• Volunteer Opportunities

     Please check back to see what opportunities are available and sign up right here on this page!
     Volunteers will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  Once filled, the form and/or contacts will stop accepting responses.

    It is VERY important that if you sign up for an event you honor your commitment and SHOW UP!
    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mr. Frank Holthouse at 847-451-3031 or fholthouse@leyden212.org.
    Here are some of the opportunities coming up!


  • Make a Difference Day 2017

    When: Saturday, October 21st

    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Where: East Leyden - 3400 Rose St. Franklin Park

    Contact: Frank Holthouse -- 847 451 3031 -- fholthouse@leyden212.org

    What: Do you know about Make a Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide? Keep the Leyden tradition alive, and volunteer! There will be over 30 projects right here in our own backyard. Please try to participate through a club or sport first.  If you are not in a club or sport yet (why not?!?) you can sign up below.

    Saturday's Schedule

    • 7:30 & 8:00 Bus from West Leyden to East Leyden
    • 8:00 - 8:45 Pancake breakfast in East Leyden Cafeteria
    • 9:00-11:00 SERVICE PROJECTS!!!
    • 11:00-11:30 Bus back to East Leyden
    • 11:30 - 12:00  Pizza in East Leyden Cafeteria
    • 12:00 Bus from East Leyden to West Leyden

    SIGN UP HERE!                Permission Slip HERE!

    MADD 2017

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    Leyedn Township

    Halloween Bash scarecrow


    When:  October 28, 2017

    Time:  12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Where:  Westdale Park

                3045 Sandra Ave.

                Melrose Park, IL  60164

    What:  We are in need of volunteers in the Scarecrow making stations (No students with allergies to hay please). We also need help in the game stations, setting up, and running the games and helping to clean up after the party.

    Contact:  Robin Remele, Facility and Program Manager,

    rremele@leydentownship.com or

    text at 847-833-9297


    Sign Up Here!


    candy corn

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  • Boo Costumes



    Village of River Grove's 

    Halloween Bash


    When:  October 28, 2017

    Time:  1:00pm  - 3:00pm

    Where:  River Grove Recreation Center

                 8664 W. Grand Ave.

                 River Grove, IL  60171

    What:  We are seeking 4-5 volunteers, to help set up the games and crafts.  Help run the games and crafts and help clean up after the party.


    Contact:  Laura Jardine, Recreation Director, ljardine@rivergroveIL.gov or 708-779-8118 

         Please sign up by October 25, 2017       

                        Sign Up Here!


                 Bats     Bats



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  • Pumpkins

     The City of Northlake's Boofest


    When:   October 31, 2017

    Time:     5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Where:  Grant Park, 44 W. Golfview Northlake, IL  60164

    What:    We need help with the haunted trail, Running the games for the children, and handing out the Hot Dogs.

    Contact:  Liz Biddle lbiddle@northlakecity.com    

    City of Northlake

    55 E.  North Ave.

    Northlake, IL 60164

                                                             SIGN UP HERE!

    Pumpkins                                                                                                                                          Pumpkins


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  • Halloween


    Park District of Franklin Park  

                                    HALLOWEEN HOOT        






    When:              Tuesday October 31, 2016

    Time:               3:30pm - 6:30pm

    Where:             Centre at North Park (10040 Addison Ave, Franklin Park)

    We need Volunteers to help with:

                              Set up and Running Carnival Games


    Contact:    Jackie Iovinelli, CPRP, Superintendant of Recreation, 847-451-8134

                            SIGN UP HERE


    Halll                           Halll


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  • Knights of Columbus Food Drive Flyers

    When: Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Where: Schiller Park Community Center (4501 25th Ave, Schiller Park)

    Who/Contact: Wayne Bernacki -- 312-913-8505 -- wmb16@sbcglobal.net

    What: We need volunteers to walk the Village of Schiller Park to pass out FOOD DRIVE FLYERS on designated blocks. All volunteers meet at the Schiller Park Community Center, at 9:00 am on Saturday November 4th, 2017. Volunteers are provided with flyers and a map of the designated block where they are being asked to pass out flyers. We estimate volunteers will be done in 60-75 minutes per their designated geographic area.


    Food Drive


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  • Knights of Columbus Food Drive Pick Up

    When: Saturday, November 11, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Where: Schiller Park Community Center (4501 25th Ave, Schiller Park)

    Who/Contact: Wayne Bernacki -- 312-913-8505 -- wmb16@sbcglobal.net

    What: We need volunteers at 9:00 am sharp on November 11th, to return to pick up the donations at the locations the flyers were distributed. After picking up the food donations, all donations are repacked at the Schiller Park Community Center for transport to the Leyden Family Services’ Food Pantry. Volunteers are usually done by 11:00 am after delivering the donations to the Food Pantry.

    Food Drive 3


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