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7402 W. Lake Katherine DrivePalos Heights, IL 60463


Maintenance volunteers assist with a variety of needs around the grounds and tasks may vary depending on the season. Volunteers assist in the repair, construction, and upkeep of the facility. Jobs include painting, repairing of fences, window cleaning, and sweeping. After training, volunteers will regularly walk the park grounds, addressing maintenance issues as needed. Experience with hand tools and general maintenance is preferred.
Maintenance work is typically done between 9a-5p Monday through Friday.
Please visit the Nature Center or http://lakekatherine.org/volunteer-opportunities.cfm to obtain a volunteer application. Return completed applications to Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens, 7402 W. Lake Katherine Drive, Palos Heights, IL, 60463, Attention: Volunteer Coordinator.


  • Landscaping
  • Carpentry
  • Janitorial Maintenance
  • Habitat Restoration

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 40 hours per year; typically 4 hour shifts

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