Volunteers are the life blood of the Ohio 4-H program.  Without dedicated advisors, the Ohio and Hardin County 4-H programs would not be able to offer the excellent learning experiences provided to thousands of children each year.

Are you interested in becoming a 4-H Volunteer? Anyone interested in becoming a 4-H Volunteer, start here you will find all the forms and resources needed to start the process of being one of our 4-H volunteers. After completing and returning the forms (found below) to the OSU Extension Office, Hardin County you will receive the fingerprint form necessary to complete the process.  To have your fingerprints taken you may go to the Educational Service Center, the Hardin County Sheriff's Department, or Hardin County Job and Family Services.  You must make appointments at all locations, days and hours vary by location. 

The Education Service Center (ESC) fingerprinting unit is located at the NERD Room 20 N Main, Kenton, Oh 43326.   Call the ESC office at 419-674-2288 ext. 3010 to make your appointment. (appointments are made for Tuesdays)

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is located at 1025 South Main St., Kenton, Oh 43326.  Call 419-673-1268 and press 0 to make your appointment. (appointment times vary, Mon. thru Fri., 8:00-4:00)

The Hardin County Job and Family Services is located at 175 W Franklin St., Kenton, Oh 43326.  Call 419-675-1130 ext 2304 to make you appointment. (appointment times vary, Mon.-Fri., 8:00-4:30)

If you have any questions, please call Amanda Raines, OSU Extension Educator, Hardin County 4-H Youth Development at 419-767-6044 or email her at raines.74@osu.edu

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