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Community Education Specialist 1 (San Mateo)
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on November 12, 2019
Closing on December 12, 2019

About us

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) offices are local problem-solving centers, part of a statewide network of UC researchers and educators who bridge UC research with the communities we serve. We are dedicated to the creation, development and application of knowledge in agricultural, natural and human resources.

UCCE Offices

Main Offices:
located at UC Elkus Ranch
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 726-9059 / cesanmateo@ucanr.edu

Nutrition Staff Office:
300 Piedmont Ave., Bldg. B, Rm. 227
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 871-7559


Master Gardener Helpline Offices
(650) 276-7430 / mgsmsf@ucanr.edu

Mondays: 9am to 4pm Elkus Ranch Conference Center
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Wednesdays: 10:30 to 2pm

(*Please do not bring pest or disease samples to this SFBG location!)
San Francisco Botanical Garden Library*
1999 9th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
Thursdays: 9am to 4pm Veteran's Memorial Senior Center
1455 Madison Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94061