The Arlington Heights Park District relies on volunteers for the success of its Recreation and Athletic Programs. Numerous volunteer opportunities exist within the Park District.

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Groups Welcome

Team up with your neighbors, community group, organization, or co-workers! The Arlington Heights Park District will work with you to design a volunteer project your team will enjoy.

Programs & Partners

Some of our programs and partner organizations also have exciting volunteer opportunities.

  • Athletics
  • Special Events
  • Seniors’ Programs
  • Arlington Heights Historical Society and Historical Museum Volunteers
  • Northwest Special Recreation Association

Environmental/Conservation Volunteers

» Contact Jeff Lindstrom or call 224-795-5011


  • Learning opportunities/open events
  • Recycling efforts
  • Arbor Day

» more about Environmental/Conservation


Coaches and Assistant Coaches are needed for Boys' and Girls' Fall and Spring Soccer house leagues and the Boys' and Girls' Basketball program. If interested in becoming a Coach for boys or girls, contact your local Community Center:

Camelot Park – 847-577-3010

Frontier Park – 847-577-3015

Pioneer Park – 847-577-3035

Recreation Park – 847-577-3040

Basketball games are on Saturdays and Sundays.

Practice 1 day per week (1 hour).

House Soccer games are on Saturdays and occasional weeknights.

Practice 1 day per week (1-1½ hours).

Receive a coach's shirt.

Clinics are available.

Travel Soccer

The Arlington Aces Soccer Club is looking for qualified coaches for the travel program. If you are interested in being a travel coach please fill out an application. Application deadline is mid-January for following season. Contact Matt Healy for more information at 847-506-7133.

Northwest Special Recreation Association

NWSRA seeks people who are willing to be called on to work various hours integrating individuals with special needs into Park District Programs. NWSRA provides the necessary training and supervision of volunteers. For more information call NWSRA at 847-392-2848 or visit NWSRA.org.

Arlington Heights Historical Society and Historical Museum Volunteers

The Arlington Heights Historical Society has opportunities for volunteers to work as tour guides, collections assistants, office assistants, special event helpers, and research library assistants. In addition, volunteers serve as Board Committee Members on the various Historical Society committees. For more information about Volunteer Opportunities at the Arlington Heights Historical Society visit ahmuseum.org.

Seniors' Program Volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are available in the Senior Center's Gift Store and Park District Senior Program office. For information about volunteering for the Senior Center call 847-797-5341.

Print an application for any of these volunteer positions. Please note that all volunteers are required to successfully complete a criminal background investigation as part of the Volunteer Application process.

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