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Description

Do you enjoy connecting your friends, family and even complete strangers to the Forest Preserves? Make your excellent efforts official and become a Nature Ambassador Supporter. Help spread the word about the resources, programs and the benefits the Forest Preserves has to offer. Guidance will be provided.


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Unlimited Positions available!


Location

Cook County IL

Description of location


Contact Info

Contact person


Secondary contact:
Community Outreach Coordinator Nina Baki
nina.baki@cookcountyil.gov


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Requirements

Serve as a liaison between your group/community and the Forest Preserves by:
* Sharing information about events via email
* Handing out program brochures and other informational materials
* Providing feedback to the FPCC on the experiences of your group/community
* Reporting your engagement efforts on a quarterly basis
* Attending an annual meeting in your area with other ambassadors, FPCC staff and partners to discuss engagement strategies
* Showing the Forest Preserves Documentary to your group

The training for this role is easy, please join us!

See the attachment "Position Description" for more details



Description

Are you a friendly photographer who can capture the smiles and spirit of Forest Preserves events and programs? If so, then this is a great opportunity to practice and improve your photography skills. Also, your photos could be featured in Forest Preserves print or web-based publications!


Schedule

Dates: 23 Jan 2020 - 2 Feb 2021

Unlimited Positions available!


Location

Description of location
Various Forest Preserves in South and Southwestern Cook County


Contact Info

Contact person


Secondary contact:
Joe Swano
joe.swano@cookcountyil.gov


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Requirements

Responsibilities:
* Take event photos to be used for website and brochure content
* Submit your photos within one week after each event or program

Requirements:
* Experience as freelance photographer or professional photography experience preferred
* Provide portfolio or example of previous photography
* Provide your own camera and method of photo delivery in digital form
* Criminal background check required



Description

Help kids discover their inner musician at our Bluegrass Jams programs. You will be leading the discussion and creation of a simple musical instrument using repurposed invasive species.

When you arrive a naturalist will walk you through the activity. You will teach youth about invasive species in the Forest Preserves and how to play the instrument.


Schedule

Dates: 21 Oct 2016 - 1 Jan 2021

Unlimited Positions available!


Location
738 Thatcher Avenue
River Forest IL, 60305

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Contact Info

Contact person


Secondary contact:
Volunteer Program Coordinator Joanna Huyck
joanna.huyck@cookcountyil.gov


Website:
www.fpdcc.com


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Requirements

* The ability to communicate effectively with children
* Willingness to teach about concepts including invasive species, repurposing, and basic rhythmic patterns
* Background check required

Bluegrass Jams take place on the 2nd Sunday of every month from 1-3pm.




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