Dear Prospective Master Gardener Volunteer,
Thank you for your interest in the Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program! You will find the information below useful to you in understanding the Florida Master Gardener Volunteer program, as well as the role and responsibilities of a Master Gardener Volunteer. It will also give you insight into the Florida Cooperative Extension Service, how it functions, and how Master Gardener Volunteers operate as part of the Extension Service.
This year we will select 30 people from Seminole County to participate in the Master Gardener Volunteer training program scheduled to begin January 9th of 2023. Seminole County will be offering an online class through the Canvas platform. Class participants will watch online lectures on demand, and meet once a week on Thursdays from 5:30-7pm for hands on instruction.
In order to be considered for this year's program, you will need to do several things:
Once accepted into the program
If you have any questions, please contact me at 407-665-5558 or firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to meeting you in person in the near future.
UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County
Residential Horticulture Agent/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator
If you would like to learn more about the program before applying and meet some of our Master Gardener Volunteers, please join us at our annual Master Gardener Volunteer Information Session and Meet & Greet on September 8th, 2022. You can register for the free event at: https://semmgv.eventbrite.com
Class Planning and Structure
The Seminole County Training Class is offered once a year, beginning in January.
If you would like to pay for the class using a payment plan, or discuss other arrangements, please let Kaydie know during your interview. We typically have funds for 1-2 full or partial scholarships per year.