Join KMP staff for this month’s volunteer activity. Long pants and closed-toed shoes are recommended. Ages 10+. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Meet near Preserve restrooms for all activities unless otherwise noted.
Join KMP staff for this month’s volunteer activity. Long pants and closed-toed shoes are required. Ages 10+. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
When it comes to volunteering, 16-year-old Darian Paul chooses to follow her passions. Since becoming a Mercer volunteer at 13, the teen has participated in volunteer projects that correspond to her interests in art, science, and gardening. “I was always interested in science,” she said. “When I learned how cool butterflies were, I started doing […]
Before becoming a mother, Robyn Soileau considered her volunteer experiences as some of the most meaningful in her life. Now, she’s excited to share those experiences with her daughter, Camille. “I’ve always enjoyed helping others,” said Soileau. “In the past, I worked as a pediatric physical therapist, where I helped children with special needs. Even […]
Traveling the world, exploring the city, or trying something new is all part of the curriculum for students at the Latin School of Chicago. Every year during Project Week, students leave the classrooms to perform a service project or pursue a topic of interest in locations from Iceland to Uruguay. “The goal is to have […]
Mercer Botanic Gardens strives to match volunteers with their interests. When the Houston Zoo’s Collegiate Conservation Program contacted Mercer for a project this summer, they were tasked with removing several types of invasive plant species encroaching on the park’s conservation nursery border. Since 2011, the group has partnered with organizations across the Houston area on […]