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Volunteer Coordinator Wanted

WI-IL FOX RIVER WATER TRAIL

Core Development Team

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Job Description

Volunteer Coordinator

Wisconsin-Illinois Fox River Water Trail Initiative

The Core Development Team of the Wisconsin-Illinois Fox River Water Trail Initiative is looking for an unpaid coordinator or coordinators to collect data along the Illinois portion of the Fox River. Coordinators may choose to work with volunteers along the entire length of the Fox River in Illinois or work in one of the following counties: McHenry, Lake, Kane, Kendall and LaSalle Counties.

The Core Development Team (CDT) emerged from a partnership to develop the Wisconsin-Illinois Fox River Water Trail with technical assistance from the National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program.

The CDT, tasked with developing the Wisconsin-Illinois Fox River Water Trail is in the process of collecting data for river segments, access points, and dams along the Fox River. The Team is looking for an unpaid coordinator or coordinators interested in working with other volunteers and the CDT to collect this data along the Illinois portion of the Fox River. Several organizations and individuals have expressed interest in collecting the data. The Coordinator or Coordinators will be responsible for reaching out to these potential volunteers, providing them with information about the criteria and process used to collect the data and ensuring that data is entered into the spreadsheet. Data collection forms will be available online via smart phone, tablet or paper. Once data is entered it will automatically be stored in the database.

Interested individuals please contact Karen Ann Miller, co-chair, Core Development Team at millerkaren@co.kane.il.us or (630)232-3418 by Friday September 23rd.

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