The Elmhurst Park District’s volunteer program is part of a long tradition of community involvement that assists our organization in achieving our recreational goals. It is the selfless dedication of volunteers to the success of our events, programs and promotions that allows the Elmhurst Park District to offer the best in Lifetime Enjoyment to the community. Volunteers perform a variety of tasks each year and span all age groups. Some volunteer on a regular basis for long-term projects, while others assist with short-term activities or special events. All volunteers are invaluable!

If you are interested in volunteering with us please fill out the Volunteer Application form. This will better assist us in finding you a rewarding volunteer position.

For more information about our volunteer program, please view the volunteer manual at the bottom of the page or contact the volunteer coordinator at (630) 993-8924.

Volunteer Information Center

Click here to log into our online Volunteer Information Center. From here you can view your hours and receive messages from the volunteer coordinator.  Please note: Login access will not be granted until your application has been processed.

Abbey Leisure Center Parties

The Abbey hosts monthly luncheons for its senior members and volunteers assist with serving food to the guests. Upcoming dates:

  • March 23
  • April 27
  • May 25
  • June 22
  • July 27
  • August 24

Elmhurst Great Western Prairie Work Days

Help maintain Elmhurst's stretch of 10,000-year-old prairie. Volunteers meet at the Great Western Prairie (intersection of Berkley Avenue and Prairie Path, just west of Spring Road) at 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings once a month. Wear sturdy shoes and bring work gloves. Visit our Great Western Prairie page and the Illinois Prairie Path website to learn more about the trail and their events page to learn about other volunteer opportunities along the trail. For further information regarding the Elmhurst Great Western Prairie Volunteer Work Days, click here. Upcoming 2018 dates are below.

  • March 17
  • April 21
  • May 19
  • June 16
  • June 23 
  • July 21
  • August 18
  • September 15
  • October 20
  • November 17

Special Events

Volunteers help with many events during the year. Upcoming events and dates:

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