Calling All Gardeners!
Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA)
Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) enriches the lives of children and adults with disabilities as a partnership of 17 Park Districts located within the northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Are you a very knowledgeable gardener and love to garden? We are seeking volunteers to help maintain our Sensory Garden at the Hanover Park Community Center! This opportunity will be taking place outdoors, and you will be able to social distance comfortably. If you are interested in volunteering, or want to obtain more information please contact Liz Thomas at 847/392-2848!
NWSRA provides outstanding recreation opportunities for people with disabilities within our partner Park Districts through weekly programs, adult day programs (PURSUIT), special events, summer day camps and inclusion in Park District programs. NWSRA is a park district that serves people with disabilities.
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About Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA)
3000 Central Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, US
NWSRA exists to create outstanding opportunities through recreation for people with disabilities. Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF), the fundraising arm of NWSRA, provides funding toward scholarships, accessible transportation, inclusion opportunities and more. If you are interested in fundraising opportunities, check out the options below: To make a donation to SLSF today, click here! To check out upcoming SLSF events, click here!
At NWSRA, children and adults with disabilities make friends, have fun, be included, go new places, learn new things, and celebrate their lives! Formed in 1974 to provide recreation services to individuals with disabilities, NWSRA is an extension of 17 member park districts within the northwest suburbs of Chicago. NWSRA is the largest of all special recreation associations and is a leader among peers with over 14,000 program registrations in more than 2,000 programs annually.
Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you as soon as possible through e-mail to confirm that you have been accepted to the volunteer team and that you have been placed in your preferred program. Volunteer applications are processed once per week, please allow at least 5 business days for your application to be processed.
*Letters of Verification for Volunteer Hours*
If you need a letter of verification for your volunteer hours, please contact Jake at email@example.com. Specify in the email if you would like to letter to be mailed, scanned and emailed, or to be picked up at the office. Please allow at least 5 business days to receive the verification.