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SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)

Organization Address:

799 Roosevelt Rd., Bldg. 2, Suite 108
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Kay McKeen, Director of Staff

Phone Number:

(630) 545-9710

Email Address:

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., occasional Saturdays, but during the summer there are no late hours on Tuesdays and no Saturdays.

Description of Organization:

At SCARCE they teach people about the earth's natural resources.

Description of Service Learner Role:

"Scrap book rescue" and "Tools for Schools"--organize donated book and school materials, assist teachers and others needing books. Assist with recycled papermaking; help prepare for workshops and community events.

Organization Requirements:


Number of Placements Available:



Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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