Volunteering

Volunteering
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UNH Extension's 14 volunteer programs


With more than 5,000 volunteers, extend our work across the state.

 

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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. 

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4-H Volunteers


Become a 4-H volunteer today and help create life changing experiences for the youth as they become true leaders themselves.

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Advisory Councils


Extension Advisory Councils in each of New Hampshire’s 10 counties help identify the educational needs of county residents.

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Coastal Research Volunteers


Volunteers work with scientists on coastal research projects to collect data and learn about coastal issues.
 

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Lakes Lay Monitoring Program


Dedicated to the preservation and sound management of lakes through citizen-based monitoring and research.

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Marine Docents


The UNH Marine Docent program trains volunteers to provide marine science education programs for youth and adults. 

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Nature Groupie


Empowering generations of outdoor enthusiasts to volunteer for nature in New England. 

Nature Groupie

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Natural Resources Stewards


Stewards are a community of volunteers who make a difference caring for the nature of New Hampshire.

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NH Master Gardeners


Master Gardener volunteers bring education about gardening, plants, soil, insects and more to the people of New Hampshire. 

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NH Big Trees


Volunteer search the state for the largest examples of tree species and work together measuring trees in their local area.

NH Big Trees

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NH Coverts Project


Training volunteers in wildlife conservation, forest stewardship, and effective outreach. 

NH Coverts Project

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Speaking for Wildlife


Get involved and learn about wildlife species and their habitats in the Granite State.

Speaking for Wildlife

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Nutrition Connections


Teaching New Hampshire citizens how to eat healthier and save money.

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STEM Docents


Engaging and inspiring New Hampshire K-12 youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects.

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Articles

A NH Master Gardener Volunteer Profile
A NH Master Gardener Volunteer Profile Learn More
A Master Gardener Volunteer Profile
A Master Gardener Volunteer Profile Learn More
UNH Cooperative Extension volunteers are invited to a virtual getaway to the White Mountain National Forest on March 6, 2021
UNH Cooperative Extension volunteers are invited to a virtual getaway to the White Mountain National Forest on March 6, 2021 Learn More

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Resources

Plant ID

Go Botany gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org
Online plant key for New England flora with vivid photographs. Provides a platf... Learn More
UNH Extension Volunteer Policies

Table of Contents


Introduction
Values and Beliefs
Volunteer Re... Learn More
Volunteers from any organization needing COVID-19 safety training for outdoor work may complete this 12:46-minute training module to receive a Certifi... Learn More
Together We Can Achieve More!

What is the New Hampshire Master Gardener Alumni Association? 

The New Hampshire Master Ga... Learn More