To Request Volunteers

We appreciate the opportunity to provide assistance with your gardening project. Please copy and paste the Community Service Request listed below, fill it out and email or mail it to the appropriate address at the bottom of the form. Within two business days of our receipt of yourrequest, our intake coordinators will contact you to gather additional information. We will re-contact you during the following two weeks to let you know if we are able to provide the requested service, and, if so, to coordinate and schedule a certified ACES MasterGardener(s), as available, to speak with or advise your group.

**Reminder: All Master Gardener activities need to include horticulture education, no matter how informal. Master Gardeners should not be considered free labor. **


Master Gardener Service Request Form:

Master Gardener Community Services Request Date:________________

Please provide the following information:

Organization/Group Name:

Contact Person (name): Telephone Number(s): Preferred method of contact:
Date or first date of activity/event: Address/location:

Type of Services needed:

Community Garden
Landscape Project
Other
Provide brief description of need for Master Gardener(s). For what do you want advice/education/assistance? Topic?

If physical work is involved for your volunteers, describe the project, prep, terrain, and type of materials/plants to be used:

If possible, provide photos of site.
Is this Request: A one-time need? Yes No

A recurring request? Yes No Please specify how often and for how long: Estimated length of time required to complete the project each workday: Will the master gardener be working with:
Children/Youth? – Ages & Quantity: Seniors? Quantity:

Someone with physical challenges? Ages & Quantity: Others? Description & Quantity:

How many volunteers/workers will the organization provide for this work? What is their title/status with your organization?

Do you have the tools on hand for the needed work? Yes No Please list needed equipment and note whether the organization has secured that equipment (e.g. shovels, rakes, clippers, saws, etc)

Please return completed form to: jcmgacommunitysvc@gmail.com OR you may mail to
Alabama Cooperative Extension System, 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223, Attn: Bethany A. O’Rear

Please Note: There is no charge for our volunteer(s), but the Master Gardener may accept reimbursement for mileage and materials. Honorariums to the Jefferson County Master Gardener Association are accepted and are much appreciated. Mail donation to JCMGA, c/o Bethany O’Rear, Regional Extension Agent, 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223-1802



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