Volunteer

The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks & Recreation Department is continually looking for individuals and groups to volunteer to assist with park projects, special events, and other tasks. We enjoy engaging with our volunteers to enhance our community!

Partnering with Parks Stewardship Day

Partner with your parks and make a difference in your community. Our Parks Department is seeking community volunteers to assist with upcoming spring projects. Partnering with Parks volunteers must be 16 years of age or older; volunteers ages 12-15 are welcome and must attend with an adult chaperone 18 years of age or older. All equipment will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves and water bottle, and wear durable pants and closed-toe shoes. Volunteers are asked to register in advance by contacting Brian Sullivan at bsullivan@vhw.org or (847) 847-3531.  

Buckthorn Busters
Saturday, January 22, 2022
9:00 AM - Noon
Brierwoods Preserve
Volunteer crews will assist in clearing invasive buckthorn.

Clearing a Path for Pollinators
Saturday, February 19, 2022
9:00 AM - Noon
Indian Creek Conservancy
Volunteer crews will assist in removing invasive species to clear areas for a new public use trail.

Spring Into Action Clean-Up
Saturday, March 19, 2022
9:00 AM - Noon
Indian Creek Conservancy
Volunteer crews will assist in removing invasive species to clear areas for a new public use trail.


Contact

Brian Sullivan
bsullivan@vhw.org
(847) 847-3531