Volunteer with the Naperville Park District
Serve your community with your time and talents! The Naperville Park District relies on many different kinds of volunteers throughout the year to make its programs and events successful. We need receptionists for our senior adult programs, special event helpers, coaches for youth sports, and more. If you are looking for an opportunity to get involved in the community, please consider volunteering with us.
Volunteering with the Park District is a great way to meet and socialize with others, share your expertise, help fellow community members - and have fun!
Please access our Volunteer Handbook for complete information on our programs.
Naperville Park District Volunteer Handbook
Prospective volunteers are asked to fill out our new online volunteer application. Please follow these two steps,
1st step is to fill out the student or adult application.
2nd step is to print off and fill out the background check form for the DCFS and return to the Volunteer Coordinator.
Students (17 and under) should complete the student application.
Adults (18 and up) should complete the adult application.
All applicants must fill out the authorization for background check form
We will then contact you to confirm your interest and assignment.
Take the Parks Volunteer Training course
Golf Course Volunteers
When: Monday's, May thru October
Where: Aug 4th @ Naperbrook, 22204 Hassert Blvd, Plainfield, IL 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Aug 11th @Springbrook, 2220 W. 83rd Street, Naperville, IL 8 am - 10 am
October 6th @Naperbrook, 22204 Hassert Blvd, Plainfield, IL 8:30 am - 10:30 am
October 13th @ Springbrook, 2220 W. 83rd Street, Naperville, IL 8 am - 10 am
Who: 1-10 volunteers ages 14 to adult
When: Friday, August 8th, 2014 FILLED
Where: Alfred Rubin Centre, Community Hall, 305 W. Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL
Who: 2 volunteers per shift, ages 16 to adult. All volunteers must be interviewed for this position before being accepted as a volunteer, skills for these positions cannot be determined online. Volunteers must commit for a minimum of two dates.
What: Volunteers will help serve food, replenish drinks, assist seniors with clean up after lunch, verify bingo numbers, assist with consolation prize basket, clean up after event and any other tasks requested by the Bingo Coordinator.
Volunteers at Centennial Beach
When: Monday's thru Saturday's 2 shifts 3-5:30 pm, 5:30-8 pm; Starting June 9th.
Where: Centennial Beach, 500 W. Jackson Ave. Naperville IL
Who: 2 volunteers per shift ages 14 to adult
When: Saturday, Aug 16th 7 am to 11 am
Monday, Aug 18th 6 to 8 pm
Where: Alfred Rubin Center, 305 W. Jackson AVe. Naperville, IL Community Hall
Who: 5-8 volunteers ages 13 to adult
What: Help organize, move and hand out soccer coaches materials for the upcoming season.
Concerts In Your Park FILLED
When: Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Fox Hill Greens, 1635 Brookdale Road, Naperville
Who: 2-3 Volunteers It is suggested that a volunteer comes to a minimum of two dates.
What: Help set up , hand out sponsor materials, take down
Helping in the Parks Project 1
When: Wednesday, July 30th 8 am to 2 pm
Thursday, July 31st, 8 am to 2 pm
Where: Meadow Glen Park, 1303 Muirhead Drive, Naperville, IL
Who: 2-5 volunteers ages 13 to adult
What: Help mulch tree rings in the park. Volunteers are asked to bring your own gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, hat and water bottle.
Helping in the Parks Project 2
When: Friday, Aug 1st 2014 8 am to 2 pm
Where: Brighton Ridge Ponds off 75th Street. Group will meet in the parking lot of Good Shepard Church located at 75th and Shepard Drive, Naperville, IL
Who: 2-5 volunteers ages 14 to adult
What: Teasel removal. Volunteers are asked to bring your own gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, hat and water bottle. It is suggested that all volunteers wear long pants and sturdy shoes.
Volunteer Celebration @ Centennial Beach FILLED
When: Thursday, July 31st 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Centennial Beach, 500 W. Jackson Ave Naperville, IL
Who: 4-8 Volunteers ages 14 to adult
What: Help set up and assist at the volunteer celebration held to thank volunteers who have 27 or more hours for the year. We need people to serve the dessert, run information to the microphone for announcements. Then clean up and take down.
Our adopt programs have been developed by the Naperville Park District to recruit and train residents and business community members who wish to assist in the general care and maintenance of parks and park amenities by selecting a specific location to care for.