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In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- JOHN MUIR


 

Volunteer Portal

Are you already a Lake Katherine volunteer? Here are a few links and resources that you might find helpful. Need something else? Just give us a call.

If you'd like to become a volunteer, please visit our volunteer page to learn how you can get involved.

 

Volunteer Information Center Access (VicNet)

Schedule shifts, see your past service, access our most recent volunteer newsletter, and download our volunteer handbook all from the comfort of home: https://www.volgistics.com/ex2/vicnet.dll/?from=302242. (Note: Field trip, camp and animal care volunteers are still scheduled through the Education Office.) This is the same system you sign into in the Nature Center, but with access to more features. If you don't know your password, just click "forgot password" and follow the instructions.

 

Contacts

If you need to contact one of the staff members you volunteer with, please call the office at 708-361-1873 or use the email addresses below.

Shamim Graff, Interpretive Educator
volunteerlk@lakekatherine.org

Gareth Blakesley, Operations Manager
gareth.blakesley@lakekatherine.org

Bridget Provost, Business Coordinator
bridget.provost@lakekatherine.og

Marian Sinkus, Educator/Naturalist
marian.sinkus@lakekatherine.org

Sara Barnas, Naturalist
sara.barnas@lakekatherine.org

Brenda George, Part-Time Educator
brenda.george@lakekatherine.org

 

Additional Resources

The Buzz n' Bloom Newsletter

Partnerships

Chicago Wilderness

Environmental Education Association of Illinois


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