We Grow Dreams Greenhouse & Garden Center
1055 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Name and Position of Contact Person:
Laurie Staple, Executive Director
Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:
Shorter hours from January through April. Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. May through July, 9am to 5pm.
Description of Organization:
We Grow Dreams is a year round, not-for-profit corporation, providing job training for individuals with disabilities, our Team Members. We supply a variety of annual and perennial plants, vegetables, and herbs, which are available for retail and wholesale purchase. In addition, we have a gift shop where craft products made by our Team Members are sold.
Description of Service Learner Role:
- Job Coach - provide 1:1 job coaching with a Team Member for a variety of greenhouse jobs
- Help with clean up of our grounds
- Help with landscaping of our grounds
- Conduct craft sessions
A background check is required.
Number of Placements Available:
5 or more
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258, (630) 942-2230
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2012 College of DuPage