Service Opportunity: Partners for Our Community

Partners for Our Community - Details for Service Opportunities

Website: www.poc.news/about-us/

Contact Community Engagement Coordinator: Rachel Lara by telephone at 847-496-6303 or via email: rlara@palatineparks.org.

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Service Role: Assist with Community Garden
Frequency/Time Commitment: Two Saturday mornings in May to get the garden in shape and start planning. Then, any Monday or Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 PM during the summer to assist with weeding and keeping the garden in shape.
Training Needed: None
Location of Work: Community Garden next to Palatine Fire Department, 1475 N. Hicks Rd., Palatine, IL

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Service Role: Instructor/Tutoring in Community School
Frequency/Time Commitment: POC operates a Community School which offers, among others things, enrichment and tutoring to students. Also, special classes can be done with their middle school-age population, typically one time per week on a specific topic (e.g. music lessons, mindfulness instruction, etc) for one hour for a limited number of weeks (e.g. 6 weeks). The program does not run in the summer but runs from October through May.
Training Needed: None other than expertise in the content for the class you would be teaching or supporting / Conducting a class would have to be approved through Rachel well in advance.
Location of Work: Partners for Our Communities, 1585 Rand Rd., Palatine, IL 60074

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