Volunteer Projects & Continuing Education
Make sure your certification stays current by getting your volunteer and continuing education hours. All current Extension Master Gardeners must complete 20 hours of volunteer service and 10 hours of continuing education credits each year. The Due Date is: September 1st.
Submit hours here.
All volunteers must go through a vetting process. If you haven’t completed a volunteer application form within the last year and completed a signed code of conduct , you must do so to continue as a Master Gardener.
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
To Submit a New Volunteer Project, Click HERE
To sign up for a work party or class that is being offered (CE or Volunteer), please follow these instructions:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com
2. Enter your email address (register an account on SignUp.com)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Here are two helpful “how-to” YouTube videos to help you use SignUp.com:
How to Sign-Up on Sign-Up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUFby8xIKTI
Accessing & Changing Spots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np49K4-OgAM
Extension hours for staffing the front desk have been cut and Volunteers are needed to work the front desk on Fridays. Register to volunteer on Sign Up. Sign up at http://signup.com/go/9dN4hZ
Montrose Elementary Garden Clean-Up, 631 Montrose Dr., 25303. Friday, November 4, 10a-noon. Bring tools for general gardening clean up and pruning. Five slots available.
SEASONAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
HARRY’S GARDEN – Coonskin Park
MANNA MEAL GARDEN – Rock Lake
If you need volunteer hours, both Harry’s Garden and Manna Meal’s Garden are a great way to get lots of hours and meet your fellow gardeners.
Harry’s Garden work dates:
If anyone wants to work any Saturday in October, please email Lois at firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Festival is Friday, October 28 1-4:30pm and Saturday Oct. 29th from 9 to 5. Read aloud “Golden Delicious: A Cinderella Apple Story” on demand to groups of 1-5 children, help children color a Golden Delicious apple, teach children apples facts, and hand out Golden Delicious apples.
October 28 1-3p, 2:30-4:30p. October 29 9-11, 11-1, 1-3, 3-5. Three people per slot. You may sign-up for as many slots as you like. Please reserve your spot at http://signup.com/go/k2LkZN and call or email Carolee Felber with any questions at 304 747 5069 or email@example.com
Upcoming CE Opportunities
Please note that a number of our CE opportunities require a minimum number of participants, so if you are planning to attend, please call now to register for these events so that they won’t be cancelled.
If class times vary from the announced schedule, please report actual time attended.
The CE Committee welcomes volunteers to join the group. If you are interested, please contact Sara Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional CE Opportunities
A gardening DVD has been approved for CE credit: “An Introduction to Plant Propagation” 635 I61 is available from South Charleston Library and possibly other libraries as well.
Join us at the 2017 International Master Gardener Conference<http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/2017imgc/>, July 10-14, 2017 in Portland, OR.
Online CE Opportunities
Online eXtension webinars (recorded version) for CE credit (report actual time)
All Bugs, Good and Bad Webinar Series: click HERE