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Volunteering Opportunities

Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers!  

 DID YOU KNOW: You are not limited to the volunteer opportunities listed here. We will grant credit for any volunteering that helps others that you did not get paid for. Don't forget to log your service hours.  

DID YOU KNOW: Each time you volunteer with Unity in Community your earn a raffle ticket for their service scholarship!

Volunteer Opportunities

Please check back to see what opportunities are available and sign up right here on this page! Always remember to social distance, wash or sanitize hands, and wear a mask while working with others.
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!


Current Opportunities

River Front Fest at River Grove 2024

Date:  Thursday,  May 30, 2024  5:00pm - 10:00pm

            Friday,  May 31, 2024   5:00pm - 11:00pm

            Saturday,  June 1, 2024  1:00pm - 11:00pm

            Sunday,  June 2, 2024  1:00pm - 9:00pm

Where:   River Front Park, 2650 Ditka Dr., River Grove, IL 60171

Contact: Katie Muellner, 708-779-8056

What:   River Grove is hosting a four day festival and needs volunteers. Duties will include helping with pop and water tents. 2 volunteers for each 2 hour time slot available or more if you are able. Please arrive 15 minutes early and report to the pop and water tent.

If you can help out with this great cause...please fill out the form below. WE ALWAYS APPRECIATE YOUR HELP! Once you fill this out, I will get back to you with more details!


Leyden Student Summit 2024 Volunteer Sign up

When:  Thursday & Friday,  June 13 & 14,  2024

Time:  8:00 am - 2:30 pm 

Where: East Leyden High School 

Contact: Amy Gorzynski, 

What:  Assist participants with the check in (beginning of the event) and check out (end of the day) process, rotate with a group to each workshop, help participants navigate the building. Assist teachers in the classrooms where needed. Help facilitate lunch. 


Color Run, Walk & Roll

When:  Sunday, April 20, 2024

Time:  9:00 am  (Volunteer Hours 8:00 am - 12:00pm)

Where:  North Park, 10040 Addison St. , Franklin Park, IL 60131

Who/Contact:  Liz Strack,

What:  We need 30 Volunteers to help with packet pick-up, course control, and help cleanup once the event is over.



Franklin Park Park District Earth Day 04.20.2024

When: Saturday  April 20, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Volunteer Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Where: North Park Field  (10040 Addison Ave, Franklin Park,IL 60131)

Number of Volunteers Needed: 7 - 10 volunteers

What: Volunteers would help with the set up and take down for the event.  Help pass out giveaways at the Park District tables. Help with Earth Dayfriendly crafts at the tables. Help with the Nature games.

Who/Contact: Liz Strack at


Park District of Franklin Park Teen Nights

Franklin Park Teen Nights


When:  Friday, April 19, 2024

Time:  5:30pm - 8:00pm   (Volunteer Hours 5:15pm - 8:15pm)

Where:  Community Center 9560 Franklin Ave., Franklin Park, IL

Contact: Sabrina Rivera 

What:  Supervise Junior High Dance, help with check-in, and man the bathrooms.  We need about 10 Volunteers.



Schiller Park Youth Baseball Softball Parade

When:  Saturday, April 20, 2024 

Where: Kennedy Park/Shelton Field, 4001 Scott St., Schiller Park 

Time:  Volunteer hours (Estimate):  10am-2pm  (The volunteer roles will be assigned as needed,                 some will be involved in monitoring the bounce house lines and assisting with other festivities. 

                                ***This is an outdoor event, please dress accordingly*** 

Contact:  Renee Kornau  (847) 671-8580 

What:  Schiller Park Youth Baseball/Softball Parade

           Outline for the Day:

                                  9:30am – Parade Line Up at Kennedy School

                              10:00am – Parade Starts (we are prompt with time)

                              10:30-11:00 – National Anthem and Opening Ceremonies

                              11:00-2:00pm – Festivities for Players and Families.

REMINDER:  This is an outdoor event, please dress accordingly.


Leyden Fire Protection Data Entry Clerks needed

When:  By Appointment
Where: Leyden Fire Protection District, 2600 Mannheim Rd, Franklin Park, IL 60131
Who/Contact:  Dr. Brenda Farlow,
What:  We need 4-6 students to help enter addresses into a database and correlate them with Property numbers and images.


We always appreciate the help!

Schiller Park Historical Commission Tea Party

When:  Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm 

Where: Schiller Park Community Center, 4501 25th Ave., Schiller Park, IL 

Who/Contact:  Ms. Catherine Gorzynski,                                                                          Day of Event 847-612-5432

What:  We need 4-6 students to help serve the guests with small sandwiches, cookie and tea. (No heavy lifting)