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Deadline: January 13, 2020
II. Volunteer Interest
Why are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener?
Do you have a gardening philosophy? If so, what is it?
(i.e. lawns are bad, organics only, plant only natives, you should eat everything that you grow, or gardens should always be neat and tidy)
Volunteer Experience: (List Current or most recent experience first)
Have you had any teaching or public speaking experience?
If yes, please give details:
Other special skills, training, interests: (i.e. bird watching, crafts, desktop publishing, etc.)
Type of activities in which you would be interested:
Indicate days and times you are avaialble to volunteer:
We sometimes have many more applicants than volunteer poitions, and consequently must choose among equally qualified individuals. Please explain why you think you would make a good Master Gardener Volunteer:
III. Personal References
Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony?
If yes, please give date, nature, and disposition of offense:
Please note: A criminal record will be considered as it relates to specifics of the volunteer position for which you are applying. A criminal record may prevent an individual from volunteering, depending on the nature of the offense.
References: List non-family members who have knowledge of your skills, abilities, and qualifications. Individuals should have worked with you on projects and/or have direct experience with or knowledge of your qualifications. Please provide complete addresses and phone numbers.
Please include 3 references. Click the (Add+) button to start a new entry
I authorize the contact of listed references and understand that I am required to submit to a criminal background check prior to final consideration of my application to volunteer. I understand that misrepresentation or omission of required information is just cause for non-appointment as a volunteer with Ohio State University Extension. I understand that I serve at the pleasure of the Ohio State University Extension and agree to abide by the policies of Ohio State University Extension and individual program areas and to fulfill the volunteer responsibilities to the best of my ability.
Please return the application by the date requested. Contact us if you have any questions or wish further information. Thank you!
Ohio State University Extension embraces human diversity and is committed to ensuring that all research and related educational programs are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. This statement is in accordance with United States Civil Rights Laws and the USDA.
Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Agricultural Administration; Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Director, Ohio State University Extension; and Gist Chair in Extension Education and Leadership.
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