Opportunity Details

Nature Ambassador- Outreach Tabling Opportunities

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Description

Check back here often for upcoming tabling opportunities where you can engage witht he public and share your love of the Forest Preserves.

Volunteers will be working alongside FPCC staff. Event details will be communicated via email.


Schedule

Dates:

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30 Jun 2019

Hickory Hills Summer Fest

Meeting Place: Roberts Road

Contact: Mimi Rivera

Phone: mireilla.rivera@cook

Notes: The Hickory Hills Street fair includes arts and craft vendors, food, beer tent and bingo. Available Positions:  1

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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10 Jul 2019

AM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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10 Jul 2019

PM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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11 Jul 2019

AM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


11 Jul 2019

PM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


12 Jul 2019

AM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


12 Jul 2019

PM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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13 Jul 2019

Kids' Fest

Meeting Place: 598 Thornton Lansing Road

Contact: Jessica Becker

Phone: 312-415-2970

Notes: Discover a new appreciation for nature while you hike, climb, and paddle through this annual outdoor extravaganza for the whole family. This event usually see between 500-1000 people. lunch will be provided if the volunteer works the whole time. Parking will be available onsite. I will be requesting that NA help distribute FPCC info and encourage people to fill out the exit survey. They will likely be alone (or with a YOA), but FPCC staff will be nearby. Available Positions:  1

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Jul 2019

AM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Jul 2019

Kids' Fest

Meeting Place: 598 Thornton Lansing Road

Contact: Jessica Becker

Phone: 312-415-2970

Notes: Discover a new appreciation for nature while you hike, climb, and paddle through this annual outdoor extravaganza for the whole family. This event usually see between 500-1000 people. lunch will be provided if the volunteer works the whole time. Parking will be available onsite. I will be requesting that NA help distribute FPCC info and encourage people to fill out the exit survey. They will likely be alone (or with a YOA), but FPCC staff will be nearby. Available Positions:  1

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


13 Jul 2019

PM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


14 Jul 2019

AM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sign Up Individual Sign Up Group


14 Jul 2019

PM Shift: Taste of Chicago FPCC Booth

Meeting Place: Grant Park

Contact: Nina Baki

Phone: 312-590-6361

Notes: We will be in the Farm to Festival with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, API, UIE MG/MN. Our specific area in the kids play area. We will have an info table, camping tent, tinker logs, tree cookies for stepping stones, loose parts. Volunteers are responsible for transportation. No free parking will be available. Available Positions:  2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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25 Aug 2019

Bike the Garden

Meeting Place: Chicago Botanic Garden

Contact: Mimi Rivera

Phone: mireilla.rivera@cook

Notes: Bicyclists of all ages are invited to ride the full perimeter of the Garden this one day of the year. Participants in this free event will be able to ride on the East and West Roads, enabling access to areas that are usually off-limits to bicyclists. After the ride, come to the McDonald Woods pavilion to enjoy the festivities, check out the vendors, and learn at the information tables. Available Positions:  1

7:30 am - 9:30 am

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8 Sep 2019

Tabling at Migrating Monarchs event

Meeting Place: Thatcher Pavilion

Contact: Susan Dombro

Phone: 708-366-6530

Notes: Help support the information table. At this event, Monarch butterflies are tagged and release, learn how you can help these creatures, music, food, crafts and more. 600 visitors. Plenty of parking and we provide lunch. Available Positions:  2

11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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14 Sep 2019

Meet the Creek

Meeting Place: Brookfield Village Hall

Contact: Cre Walls

Phone: credell.walls@cookco

Notes: The event will include free canoe rides, displays of native fish, and live reptiles, as well as crafts and information about the creek's history. Available Positions:  1

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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14 Sep 2019

Oak Lawn Monarch Fest

Meeting Place: The Oak View Center at the Oak Lawn Park District

Contact: Mimi Rivera

Phone: mireilla.rivera@cook

Notes: An event to help ensure that our future generations get to experience the beauty of our state butterfly, the Monarch butterfly! Admission is FREE! Activities will include: sbutterfly arts & crafts for kids sinteractive puppet theatre smusic slive butterfly tagging scaterpillar aquarium sbug zoo smovie on the butterfly's migration to Mexico We will also be offering everyone the opportunity to purchase milkweed plants for $1 to help save the Monarch butterfly. Available Positions:  1

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Location

Cook County IL


Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Community Engagement Specialist
Credell Walls
Credell.walls@cookcountyil.gov
(708) 386-4042

Secondary contact

Community Outreach Coordinator
Nina Baki

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Requirements

* Be comfortable talking with the public at events in the community or Forest Preserves

* Participate in training & regular updates about activities/resources within preserves from FPCC and partners

* Communicate with Community Outreach staff and partners about specific events, schedules, tabling event information bin, and number of people engaged

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