UNH Extension's 15 volunteer programs
4-H Foundation of New Hampshire
We provide New Hampshire 4-H programs with the financial resources that enable youth to reach their fullest potential.
Become a 4-H volunteer today and help create life changing experiences for the youth as they become true leaders themselves.
4-H STEM Docents
Engaging and inspiring New Hampshire K-12 youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects.
Extension Advisory Councils in each of New Hampshire’s 10 counties help identify the educational needs of county residents.
Coastal Research Volunteers
Volunteers work with scientists on coastal research projects to collect data and learn about coastal issues.
Lakes Lay Monitoring Program
Dedicated to the preservation and sound management of lakes through citizen-based monitoring and research.
The UNH Marine Docent program trains volunteers to provide marine science education programs for youth and adults.
Master Wellness Volunteers
An opportunity for adults to engage in learning sessions focused on creating change for health and give back to their community through volunteerism.
Natural Resources Stewards
Stewards are a community of volunteers who make a difference caring for the nature of New Hampshire.
Empowering generations of outdoor enthusiasts to volunteer for nature in New England.
NH Big Trees
Volunteer search the state for the largest examples of tree species and work together measuring trees in their local area.
NH Coverts Project
Training volunteers in wildlife conservation, forest stewardship, and effective outreach.
NH Master Gardeners
Master Gardener volunteers bring education about gardening, plants, soil, insects and more to the people of New Hampshire.
Teaching New Hampshire citizens how to eat healthier and save money.
Speaking for Wildlife
Get involved and learn about wildlife species and their habitats in the Granite State.
In This Together: Learning about Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI)
This program is for UNH Extension volunteers interested in gaining awareness and understanding of JEDI/cultural proficiency concepts and practices in order to help build a more welcoming organization and more inclusive communities.
Citizen Science Projects
Promoting healthy ecosystems, improve scientific research, and promote scientific thinking among youth and adults.
March 27th, 20234:00pm - 6:30pm, Examine and explore plant’s growth from seeds to flowers. Design a container maze and observe how plants grow inside a maze of sunlight. Educators will
March 28th, 20234:00pm - 7:00pm, Boston Museum of Science Presents: Engineering Adventures and Engineering is Everywhere! Empower youth to take on engineering challenges with curriculum
April 3rd, 20234:00pm - 6:30pm, Examine and explore plant’s growth from seeds to flowers. Design a container maze and observe how plants grow inside a maze of sunlight. Educators will
Go Botany gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org
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