We Grow Dreams Greenhouse & Garden Center
1055 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Name and Position of Contact Person:
Laurie Staple, Executive Director
Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:
- January through April: 9 to 4 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
- May through July: 9 to 5 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Description of Organization:
We Grow Dreams is a year round, not-for-profit organization, providing job training for individuals with disabilities, our Team Members. We supply a variety of annual and perennial plants, vegetables, and herbs, which are available for retail and wholesale purchase. In addition, we have a gift shop where craft products made by our Team Members are sold.
Description of Service Learner Role:
- Job Coach - provide 1:1 job coaching with a Team Member for a variety of greenhouse jobs
- Help with spring planting
- Help with landscaping of our grounds
- Assist with craft sessions
A background check is required.
Number of Placements Available:
5 or more
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
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
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