All current 4-H volunteers must attend a 2021 Child Abuse & Neglect Training. Volunteers that have not attended the training at a 4-H Advisor Update or Committee Meeting, must view this video and follow the instructions at the end of the video. Training must be completed by April 15.
At least one volunteer per club must attend a face-to-face training. All volunteers must complete the Annual Child Abuse and Neglect Training and Annual Update Video.
Topics will include: program updates for 2021, livestock updates, volunteer training topics, horse program update, Year-end 4-H Family Survey Results, virtual state opportunities, state & local social media pages, Online Enrollment Training
Registrations are due by Friday, February 12 by 5:00 pm.
The 2021 Virtual Ohio 4-H Conference will bring together 4-H volunteers and teens (age 13 and older) from across Ohio. You can participate in a variety of educational sessions that offer something for everyone! Join us as we learn from one another to make the best better for Ohio 4-H programs.
Virtual sessions will start at:
9:00 am on February 20 – Morning Tracks: Advisor Resources, Healthy Living and Growing 4-H Through Virtual Engagement
1:00 am on February 20 – Afternoon Tracks: Animal Science, Camp and Effective 4-H Clubs & Committee Tracks
7:00 pm on February 23- Cloverbuds and Project Specific Tracks
7:00 pm on February 25 – Leadership Skills and STEM Tracks
The State 4-H Horse Advisor Volunteer training event will be held virtually this year. Participants can watch presentations via OSU Scarlet which is the platform where modules of information will be posted to listen to at your own pace. Registered participants will be sent a link for an optional Q&A Zoom meeting on Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 10:00am to 12:00pm with the State 4-H Horse Advisory Committee. The modules will be available for viewing from 9:00am Thursday, January 28th through 9:00pm Sunday, January 31st. Interested volunteers should preregister by January 22, 2021. Visit horse.osu.edu to find more details and register for the event. A link will be sent to you for the scarlet modules and zoom session link once registration is complete.
While the Ohio 4-H Conference scheduled for March 14 was cancelled due to stay-at-home directives, we are excited to share with you session videos recorded by a number of the presenters. You can find more than 30 session recordings here
Do you work with 4-H Cloverbud and want to learn more about the program, working with K-2 youth, how to plan a meeting, and activities available to use? Here is link to a recent video about 4-H Cloverbud Volunteer training in Washington County.
4-H Volunteers should have received an email about 4-H Virtual Office Hours with Bruce & Kathryn. If you are a volunteer and did not receive the email but want to be involved, please email us for the Zoom connection information at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Did you miss the first Zoom? Don’t worry as we are recording the sessions and sharing this link via email strictly for 4-H Volunteers.
4-H Virtual Office Hours
March 31 – Officer Selection & Training, Club Websites, Q & A – Recording Available
April 7 – 4-H Project Book Update, Keeping in touch with your members and families, Q & A