Volunteer Open House Sat. Jan. 12, 2017 "Let the Adventure Begin!"

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The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 40 people are interested
Volunteer Open House & Info Sessions
Learn more about Volunteering with us!


Let the Adventure begin! Be a part of our volunteer team, make friends, share your time, assist us in carrying out our goals and have some fun! We have 10 unique programs and more than 50 volunteer opportunities. We invite you to learn what you can do at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Headquarters Building (3 S 580 Naperville Road) on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 9am to Noon. This Open House will give you a chance to talk with volunteers and staff from each of the 10 volunteer programs.

Interested in caring for injured and orphaned wildlife? Willowbrook Wildlife Center might be your prefect fit!

Interested in Horses? Danada Equestrian Center offers year-long opportunities assisting staff with horse care.

Interested in farm life in the 1890's? Kline Creek Farm has many volunteer opportunities in agriculture, domestic arts, gardening, interpretation and more!

Interested in teaching kids about nature? Or assisting conservation efforts or monitoring frogs, insects, birds? Fullersburg Woods or Natural Resource Management might be right for you!

Like archery, fishing and kayaking? Volunteer Ranger program is looking for Program Assistants. You'll assist visitors who are participating in these programs.

Trail Patrol offers you the chance to patrol on foot or on bike providing assistance and information to preserve visitors.

SpecialServices needs volunteers who can be called upon for special events and projects throughout DuPage County on an as needed basis.

Mayslake Peabody Estate and St. James Farm are looking for volunteers to learn the history of these interesting historic sites and share these facts with the public. They are also looking for gardeners!

You can be a program assistant, volunteer interpreter, gardener, and more!

The Open House schedule is as follows:
9am-10am - visit with volunteer program representatives at their booths.
10am-11am - listen to a short overview of each volunteer program to learn what matches your interests. 11am-Noon - ask questions & visit with volunteer program representatives at their booths .

Call for more information or directions! 630-933-7233

More opportunities with The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

Animals Community Environment


Sat Jan 12, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


South of Butterfield Rd on Naperville Rd3 S 580 Naperville RoadWheaton, IL 60189


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • One to three hours

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