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. Hold your cursor over the word application below in the next paragraph, then click to open the portal.
2nd step is to print off and fill out the background check form for the DCFS and return to the Volunteer Coordinator. Hold your cursor over the word authorization in the next paragraph and then click to open the page.
Students (17 and under) should complete the
Adults (18 and up) should complete the
All applicants must fill out the
We will then contact you to confirm your interest and assignment.
Take the Parks Volunteer Training course
Spring Volunteer Opportunities
When: Saturday & Sunday's
August 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16th 2015.
3 - 5 PM
Where: Centennial Beach 500 W. Jackson St. Naperville, IL.
Who: 1-2 volunteers ages 14 to adult
When: Friday, Sept 11th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Friday, Sept 25th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Friday, Oct 9th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Mon, Oct. 12th 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Family Bingo (Columbus Day)
Friday, Oct 23rd 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Friday, Nov. 6th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Friday, Nov. 20th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Friday, Dec 4th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Friday, Dec 18th 12:40 - 2:40 pm
Mon, Dec 28th 11:40 am - 1:40 pm Grandparent/Grandchild Bingo
Where: Alfred Rubin Center, Community Hall, 305 W. Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL.
Who: 2 volunteers per shift, ages 16 to adult. All volunteers may be interviewed for this opportunity before starting as a Bingo volunteer. Skills for these volunteers cannot be determined online. Volunteers must commit for a minimum of 2 dates.
When: Year round to start immediately 1-2 hours per week.
Currently Tuesday's 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Carillon Tower, Riverwalk, Naperville, IL
Who: 4-10 volunteers ages 18 years to adult
Golf Course Divot Repair
When & Where: 1st Monday of each month 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Naperbrook Golf Course 22204 Hassert Road, Plainfield, IL
( Aug 3rd, Sept 7th, Oct 5th, Nov 2nd)
2nd Monday of each month 8 am to 10 am
Springbrook Golf Course 2220 W. 83rd St. Naperville, IL
( Aug 10th, Sept 14th, Oct 12th, Nov 9th)
Who: 2-10 volunteers ages 12 to adult (groups welcomed)
Concerts in Your Park Series
Where: Sunday, Aug 2nd @ Buttonwood Park, 803 Buttonwood Drive, Naperville
When: For all Concerts volunteers will report in at 6:45 pm to 8:30 PM
Who: 2-4 Volunteers ages 14-adult
Hunters Woods Mulching
Where: Hunters Woods, 2007 Lakeview Court, Naperville
When: Wednesday, Aug 6th 8 am to 1 pm
Who: 4-10 volunteers ages 14 to adult
Recycled Art Workshop
When: Saturday, Aug 8th 2015
1st shift 9 am to noon
2nd shift 12 noon to 3 pm
3rd shift 3 pm to 5 pm
Sunday, Aug 9th 2015
1st shift 11:30 am to 1:30 pm FILLED
2nd shift 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville, IL
Who: 2-4 volunteers per shift, ages 16 to adult
Soccer Coaches Meetings
When: Saturday, August 15th 7 am to 11:30 am
Monday, August 17th 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Where: Players Indoor Soccer, 1740 W. Quincey Ave, Naperville, IL
Who: Saturday, Aug 15th 8 volunteers needed
Monday, Aug 17th 4 volunteers needed
Ages 14 to adult
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.