University of Maryland Extension

Volunteer Resources

Being a Volunteer

About the Program

Below lists an overview of program information and resources for UME Master Gardener Coordinators and UME Master Gardener Volunteers. 


  • Logo User Guides
  • Links to Logo Files
  • PowerPoint Slide Templates
  • UME Master Gardener Program Logos
  • UME Master Gardener Subset Program Logos
         Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic
         Grow It Eat It
         Native Plants

Policy Materials

  • Become a Volunteer
  • University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener Policies and Guidelines
  • University of Maryland Policies

Record and Report Volunteer Data

  • Access the Volunteer Management System (VMS) to report volunteer service hours, continuing education hours, and direct contact demographic data

UME Master Gardener Shop 

  • UME Master Gardener Handbook
  • UME Master Gardener Branded Merchandise
  • Program Supplies


Educational Outreach Resources

Grow It Eat It Teaching Resources

  • Mission, Vision, and Program Overview
  • Additional Resources

Teaching Tools, Templates, and Presentations

  • Organizational Flow Chart
  • PowerPoint Slide Templates
  • Grow It Eat It Presentations
  • Additional Teaching Tools

Year of the...

  • Resources for Year of the... UME Master Gardener activities


Learning Opportunities

Continuing Education Opportunities 

  • List of Webinars, Classes, and Other Events
  • UME Master Gardener/Master Naturalist Annual Training Conference

Communication Materials

Annual Reports

  • Archived UME Master Gardener & Home and Garden Information Center Annual Reports


  • View Current and Past UME State Master Gardener Newsletters
  • Subscription Button

Statewide Meeting Minutes

  • Grow It Eat It Statewide Meeting Minutes
  • Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic Statewide Meeting Minutes

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