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Volunteer Opportunities

Connecting You to Environmental Volunteer Opportunities!

Ready to start making a difference? Use CEN's easily navigated database to expand your potential. Browse through the list of opportunities below, or use the search form at the bottom of the page.

One-day volunteer opportunities can also be found on the Events Calendar.

Volunteer Opportunity/
Organization
Weekly
Commitment
Indoor/
Outdoor/ Both
Minimum
Age
Wildflower Gardens 
Skokie Park District / Emily Oaks Nature Center 
   out 16 
Welcome Desk 
Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens 
   in 16 
Weekend Naturalists at Volo Bog 
Volo Bog State Natural Area 
   both 18 
Weekend Docents at Volo Bog 
Volo Bog State Natural Area 
   in 18 
Weekday Workgroup  
Skokie Park District / Emily Oaks Nature Center 
   in 16 
Water-Quality Lab Volunteers 
John G. Shedd Aquarium 
   in 18 
Volunteer: Learn How to Grow Food Sustainably 
The Talking Farm 
   both 14 
Volunteer Veterans Conservation Corps 
Volo Bog State Natural Area 
   both 25 
Volunteer Stewardship Network 
Nature Conservancy (The)—Illinois Chapter 
   out 12 
Volunteer Restoration Workdays 
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County 
   out


Categories
Counties
Administrative/Office
Animal Care
Art/Photography
Education
Environmental Advocacy
Gardening/Farming
Guest/Visitor Services
Habitat/Restoration Workday
Handyman/Craftsperson
Parks/Outdoor Recreation
Recycling
Research
Scout/Youth Group
Special Events
Technical/Legal Assistance
Wildlife Rehabilitation
Wildlife/Habitat Monitoring
Other
Boone
Cook
DuPage
Kane
Kendall
Kenosha, WI
Lake, IL
Lake, IN
McHenry
Porter, IN
Will
Winnebago
Other
 


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