Volunteers Make a Difference!

From the Freedom Four to youth soccer, the Glen Ellyn Park District relies on volunteers to make many of its programs and events successful. Becoming a Glen Ellyn Park District volunteer has its benefits. You can get outdoors, make new friends, enhance work and life experiences, and most of all…have FUN doing it! If you are looking for an opportunity to get involved in the community, please consider volunteering with the Park District!

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Help beautify your neighborhood parks. Families, community groups, and local businesses are welcome to take part in this program.


Take photos of our parks, trails, sports fields and recreation programs. Photos are always needed for use in our program brochure, websites and in promotional materials.

Coach a Team

Use your talents to encourage, guide and train young athletes at the Park District. Volunteer coaches are needed for soccer, baseball, football, and more. Note: all applicants are subject to a background check and must pass before coaching.

Restoration Work Days

Help keep our parks and trails clean, free of invasive plants by attending our monthly Restoration Work Days, geared towards ages 5 & up.

Event Support

There are always a variety of special events that would benefit from volunteer support. Everyone from teens to active adults can get involved!