A Flexible Opportunity for the Outdoorsy Type


Cause Areas


Thu Nov 30, 2017 - Mon Dec 31, 2018


Cook County, ILChicago, IL 60646


Do you love riding your bike, walking your dog or jogging along the trails in the Cook County Forest Preserves? Be a visible presence to help make our preserves welcoming and inviting to all visitors as you are out enjoying nature. 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
To get started and reserve your spot at an upcoming training, please visit www.fpdcc.com/volunteer and search for "trail watch"


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Totally flexible, just 2 visits per month

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