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University of California Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003
Phone: 805.645.1451
Fax: 805.645.1474

Office Directory

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The office will be closed for the following holidays:

May 27 – Memorial Day
June 19 – Juneteenth
July 4 - Independence Day

Room Reservation Requests


Become a 4-H Volunteer

Copy of 2022 GT — 5 Ways to Give – (Facebook Post)

4-H is only as strong as its volunteers!  Share your expertise and experience to help  4-H youth become future leaders.

Ways YOU can volunteer:

  • Be A Club Leader: provide administrative support for a 4-H club.
  • Lead a Project: share your interests and expertise with 4-H youth.
  • Volunteer at an Event: Assist for an hour or a whole day - we need you to support 4-H'ers as they plan and execute activities/events.
  • Join the VC Management Board: Lead a Project Development Committee (PDC)

New Volunteers
All volunteers must apply and be appointed annually

New Volunteer

1. Let Us Know Your Interested

What would you like to do or how you would like to help? Click here to complete a volunteer interest survey.

2. Select a Club

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

3. Enroll at ZSUITE

Create a profile and enroll at ZSUITE

4. Live Scan Background Check

All new volunteers must complete a California Department of Justice Live Scan background check. Our #1 priority is to keep youth safe while in our care. Links to the instructions, forms, and locations are below:

5.  Pay Fees 

Enrollment Fees $28


6.  New Volunteer Training

All new 4-H volunteers are required to take the "2023-2024 New Volunteer Training" course in the "eXtension" system before they are approved as volunteers. This online interactive training series introduces the best practices in positive youth development that are used in 4-H.  Create a user profile and complete the course here: CA 4-H 2023-24 New Volunteer Training

7. Approval

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

  •  Completed the Volunteer Interest Survey
  •  Enrolled in ZSUITE
  •  Completed the "2023-24 CA 4-H New Volunteer Course"
  •  Paid VC 4-H volunteer fee 
  •  Approved Live Scan results 

Additional How-to Enroll on ZSUITE resource

eXtension tutorial

Thank you for volunteering with 4-H we are grateful for your service!

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


1. Create ZSUITE profile

Log into ZSUITE to update your profile to enroll for the new year. Please make sure the email address in the system is correct.

2. Pay Fees

Enrollment Fees $28

3. Complete Returning Volunteers Training

All returning 4-H volunteers are required to take the "2023-2024 Returning Volunteer Training" course in the "eXtension" system before they are approved as volunteers.  Complete the course here: CA 4-H 2023-24 Returning Volunteer Training

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 Enroll Adult Volunteer in ZSUITE Resource

eXtension Tutorial


Thank you for your continuous dedication with 4-H, we are grateful for your service!