Become additional eyes and ears of our Law Enforcement Department. Be a visible presence to help make our preserves welcoming and inviting to all visitors as you are out enjoying nature. You can be on a bike, runnning, hiking or just out on a leisurely stroll at your favorite Cook County Forest Preserve. All you have to do is report anything amiss to the Forest Preserve Police.
- Volunteers must be at least 18 years old
- You must attend a brief volunteer training and pass a criminal background check
- Report anything concerning via phone to Forest Preserve Police
- We will provide you with your own neon volunteer t-shirt to wear when you are "on duty"
- Enjoy yourself and be courteous
- Outdoor Recreation
- Law Enforcement
- People Skills
- Environmental Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Totally flexible!
- attend a 1.5 hr training and pass a background check