • Upon completion of fingerprinting please submit your receipt to the Extension office for reimbursement.
  • Participate in an orientation/training program which will be scheduled through the Extension office.

o   New 4-H Volunteer Orientation is scheduled for the following dates: (All trainings are held at the OSU Extension office 280 W Union St)

  • TBD