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Returning Adult Volunteers

Welcome back to 4-H!

Thank you for your continued support as a 4-H adult volunteer. As a volunteer, you play an important role in the development of young people, helping them to identify their spark and develop the skills and positive outcomes that lead to thriving. Below are the steps to being reappointed as a volunteer. We look forward to working with you as a valuable asset to the 4-H Youth Development Program.

Step 1: Submit Enrollment in 4-H Online

Log into your family profile in 4-H Online. Log into your adult record and click “Enroll for 2021-2022.” Enter all required information and submit. 4hOnline adult status will show as pending until all steps are completed.

4-H Online will be closed from June 24th through July 18th.
Enrollment for the 2022-2023 year will begin noon July 18th

Step 2: Pay 4-H Program Fees.

Submit your program fee online or to your county 4-H office.

4-H Adult enrollment fees for the 2022-2023 program year are $30.00.

NOTE: $1.25 processing fee added for credit cards

Step 3: Complete eXtension Course

Log into your eXtension account and click “2022-23 California 4-H Returning Volunteers Course” and enter the enrollment key, which is emailed to you once you complete your enrollment in 4-H Online. After entering the enrollment key click enroll me. 

This training module one course:

  • Abuse Risk Management for Volunteers for UC Volunteers (15 min)

More Information About eXtension


Enrollment Completion

Once your county 4-H office reviews the enrollment, you will receive an email sent to your Family email account to confirm your enrollment status as Active.

Once your enrollment is active, you may begin 4-H activities!

You may access your 4-H Online profile at any time of the year to change what projects you are involved in, update your health information, etc. Note: The lead project leader must complete enrollment before their project will be made available to members.

If you have any questions, please contact the Central Sierra 4-H office at 530-621-5503.


Re-apply annually by December 31

All 4-H volunteers must be appointed annually. If you are a current 4-H Adult Volunteer, to continue in the next year you need to re-apply and be re-appointed by December 31stto continue without a break in service.

If you have a break in service

If you have a break in service as a 4-H Adult Volunteer, please follow the process for New Volunteers.

Need more information or help? Please go to our ENROLLMENT HELP page for assistance.