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Volunteer Opportunities

Enhance your life while giving back to the community through service opportunities. We invite you to become a volunteer for the Woodridge Park District. Volunteers are essential to the success of our programs. Any amount of time that you can afford to give will be greatly appreciated.

Volunteers make a difference! More than one quarter of a million people annually donate their time and expertise as volunteers for park and recreation programs and services, saving taxpayers millions of dollars in personnel costs. Thank you for your support!

Call (630) 353-3300 or email mail@woodridgeparks.org to volunteer for an event or program.


Enchanted Prince & Princess Ball

Contact Person: Kathi Wencewicz
Volunteers help with art and craft projects and organizing games for 2-5 year olds. Length of commitment: Friday evening in early February from 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Golden Years Program

Contact Person: Kim Passini
Craft Demonstrator: Someone to share knowledge in senior-related subject or craft project. Length of commitment: 1 hour per visit, on-going. Senior Helper: Someone to assist with weekly meetings and or/special events, such as luncheons or parties. Length of commitment: 2 to 3 hours, when needed.

Haunted Forest Walk

Contact Person: Kathi Wencewicz
Volunteers are needed to ride hay wagons, collect tickets, line control, help load and unload people from hay wagons. Length of commitment: Second to last or last Friday in October from 6 - 10 p.m. Second to last or last Saturday in October from 12:30 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 10 p.m.

Indian Summer Festival

Contact Person: Amanda Nichols
Work at festival assisting with children's and family activities. Length of commitment: The last Sunday in September from 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Woodridge Jubilee

Contact Person: Julie Rhodes
Work at festival assisting with children's activities, beverage tent, etc. Length of commitment: Father's Day weekend.

Youth Basketball Coach

Contact Person: Brad Keene
To develop and instruct youth skills in basketball while promoting fun and good sportsmanship. Length of commitment: 2 -4 hours a week starting in mid-November to mid- March.

Youth Soccer Coach

Contact Person: Dan Peboontom
To develop and instruct youth skills in soccer while promoting fun and good sportsmanship. Length of commitment: 2 -4 hours a week. Spring season runs April through June and fall season runs August through October.

Youth Girls Softball Coach

Contact Person: Brad Keene
To develop and instruct youth skills in softball while promoting fun and good sportsmanship. Length of commitment: Approximately 6 - 10 hours a week. Season starts early May through mid-July.