Project Coordinators –If you need volunteers for a workday or project, email Carol Calentine: Carol.firstname.lastname@example.org with details and we will get your request for volunteers out to the membership.
volunteer project opportunities
Needing someone to chair the Refreshment Coordinator:Treva Hicks is needing a replacement due to the increase Master Gardener Speakers opportunities growing larger.Coordinator(s) will confirm Volunteers that have- sign up to bring a desserts during the Month of January thru November. And coordinate getting members 3 or 4 volunteers to sign up in advance for one of the months. Betty Hughes assist with this coordinator to keep supplies updated. Treva Hicks, email@example.com
Master Gardeners Library/Office/Support Staff,210 East Live Oak, Seguin, TX 78155, 830-303-3889 Chairman- Betty Hughes, firstname.lastname@example.org; Co-Chairman-Esther Pinter Date: Every Monday 9:00am-12:00 except County Holiday.Task: Helpers always needed for filing, coping handouts, sorting seeds and bagging seeds for up coming presentations.
KWED Lawn & Garden Show-Seguin, TX 78155 every Saturday905 East Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155 KWED1580AM Bob Grafe, email@example.com\Ryla Cottingham/Janet Grafe Task: Master Gardeners, Master Gardener interns & students talk on garden subjects:
Landscape at Texas AgriLife Extension Office 210 East Live Oak, Seguin, TX 78155 Chairman -Liz Romero, firstname.lastname@example.org Co Chairman -Betty Hughes, email@example.com Task: Maintenance of garden done by volunteers on scheduled workdays—notified by email, newsletter and at Master Gardener’s Annual meetings
Speakers Bureau – Treva Hicks, firstname.lastname@example.org , Task: Finds opportunities where Master Gardener’s can talk to groups about garden related topics; matches speakers with groups that have same interests; keeps the Speakers’ calendar. If you have a topic and feel you can talk with med to large groups, contact Treva she will try to find an origination for you. And if you would like to talk with another Master Gardener specialist to assist email Treva you subject.
Guadalupe County Community Garden (GCCG) Guadalupe County Annex Building in Schertz, 1101 Elbel Road, Schertz, TX 78154 Chairman Linda Bruno, email@example.com Date: Workdays scheduled Every Mondays and Thursdays 9:00am, and 2nd Saturday of each month; Task: Volunteers will monitor – maintain, repair, plant. This teaching garden as well as maintain raised beds that provides produce for Food Banks and other needy programs. Contact Garden committee if you would like to work in the garden another day or time. All volunteer workers welcome.
Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center, Big Red Barn – Educational/Herb & Butterfly Garden 390 Cordova Road, Seguin, Texas 78155 Contact person for Master Gardener volunteers: Gretchen Ricker. firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Every Friday Mornings, Duties of the vegetable garden are weeding and trimming, mulching, re-planting, Re-creating new beds. The garden is maintained for the sole purpose to use as Educational Presentations for Master Gardener programs, Ag Awareness Fairs, Pecan Festival and Ag Festival. This education garden is also open to the public for the Big Red Barn tours; contact the Big Red Barn for tour dates and time, (830) 379-0933
Guadalupe Junior Master Gardener Coordinator Lo-Ra’ Dick, email@example.comTask: Guadalupe County Master Gardeners present to teachers and students the gardening concept and work with teachers with displays. Programs and trainings for teacher to get CEU’s and assist with developing the gardening plans for their schools.
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo January thru FebruaryFreeman Coliseum, San Antonio, TX Dale Odvody, Volunteer chair with Bexar County, firstname.lastname@example.org Volunteers assist Bexar County Master Gardeners in Pre-construction phase starts January includes the entire building. February is the start date to work booths. Great way to get volunteer hours and work with Bexar MG’s
Wilson County Gardening Day March Saturday In Floresville,Chairman Peggy Jones, email@example.com Two shifts 7:45am to 4:00pm Task: Volunteers take materials and free seeds to give out at the booth and answer questions (also a good source to buy plants, see other demonstrations and ideas for our future programs.) Great to promote our upcoming class with our booth.
Earth Day in Seguin at the Square on April 27 2013 8:30 to 2:30 Committee Chairman: Randy Rye, firstname.lastname@example.org Task: In February, a committee of volunteers come up with a theme for recycle, and selects a chairman. Set up three booths and volunteers carry materials, set up display, talk to town’s people about plants and gardening, answer questions, and possible demonstrations. This is a great Location to recruit for next Master Gardener class.
Ag Festival – on May 2 Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center, Big Red Barn 390 Cordova Road, Seguin, Texas 78155, Volunteers take materials and free seeds, set up display, and talk to town’s people about plants and gardening.
Master Gardener Summer Social, June 20, 2013 Chairman ________________ Co Chairman ____________ Assistant ______________Coordinators for June 2013 social (plans party, finds location, set up and clean up with volunteers)Contact by email Treva Hicks email@example.com
Guadalupe County Fair ,on second week in October 10-13 City of Seguin Coliseum 950 South Austin Street, Seguin, TX 78155, Chairman ____________ co Chairman ______________ Kids Table_________________Master Gardeners are responsible for acceptance of Horticultural and other related entries to be judged. During the Fair, Master Gardeners operate an information and demonstration booths where they talk to the public and answer questions and give seeds and handouts.
Water Fairs,May _____________ October_________ and October _________ and November__________ Volunteers set up Rainfall simulator and or Water Cycle display this is a shorter time demonstrating than the Ag Fair and Ag day for Kids.
Ag Awareness Fair-The Big Red Barn – in October (three weeks) Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center, Big Red Barn, 390 Cordova Road, Seguin, Texas 78155 Chairman _____________, Volunteers talk to 3rd 4th or 5th graders about importance of gardening and produce in 15-20 minute increments around 12 times during the day. (Master Gardeners schedule volunteers for only three days.) Master Gardeners are approved to volunteer the other days thru the Big Red barn by calling (830) 379-0933.
Pecan Festival in October 26, Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center, Big Red Barn 390 Cordova Road, Seguin, Texas 78155 Chairman _________________ Volunteers will man the vegetable garden at the Big Red Barn answering questions — we need olks in the garden, volunteer shifts (ideally, two volunteers per shift; volunteers are welcome to serve on more than one shift) Also at other stations in the Barn and still get credit hours (helping with kids activities)
Ag Fair-Texas A&M AgriLife – Schertz/Cibolo/Universal City, in November Location Cibolo FFA Barn, this is a 2-day event. Chairman ____________ Co-chairman____________ Volunteers set up display, with gardening/produce, horticulture and water shed stations during 15 to 20-minute presentations around 12 times each day, to 3rd or 4th grade elementary students. There is no garden at this location to walk thru Master Gardeners use the Raised Bed Display and the Jr. Master Gardener travel displays to introduce teachers and students the square foot gardening concept.
Christmas tree decorating contest in Seguin at the Square, end of November or December Chairman __________________ co-chairman Betty Hughes 2012 plan, and create a theme, make decorations, decorate and take down tree in Seguin’s Central Park.
Master Gardener Social December 2013;Chairman ________________co chairman ____________ Assistant _______________,Coordinators; for Christmas socials (plans party, finds location, set up and clean up with volunteers)
Master Gardeners: remember that to retain your certification you need to report your volunteer and continuing education hours. The form for doing so is in an Excel spreadsheet, available for download.
Master Gardeners: remember that to retain your certification
you need to report your volunteer and continuing education hours.
The form for doing so is in an Excel spreadsheet, available for download.
(Click on file name to Open file and then save to your computer.)