Roll Up Your Sleeves Service Day


Roll Up Your Sleeves Service Day

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Show us your Muscles! "Roll Up Your Sleeves" Service Day will take place Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. College of DuPage faculty, staff, and students will travel to surprise locations to put in a good day's work. Service projects could involve cleaning, painting, and trimming at local, non-profit organizations such as schools, nature centers, and food pantries.

If you are saying to yourself, "Self! Sign up for this event right now!", then you're in luck! The registration form is below.

Sign up by August 31.

Groups will need to decide the following before registering:
• Team captain
• Team name
• Is painting acceptable for all team members?
• Indoors/Outdoors activity preference
• Is the team open to additional members?

(Disclaimer: We make no promises that all preferences will be granted except those who wish not to paint and those who wish to work indoors.)

A maximum of 4.5 hours Compensated Service Time are available for use with prior supervisory approval. More information here.

HOW THE DAY WORKS
9:30 a.m.- Volunteers check in with COD Cares staff.
10 a.m.- Groups head off to their assigned secret location. Upon arrival, they will learn about that organization's role in the community and receive assignments for the day.
1 p.m.- Groups return to campus for the "Lunch and Share" where they will inform others of their organization's mission and service experiences.
2 p.m.- Back to work!

THINGS TO KNOW
• Prepare to get messy! Dress in old clothes and close-toed shoes that can handle spills.
• Prepare to be surprised! Preferences such as indoor/outdoor activities will be taken into consideration.
• Can't leave campus for the day? We have options for you right here on campus.
• COD Cares will supply all work materials, transportation, snacks, and bottles of water.


 

 

 

Contact Information


COD Cares

Ami Chambers 
Community Relations Coordinator
(630) 942-3823

COD Cares - Day of Action 2018

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Day of Action

Participants joined in a variety of activities designed to help with the preservation of our environment. From filling reusable paper rolls with seeds for COD's community garden to launching milkweed seeds to attract monarch butterflies.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

  2018 College of DuPage