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Job Opportunity: Colorado Master Gardener Coordinator

We are the premier Master Gardener program in the State of Colorado, looking for a part-time program coordinator. The person for this position will have knowledge of volunteer management & a proven track record in working well with people, coordinating volunteers and/or managing volunteer programs, event management, database management & organizational skills.

Complete announcement, application process & requirements 

New 4-H Year Beginning!

We are beginning the 4-H Youth Development year and this is a great time to sign up youth aged 8-18. A Cloverbuds program for 5-7 year olds is also available. 4-H engages young people from all walks of life in positive youth development experiences. Programs, activities, projects, and events teach life skills that help shape youth and communities. Jeffco 4-H offers community club-based programs and after-school enrichment and outreach programs in partnership with local schools, day care centers and recreation departments.

Details about 4-H in Jeffco 

Apply for the new Master Gardener class

Love to garden? Here’s your chance to help beautify Jefferson County, along with your own back yard! Applications are currently being accepting by the Jeffco Extension office for the Master Gardener Certificate Training program, which starts this coming January. If you love working in your garden and are ready to take your hobby to the next level please click on the link below or call Amy Bubar at 303-271-6643 for more information. Applications are due no later than Friday, October 28, 2016.

2017 Master Gardener Application & Info