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Volunteer for the People Spot Barn-Raising

Help Albany Park  build a space for a diverse community where everyone can feel welcome. Work with a team. Use power tools! Cut, drill, paint, fasten, assemble and install the People Spot.

Learn More & Sign Up

Volunteer Orientation
Saturday September 9th @ 10 – 11AM
4432 N. Kedzie Ave. Chicago IL
Come with friends, ask questions, have a doughnut, register as a volunteer, and pick your workshop sessions

Volunteer Session Schedule
Each session is four hours, and includes tool safety, training, working in teams, and free pizza!
September 10 – October 1, 2017

Saturdays ~ 10AM – 2PM
Sundays ~ 12PM – 4PM
4432 N. Kedzie workshop


Sept. 9
Sept. 10


Chop Saw, Drill Press & Wood Priming

Sept. 16/17 Painting, Drilling & Assembly
Sept. 23/24 Staining, Fastening, Jig Saw & Site Prep
Sept. 30/Oct. 1 Hand Tools, Layout, Assembly & Site Prep

Bridging the Distance – Community Event

October 7-8, 2017 – stay tuned for more info!
People Spot site: 4753 N. Spaulding Avenue

Saturday October 7 – Join us for the final barn-raising as we work together to assemble the People Spot on site. Food, fun, tools, and team-work.

Sunday October 8 – Celebrate a community social space that bridges the distance and adds color and life to Albany Park.

On-Line Volunteer Sign-Up

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  • Volunteers must be ages 16 and up + !!
  • Photo release and waiver required.
  • Volunteers attending high school, ages 18 and under must have parent or guardian signature on release and waiver to participate.
  • High school students earn four service learning hours per session!

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