President Kevin Minard

Vice - President   David Wilson 

Treasurer Joe Walker

Secretary  David Prince  

Demonstration Garden Co-Leads

Victoria Gally - Cindy Platzer

Constant Contact (group e-mail)...moday68@aol.com

Mary Carey  Web master

VI. COMMON QUESTIONS | HOW TO RECORD VOLUNTEER HOURS


VOLUNTEER TIME FOR:


a) TIME SPENT WORKING IN THE DEMONSTRATION GARDENS AT THE EXTENSION CENTER

 Project: Select…

 Community, School, Church Landscapes / Gardens / Beautification
 Local Category or Project: Select…  Demonstration Gardens – St Charles Ext Center
 Description: Enter a description for the Activity
 Date
 Vol Hours: Enter the time spent volunteering
Include actual travel time

b) MG MONTHLY MEETINGS

 Project: Select…..  Master Gardener Meetings

 MG quiz: Record as Training (1/2 hour per quiz completed) (CE Hours);  MG guest speaker: Record as Training (CE Hours); generally 1 hour per meeting
 Remaining time of meeting + set up + clean up + actual travel time: Record as Volunteer Hours (Vol Hours)


HELPFUL NOTE: Report the meeting on one record

 Project: Master Gardener Meetings

 Description: Meeting Description  Date  Vol Hours: Total Time spent for…..

 Meeting Time + Set up + Clean up + actual travel time

 CE Hours: Total for time spent for:

 Quiz: (1/2 hour per quiz completed)

 Education part of meeting (guest speaker); generally planned for 1 hour

 

VII. REPORTING EXAMPLES


Project: Horticulture Answer Service (including time to research questions)

        Hort Line                                    4.5 hours - Report all time in Vol Hours field

Travel to Extension Center                      15 min

Answer Hort Line Questions                    4.0 hours 

Travel back home                                   15 min

 

Project: Community, School, Church - Landscapes/Gardens/Beautification

Category: Demonstration Gardens – St Charles Ext Ctr

Work in Demonstration Garden            3.5 hours - Report all time in Vol Hours field

Travel to Extension Center                    15 min

Work in Gardens                                 3 hours Travel back home 15 min

 

Project: General Public Assistance/Consultation

Help Design Church Garden                  3.5 hours - Report all time in Vol Hours field

Travel to Church                                 30 min

Work to design garden                        2.5 hour

Travel back home                               30 min

 

Project: CE-Continuing Education (This is toward the 6 hour annual requirement)

Class at the Botanical Gardens

CE Hours                                        3.0 hours (Class Time)

Vol Hours                                       1.5 hours (Travel Time)

Travel Time to Class                         45 min Travel

Time back Home                             45 min

 

Project: Master Gardener Meetings

CE Hours                                   1.25 hours (1 Quiz + Guest Speaker)

Vol Hours                                  3 hours (meeting + set up /clean up + travel time)

Travel Time to Class                   30 min

Travel Time back Home              30 min