Volunteer Programs

Danada Equestrian Center

Danada Volunteers help staff with daily horse care and stable chores at Danada Equestrian Center in Wheaton.

Fullersburg Woods

Mesmerize youngsters with environmentally themed puppet shows and games as you teach them about the wonders of DuPage County plants and animals at a state-of-the-art nature center in Oak Brook.

Golf Preserve

Assist staff with establishing and maintaining turf on site, while contributing to a safe work environment.

Kline Creek Farm

Kline Creek Farm Volunteers are invited to step back in time and re-create life on a farm in the 1890s at this living history farm in West Chicago.


Volunteers at Mayslake Peabody Estate interpret the majesty of Mayslake Hall, former home of coal baron Francis Stuyvesant Peabody. This historic house is within the Mayslake Forest Preserve in Oak Brook.

Natural Resources

Natural Resources Volunteers help to restore the District’s highest-quality ecosystems at forest preserves throughout DuPage County.

St. James Farm

Help maintain St. James Farm, one of DuPage County’s newest forest preserves, and teach the public about the natural and cultural history features of this well-known estate in Warrenville.

Trail Patrol

Trail Patrol Volunteers get to enjoy biking or walking through DuPage County forest preserves while providing information and assistance to visitors.

Volunteer Ranger Program

Participants in the Volunteer Ranger Program join a Forest Preserve District ranger in the field providing recreational learning opportunities, patrolling areas and supporting volunteer workday projects.

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Keeping the "wild" in wildlife -- that's what Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn is all about. Volunteers work with native fauna and create a memorable experience for visitors at this wildlife rehabilitation and education center.
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