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Get Involved—Volunteer

  • Eagle Scout project to create benches at Maurice Noll Park

Helping your Parks

Support from individuals, the community, and businesses help us to provide even more opportunities for fun, learning, and relaxation, throughout the Mundelein Park & Recreation District.

Benefits of Volunteering

We want to give our volunteers a rewarding experience while working with the community. It has been shown that volunteering also provides other benefits including:

  • Full and meaningful life
  • Balance between work and play
  • Improved quality of life
  • Personal development and growth
  • Self-esteem and self-reliance
  • Sense of accomplishment
  • Creativity and adaptability
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Physical health and maintenance
  • Psychological well-being
  • Personal appreciation and satisfaction
  • Sense of adventure
  • Outlets for stimulation
  • Student service hours: school credit
  • Other Perks
    • Events: t-shirt and refreshments
    • Coaching: apparel
    • Advisory Committee: facility passes
    • Conservation Projects: facility passes
    • Foundation: facility passes
    • Dance: two admission tickets

Get involved: create a meaningful and positive impact on your community.

Support the Park District by donating your time as a volunteer.

  • Events: Mundelein Park & Recreation District organizes a wide range of annual events for the community. These events vary in size, complexity and duration. Volunteers are needed to assist with operations.
  • Coaching: Mundelein Park & Recreation District relies on volunteer coaches to provide a positive experience for the children playing specific sports. All coaches will be required to submit to a criminal background check.
    Recreation Advisory Committee
    Share your ideas! Mundelein Park & Recreation District Advisory Committee meets quarterly to provide outstanding recreation programs, services, and events. For more information, contact our Superintendent of Recreation & Facility Services at 847.388.5458.
  • Conservation Projects: We always appreciate help keeping our parks looking good. Volunteers can help by removing trash, cutting buckthorn, planting trees, or more. Ask about projects with our Parks and Facilities Superintendent at 837.388.5463.
  • Mundelein Parks Foundation: Mundelein Parks Foundation encourages health and recreation for the community through funding efforts that promote and enhance facilities, services, programs, parks, and special projects. It is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization governed by an independent, voluntary board. The foundation seeks to strengthen community and family ties with a self-generating funding source. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, please contact Mundelein Parks Foundation President at 847.388.5460 for more information.
  • Recreation Advisory Committee Share your ideas! The Mundelein Park & Recreation District Advisory Committee meets quarterly in an effort to continually provide outstanding recreation programs, services and events. For more information, contact Ron Salski at rsalski@mundeleinparks.org.


To learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Sarah Bannon at 847.388.5461 or sbannon@mundeleinparks.org.


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