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Master Health Volunteer Program

A Master Health Volunteer is an earned certification that increases your knowledge in health topics and teaches you to facilitate educational programs for your communities.

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South Dakota 4-H Recognizes Volunteers at 2021 State Fair

August 19, 2021

Each summer, individuals who have made significant contributions to county or state 4-H programming are honored through the 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame.

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Volunteer Policies & Forms

These policies and forms provide useful information for volunteers.

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Volunteers

SDSU Extension volunteers participate in a variety of service programs through our organization, helping us expand the scope and effectiveness of our mission. In exchange for their service, volunteers receive training on a wide array of topics of interest to them. 

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Jungman Brightens Landscapes, Builds Lifelong Friendships

A Master Gardener for more than 20 years, Cindy Jungman says the continuous education the program offers has been valuable.

Tim Schreiner at his food preservation booth at the Vermillion Area Farmers Market.

Schreiner Turns Backyard Hobby Into Community Support

Whether volunteering as a Master Gardener or a Master Food Preserver, Tim Schreiner says the interaction with people and seeing that “light bulb” moment after a conversation is really the fun part of the programs.

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Master Food Preserver Volunteer Program

If you enjoy preserving food, volunteering and helping your community, SDSU Extension's Master Food Preserver volunteer program may be for you!

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South Dakota Change Network Announces 18 Changemakers

February 18, 2020

SDSU Extension is pleased to announce the 18 South Dakotans selected to the third cohort of the South Dakota Change Network.

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Volunteering: More than an act of service

In 2009, in honor of the terrorist attacks, the national government declared September 11th a national day of service and remembrance. It is a day to remember not only those who lost their lives but how we came together as a nation to grieve for the victims and support survivors and first responders.