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2022 University of California Garden Nutrition Extender Application


To complete this application you will need to provide information about previous experience, schedule availability and professional or personal references. Applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified within two weeks after the close of applications.

We have a limited number of training spaces. Please provide as much information as possible to be considered for this training cohort.

Please tell us about you.

Previous experience or knowledge that you would bring to the UC Garden Nutrition Extenders.


Interest in becoming a UC Garden Nutrition Extender

UC Garden Nutrition Extenders will be required to attend an initial training totaling approximately 30 hours, not including homework assignments. In order to become a UC Garden Nutrition Extender, you will be required to attend all trainings in a session. 


There is a one time fee of $250 for the training and materials, plus approximately $40-$75  for TB testing and fingerprinting.  After the first year, there is an annual fee of $20 for UC volunteer insurance. Please contact the coordinator if you need a scholarship.  

Please list at least 2 personal or professional references who have knowledge of your capacity to work with youth, conduct presentations, and/or garden. 

This material was produced by CalFresh Healthy Living, UC with funding from USDA SNAP, known in California as CalFresh (formerly food stamps), and the UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR). These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. CalFresh provides assistance to low-income households and can help buy nutritious foods for better health. For CalFresh information, call 1-877-847-3663. It is the policy of the UC and the UC ANR not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities (Complete nondiscrimination policy statement can be found at ) Inquiries regarding ANR’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Linda Marie Manton, Affirmative Action Contact, UCANR, 2801 Second Street, Davis, CA 95618, (530) 750-1318.