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Tree Stewards: Case Study of Two Virginia Urban Tree Volunteer Programs

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Virginia has developed two, successful urban tree citizen volunteer programs, called Tree Stewards. The Virginia Extension Master Gardener (MG) Tree Steward program offers advanced training to MG volunteers, including education on health, assessment, selection and care of...

Advanced Help Desk Master Gardener Training Program

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EST

Pinellas County Master Gardener volunteers provide solutions to thousands of citizens every year at three Lawn and Garden Help Desks. The agent recognized the need for more advanced training for Help Desk volunteers due to low confidence and over-reliance on horticulture...

Equipping Volunteers to Understand Differences

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Frank Cox

As many youth serving programs start a new program year, there is often a scheduled kick-off meeting with volunteers to discuss upcoming events and activities. These meetings are also a great opportunity to incorporate training for volunteers. Activities that discuss...

Getting Volunteers off to a Successful Start

Monday, March 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo, Frank Cox

Many volunteer organizations struggle with getting a potential volunteer all the way through the process of recruitment to beginning service. In this webinar, we will discuss the process of moving a volunteer through the interviewing, screening, and orientation processes in...