Welcome to the Master Gardener Volunteer Program of Ramsey County!
We're so glad that you decided to join us in 2024! Your background check has cleared, your Safety of Minors training is complete, and you have registered to the Horticultural Core Course.
Before You Start...
Below are a few housekeeping items that we recommend tackling before you officially get started in January. These will help you hit the ground running next year.
Download the Online Resources Tool
Volunteers use a lot of online tools. Use this cheat sheet to find
a list of the most common websites, and record your usernames
RSVP for a Welcome Event
Interns and mentors are invited to an informal gathering on Thursday, January 4
at the Roseville library. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to come together
to meet, share stories, and celebrate gardening in the middle of winter.
Save Frequent Email Contacts
Add these names to your email's contact list/address book. You will be getting email and phone messages from them this year and you don't want your email's spam/junk filter to delete them.
Darren Lochner – firstname.lastname@example.org | 715 456 0690 (Ramsey County volunteer program coordinator)
Brianna Gohde – email@example.com | 651 216 5115 (Ramsey County volunteer program assistant coordinator)
SignUp Genius – firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out Recommended Reading for New Volunteers
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Volunteer Manual
University of Minnesota Board of Regents Code of Conduct
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policy on Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Standards of Behavior
Complete Your Bio
Your bio will be shared with other volunteers and help them get to know you
Share your Skills & Interests
Fill in this survey to help us learn more about you and what you bring to RCMG.
Create your RCMG Account
Make a volunteer account on our website so you can access the behind-the-scenes information & resources.