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Welcome to the Ramsey County Master Gardener Volunteer Program!

We're so glad that you decided to join us in 2023. Your background check has cleared, your Safety of Minors training is complete, and you have registered to the Horticultural Core Course. Starting in January you will receive both the statewide and Ramsey County newsletter and invitations to volunteer events and activities. Early next year you will also receive a temporary name badge and t-shirt mailed to your home. (They might arrive in February.)

Before You Start

Before then, below are a few house-keeping items that we recommend tackling before you officially get started. These will help you hit the ground running in 2023.

Recommended Reading for New Volunteers

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.

Other Items

Complete Your Bio

Your bio will be shared with other volunteers and help them get to know you



Read about the
Mentorship Program

You will be paired with another RCMG volunteer who will help mentor you through your internship. Groups of mentors form teams.


Skills & Interests

Fill in this survey to help us learn more about you and what you bring to RCMG.



Review the
Internship Options

(NEW in 2023) Interns can choose between a 1-year and 2-year program. Let Darren or Brianna know if you want to be in the 2-year program.


Create your RCMG Account

Make a volunteer account on our website so you can access the behind-the-scenes information & resources.


Download the Online Resources Document

Volunteers use a lot of online tools. Use this cheat sheet to find a list of the most common websites, and record your usernames & passwords.


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