Conditions of Volunteer Service
Annual recertification is REQUIRED to deliver direct educational outreach to the general public as an OSU Extension Master Gardener. Examples of direct educational outreach are: Answering gardening or pest management questions; providing gardening or pest management advice; teaching a class or workshop, writing a newspaper column or social media post, etc. Certification as a Master Gardener volunteer is valid for one year and recertification is an annual requirement for participation as an OSU volunteer.
We also need to have the following forms on file (you only need to complete these forms one time the first year you take the Master Gardener training):
If you want to initiate and coordinate a new volunteer project as part of the Master Gardener Program, you need to understand our requirements and complete the forms application form BEFORE you start the activity. Please read 2015 MG project selection criteria and then submit the appropriate form below.
Also, by October 1 of each year of the project, please compete the MG activity report form so that we can capture the impact of the activity in our annual reporting for OSU.
Please complete and return these signed forms to Master Gardener Program, 200 Warner-Milne Rd. Oregon City, OR 97045.