High School and College Students it's not too early to sign up to volunteer as a summer camp assistant. A great opportunity for students who are thinking about a career in education or recreation. Volunteer positions show future employers and college admission counselors the student's drive and dedication. Such accomplishments demonstrate initiative, personal will and leadership skills.
Eastside Recreation Center and Lords Park - Youth Summer Camp Assistant - Assist the Eastside Recreation Center staff and team leaders with activities that promote positive and healthy lifestyles for youth. Activities include sports, arts & crafts, games, special event days, swimming and more.
Kids United Activity Assistant - Assist the liaison officer and team leaders in this free program for Elgin youth. Kids United creates a positive environment for youths to make informed and responsible decisions, while challenging and supporting the development of life skills. Activities include arts & crafts, sports, movies, cooking, substance abuse prevention and more.
Location: Abbott Middle School, 949 Van Street
Dates: June 9th - August 6th
Visitor Greeter at Hawthorne Hill - Do you enjoy greeting others and sharing information about nature? Do you answer the phone with a smile in your voice? Are you willing to assist with basic office tasks (filing, sorting, organizing)? Commitment: Minimum of a 3 hour shift once a month. Read more....
All volunteers must attend a volunteer orientation and register through Volunteer Up!
Community Garden Days
Our new Naturalist, Molly Center, is creating a new Community Garden. Come out, meet Molly and get involved in this ground breaking project. We are planning several work days in June and July.
Volunteers are always needed and appreciated. No job is too big or small - extra hands are needed for everything from clearing and preparing the garden to planting to weeding to shoveling dirt!
Volunteers from Wills Burke Kelsey Associates