WHY VOLUNTEER?



      • Develop new skills
      • Gain professional experience
      • Build a CV or resume
      • Explore a career
      • Earn academic credit
      • Develop a career network
      • Enhance your education
      • Do something different from your job or schooling
        • Reduce stress
        • Fight boredom
      • Donate your skills to a valuable community service
      • Freedom of schedule
      • For FUN!

WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?

We are looking for people with these qualities:

      • Interested in plants and/or fungi
      • Attention to detail
      • Ability to work independently or in a group
      • Willingness to ask questions 
      • Ability and willingness to follow instructions and guidelines
      • Minimal computer skills

AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

      • Databasing plants and/or fungi
      • Sorting specimen backlogs
      • Filing specimens
      • Sorting reprints
      • Barcoding
      • Fungal packet transfers
      • General housekeeping

HOW TO VOLUNTEER

You may contact us at:


Jamie Minnaert-Grote                  Andrew Miller       
Collections Manager               Herbarium Director                       
minnaert@illinois.edu   amiller7@illinois.edu
217-244-7332     

 

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