The trails you love to ride are built and maintained by volunteers, riders just like you. The hours are (kind of) short and the pay is low (ok, no pay), but the work is fun and you do get a free lunch and a chance to ride with the people you just met, after lunch.
Unlimited Positions available!
Sunday: Mornings, Saturday: Mornings
Bull Frog Lake
Willow Springs IL, 60480
Meeting locations depends on where we will be working at, Please verify location my checking http://cambr.org/workdays 4/19 workday, we will be meeting at bottom of dynamite road at 9am http://goo.gl/maps/mq9f7
Contact person for opportunity
Executive Director Jerry Stoeckigt
Requirements & Documents
Be prepared for the conditions and a good hike. Some volunteers bring a change of clothes, especially during the hot summer months. In cooler weather, dress in multiple thin layers to better regulate your temperature. When it is dry, we usually do a group ride after the trail work is done (and sometimes one before as well). So bring your bike gear. We supply you with all hand tools needed. Remember to not over-exert yourself in extreme heat, use tools safely, and only use tools you are comfortable with. One thing to be careful of is poison ivy, though simple precautions will protect you most of the time.
The important stuff:
Leather work gloves
Long pants (Protection from ticks)
Hat (Protection from branch tips and thorns)
Protective eyewear (Protection from branch tips and thorns)
Hydration pack (water bottles get lost)
Hooded raincoat (if the forecast dictates)
Every volunteer must sign an annual waiver.
Lunch is provided.