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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. We offer diverse volunteer opportunites and training across a number of service programs. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please call 941-861-9900 or email sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu.

Volunteer Training and Service Programs

  • 4-H Youth Development: provides educational experiences through a "learn by doing" approach and helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes to enable them to become self-directed, productive, and contributing members of society
  • Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP): adult education effort that prepares participants for informed engagement in community projects that foster principles of sustainability, connectivity, and biodiversity
  • Florida Waters Stewardship Program (FWSP): educates and trains adults on the water connections in our community, and ways to protect and preserve resources
  • Master Gardener: trains and supports volunteer educators to provide information about planning and maintaining urban, suburban and rural landscapes with an emphasis on environmental stewardship

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Contact

Lee Hayes Byron
County Extension Director

6700 Clark Road
Sarasota, Fla. 34241

Phone
Fax
941.861.9900
941.861.9886

sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu
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Hours

Office
  Mon-Fri, 8a – 5p

Plant Clinic
  Mon-Thu, 9a-3p
  Fri, 9a to noon

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