NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY - CES
Sandoval County Master Gardener's
2019 Application

The mission of the Sandoval County Master Gardener Program is to provide trained volunteers to assist the Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Service in providing county residents with the most current science-based horticulture information and practices available. The program trains volunteers to educate and inform members of their communities about appropriate, sustainable, and environmentally friendly gardening techniques. The fifteen (15) training sessions are every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, mid-January through the end of April.  The training site is at the Sandoval County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia RD, Room 2047 (2nd floor), Bernalillo, NM 87004.                         
 
Questions?  Call Cooperative Extension (505) 867-2582
 
The Sandoval County Master Gardener program has gone green!  Access to the Internet is necessary. For program participants free access to computers and the internet is available at the Master Gardener Office and local libraries.  You will find that the Sandoval County Master Gardener website is an important communication and information resource. 

If accepted into the Sandoval County Master Gardener Program,
  • I agree to attend an orientation meeting, all training classes (3 absences allowed with makeup quiz), and pass all quizzes;
  • I agree to volunteer and record a minimum of forty (40) hours to the Sandoval County Extension Master Gardener Program by September 30th, 2019 and each subsequent year of participation; 10 of these hours are met through the Master Gardener training.
  • I agree to use my Master Gardener name tag, certificate and/or title only when providing approved volunteer service and not when working in a paid capacity or at any other time;
  • I agree to follow the policies and procedures of the New Mexico Sate University and Sandoval County Master Gardener Program as summarized in the SCMG Handbook.

I understand that applications are screened to select the best candidates to assist with Sandoval County community gardening and horticulture education. Reasons for not being selected will not be disclosed.  First priority is given to residents of Sandoval County. If selected for the program, I understand that I serve at the request of the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension and that the request can be withdrawn at any time.

Application deadline is December 15, 2018Fee for the class is $175, which covers the cost of materials for the class, and incidental expenses related to the class.   Notice: No refunds on class fees once classes begin.

You can pay either via credit card by clicking here or by check.  If you pay by check, please make your check for $175 payable to Sandoval County Master Gardeners and mail check and this application to:                      
     Sandoval County Master Gardeners
     P. O.  Box 400
     Bernalillo, NM  87004

Checks will be returned to applicants who are not selected for the program.

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. What is your gender?

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* 3. Are you 18 or older?

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* 4. How did you learn of the Sandoval County Master Gardener Program?

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* 5. Are you currently employed?

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* 6. Have you previously participated in a County Extension Master Gardener Program?

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* 7. If you have been a Master Gardener previously, please answer the following:

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* 8. Please list your gardening and/or horticulture training, classes or jobs

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* 9. Please list your other volunteer experience (i.e. schools, churches, senior citizens, etc.)

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* 10. Have you had experience in the following areas? (Check all that apply)

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* 11. Please list your group affiliations (garden clubs, community gardens, plant societies, etc.)

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* 12. Why do you want to become a Master Gardener and what special knowledge and/or experience will you contribute to the program?

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* 13. SCMG supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will provide auxiliary aid to individuals, as feasible. Do you have any barriers to learning for which auxiliary aid may be required Yes/No?

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* 14. If Yes, please explain.

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* 15. Will the training fee of $175 cause undo financial hardship and prevent you from enrolling in the SCMG 2018 intern class?

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* 16. If yes, please provide the best phone number for reaching you

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