UC Master Food Preserver Program
University of California
UC Master Food Preserver Program

For Volunteers

Administrative Handbook
Administrative Handbook

The UC Master Food Preserver Program Administrative Handbook for program staff and volunteers covers the policies and procedures that govern the UC Master Food Preserver Program, an educational and public service component of the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR).

* The UC Master Gardener Program Administrative Handbook will serve as the resource for all policies and procedures that govern the UC Master Food Preserver Program until the release of the official UC Master Food Preserver Administrative Handbook.

Master Food Preserver Health and Safety
Master Food Preserver Health and Safety
UC Master Food Preserver Safety Notes are one-page summaries of information to help you stay healthy and safe while working on home food preservation. The UC Master Food Preserver Safety Manual provides guidance for volunteers on best practices to reduce the risk of injury or illness during UC Master Food Preserver-sponsored activities.
Volunteer Management System (VMS) Help
Volunteer Management System (VMS) Help
Volunteer Management System (VMS) is an online system designed and built by the ANR Web Action Team. VMS is used by UC Master Food Preserver volunteers and coordinators to manage time (hours), projects, newsletters, documents, and photo albums. 
Collaborative Tools (CT) Help
Collaborative Tools (CT) Help

Collaborative Tools (CT) is an online system used by UC Master Food Preserver volunteers and coordinators to communicate group information to its members. In addition to the discussion page, CT has a document manager, calendar, and task functions.

2020 Reappointment
2020 Reappointment

The reappointment period for volunteers is from May 1 through June 30. One part of the process is to complete and pass the annual reappointment quiz with a minimum score of 85%. Use this study guide to answer the questions in the online quiz

2017 Conference
2017 Conference

Statewide staff, volunteer leaders, and program coordinators convened for the 2017 UC Master Food Preserver Conference on June 2-3, 2017 in Davis, California.  Thank you to those who attended the conference and contributed to making it a success. Below are resources associated with each session.

 

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