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Direct Service Projects

Green Earth, Inc.

Mission: To preserve natural areas for the benefit of the people of Carbondale, IL and to make these areas available for education and non-consumptive recreational pursuits.

Project Duties: Project work will involve either mainenance and/or improvements to hiking trails or habitat improvement work (e.g., removing invasive plants). Both types of projects occur outdoors within nature preserves. Volunteers are encouraged to wear long pants and long sleeves for working within the woodland and must wear closed toe shoes. Tools, gloves, bug spray, water, and snacks will be provided. 


For Kids' Sake

Mission: For Kids' Sake mission is to create a comprehensive international fundraising program to support service projects that safeguard the education and well-being of thousands of students and orphans in Bangladesh. 

Project Duties: Volunteers will help prepare for the 17th Annual Art Auction. Responsibilities will vary.

Touch of Nature

Mission: The mission of Touch of Nature Environmental Center is to enhance learning, promote professional development, encourage personal and interpersonal development, and increase environmental awareness.

Project Duties: Camp clean up and preparation and trail building. Volunteers will pick up trash and debris around the two camps as well as weather protect some of the outdoor wood structures. Volunteers will also work with staff to clean and build trails.

Keep Carbondale Beautiful

Mission: Keep Carbondale Beautiful initiates, plans, and directs cooperative efforts in litter control, recycling, community beautification, and environmental education.

Project Duties: City-wide cleanup. Volunteers will be assinged to locations across Carbondale to collect litter and recyclables.

Indirect Service Projects


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