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UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Dr. Suite 100
Ventura CA 93003
Phone: 805.645.1451
Fax: 805.645.1474

Office Hours
Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Please phone ahead as staff schedules vary due to COVID-19.
We are also available via phone and email. 

Click here for our office directory: Contact/Staff Info

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Become a 4-H Volunteer


Volunteers are a key part of the
4-H Youth Development Program.

By volunteering, you are helping to
grow the skills of 4-H youth to be future leaders.

Ways you can volunteer

Volunteering is rewarding. Share your expertise and experience with youth and to make things happen!

  • Lead a club: provide administrative support for a 4-H club.
  • Teach a skill: share your expertise with 4-H youth.
  • State or County committees: help shape 4-H in California!
  • Judge projects: spend a day or a few hours evaluating 4-H presentations and competitions.
  • Help with events: support 4-H'ers as they plan and execute activities and events.
New Volunteers

New Volunteers
All adult volunteers must apply and be appointed annually

Become a
New 4-H Adult Volunteer

1. Let Us Know Your Interested

What would you like to do or how you would like to help? Get started!

2. Find a Club

See list of clubs to find one near you. Contact the club leader to learn more about the volunteer opportunities available in the club.

3. Screening Process

All new volunteers must go through a screening process. Our #1 priority is to keep youth safe while in our care.

4.  Pay Fees Online

5.  New Volunteer Training

All new 4-H volunteers are required to take the New Volunteer Training online courses in the eXtension system before they are approved as volunteers. This interactive training series introduces the best practices in positive youth development that are used in 4-H.

6. Approval

The County Director reviews and approves 4-H volunteer appointments after you have:

  •  passed the screening process
  •  signed up in 4hOnline
  •  complete all the New Volunteer Training courses
  •  submitted fee payment. 

Once approved, the fun begins....
Thank you for joining 4-H!

Additional How-to Enroll Adult Volunteer in 4hOnline Resource

Returning Volunteers

We appreciate the dedication of returning volunteers that support the 4-H Youth Development Programs

All 4-H volunteers must be appointed annually. Re-enroll annually to avoid a  break in service.

1. Update your 4hOnline profile

Log into 4hOnline to update your profile to enroll for the new year. Please make sure the email address in the system is correct and one you use regularly.

2. Pay fees online

3. Complete the Returning Volunteers Training in the online eXtension 

You will receive the login information sent to your Family email after you update and submit your 4hOnline profile application for the new year. If you used a paper enrollment form, you will have to check with the 4-H office for the instructions.

4. Get approved as a
     4-H Volunteer

After application requirements and mandatory training are completed, the County Director reviews and approves volunteer appointments.

Additional How-to Re-Enroll Adult Volunteer in 4hOnline Resource