Opportunity Details

Sand Ridge Nature Center - Stewardship Volunteer Days

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Description

Help take care of Sand Ridge Nature Center with removal of invasive plants. Come out to this spectacular place and do some good work for nature and friends.

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!


16 Aug 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  9

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


23 Aug 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


30 Aug 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


6 Sep 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Sep 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


20 Sep 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


27 Sep 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


4 Oct 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


11 Oct 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


18 Oct 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


25 Oct 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


1 Nov 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


8 Nov 2022

Stewardship Workday

Meeting Place: Meet behind Nature Center

Location Description:  Meet behind Nature Center by garage

Contact: Nancy Joseph

Phone: 773-562-6177

Available Positions:  10

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


Location
15891 Paxton Ave.
South Holland IL, 60473



Contact Info

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Secondary contact:
Assistant Director Jeanette Louis


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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.
Plan accordingly, as many public restrooms are closed.
Bring your own gloves, snack, water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, and hand sanitizer.

*Volunteer will help remove invasive plants like garlic mustard and buckthorn.
*Must be able to work outdoors and have knowledge of working outdoors safely.
*Should be able to use simple tools including loppers and hand saws.




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