Volunteer Service

COVID Notice

The AMGA did not collect volunteer hours in 2020 because of COVID

Members were ask to record any hours obtained post May 2019

 

Updated 2021 Volunteer Hours Requirement

A minimum of 10 Volunteer hours will be required from the period of 1 June 2019 to 31 December 2021

Hours must be submitted no later than 31 Dec 2021 

Hours are mandatory to maintain certification in 2021 as a Master Gardener & for any graduate of Dalhousie MG Program who would like to become a certified Master Gardener.

Master Gardeners in Training (Students) are encouraged to submit Volunteer hours, however these are not mandatory

 

Volunteer Hour requirement will be reassessed in 2022

Here are some ideas on how to obtain these hours

 

Volunteer Service

  • Speaking / Presenting at Local Garden Clubs, Associations, and Libraries

  • Conducting Webinars

  • Participation in the Monthly Zoom Gardening Sessions (intro & picture sharing)

  • Conducting Workshops

  • Writing Articles for the quarterly AMGA Newsletter

  • Work Party at the IWK Hospital Children’s Garden

  • Providing assistance at a Community Garden

  • Working Events at a “Ask a Master Gardener” Kiosk

Continuing Education / Training

  • Attending the AMGA Webinars

  • Attending Gardening Conference/Workshop/Webinar

    • AMGA Webinar Series is worth 6 Education Hours

  • Taking a Horticultural Course from an accredited institution

         - Dalhousie University – The New Prairie Landscape Course

  • Participating in Live AMGA Gardening Sessions via Zoom

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