See Something? Say Something! Be Additional Eyes and Ears in the Forest Preserves


(41.992085,-87.76157)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Cook County, ILChicago, IL 60646

About

Become additional eyes and ears of our Law Enforcement Department. Be a visible presence to help make our preserves welcoming and inviting to all visitors as you are out enjoying nature. You can be on a bike, runnning, hiking or just out on a leisurely stroll at your favorite Cook County Forest Preserve. All you have to do is report anything amiss to the Forest Preserve Police!

  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years old
  • You must attend a brief volunteer training and pass a criminal background check
  • Report anything concerning via phone to Forest Preserve Police
  • We will provide you with your own neon volunteer t-shirt to wear when you are "on duty"
  • Enjoy yourself and be courteous
To get started and reserve your spot at an upcoming training, please visit www.fpdcc.com/volunteer and search for "trail watch"


Skills

  • People Skills
  • Equestrian
  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Relationship Building
  • Bicycling

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two visits per month
  • a cell phone is highly recommended so that emergency calls can be placed if needed
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