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Sagawau Environmental Learning Center - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center is home to some of the most unique geological features and habitats in the forest preserves. Enjoy the fresh air and put your muscles to work as you help restore the ecosystems in this biologically diverse site. Tools and safety equipment provided.

Youth under 18 must be accompanied by a legal parent/guardian or attend with a chaperoned organized youth group (school, scouts, church). Volunteers under age 18 must have their volunteer waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.


Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!


30 Jul 2022

Stewardship Volunteer Day

Meeting Place: Sagawau Workshop

Contact: Lorrie Ward

Phone: (630) 257-2045

Available Positions:  20

9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


31 Jul 2022

Stewardship Volunteer Day

Meeting Place: Sagawau Workshop

Contact: Lorrie Ward

Phone: (630) 257-2045

Available Positions:  20

9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


27 Aug 2022

Stewardship Volunteer Day

Meeting Place: Sagawau Workshop

Contact: Lorrie Ward

Phone: (630) 257-2045

Available Positions:  20

9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


28 Aug 2022

Stewardship Volunteer Day

Meeting Place: Sagawau Workshop

Contact: Lorrie Ward

Phone: (630) 257-2045

Available Positions:  20

9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center 12545 111th St
Lemont IL, 60439



Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity


Secondary contact:
Michael Konrath
michael.konrath@cookcountyil.gov


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Requirements

All individuals should consider their level of risk for the COVID-19 virus prior to engaging in any volunteer service.

Review the Forest Preserve's COVID-19 page each day before volunteering for important updates and safety precautions.

DO NOT attempt to volunteer if in the last 14 days you:
1. have any of the symptoms related to COVID-19 as identified by the Centers for Disease Control
2. have traveled to any foreign country or states with a high incidence of COVID-19 infections

Staff and volunteer leaders will implement protocols to ensure physical distancing, glove and mask usage, and tool sanitizing.

Wear all essential personal protection equipment (PPE) including a face mask.
Always keep a minimum distance of six feet from other volunteers.

*Participants should be able to be outdoors for 2-3 hours and walk on uneven terrain
*All tools and onsite training will be provided
*Please arrive a few minutes before the workday begins
*Dress to be outdoors and to get dirty. Layers, long pants and long socks are recommended
*Wear non-synthetic clothes, like cotton or wool. Weather permitting, there will be a brush pile fire and hot embers can make holes in clothes
*Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required
*Remember your sun protection, a hat or bandana and sunglasses are recommended
*Bring a water bottle and a snack to have during break time

Groups of 10 or more, please contact us first.

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