Volunteer

The Village welcomes individuals and organizations who want to volunteer time and serve the community. Each department develops a list of projects ordinary citizens could do to support the local community.

Parks & Recreation


Become a Coach

Be a positive role model to the youth of our community. Practices once a week, games on weekends.

Fill out the Volunteer Coach Request Form.

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Public Works

Forestry - Volunteer Work Days

The Forestry Division, in coordination with the Fredrick Olmsted Society of Riverside, wishes to invite you to participate in Landscape Volunteer Workdays. Throughout the spring, summer and fall, one or two Saturdays each month is designated as a volunteer work day. Contact the Village Forester at 708 442-3590 ext 502 for more information.

Work always begins at 9:00 am and continues until noon. As a member of the Forestry’s volunteer team you will work in many of the parks and public lands throughout the Village. Training is provided as a part of each workday.

The most important benefit to volunteering is the immeasurable satisfaction derived from being a member of Riverside’s conservation team. Fill out a Volunteer Application and a Volunteer Waiver. Must be at least 18 years of age, or obtain written consent of parent or guardian.

View the Volunteer Work Day Calendar

Forestry - Adopt a Triangle

The Adopt-A-Triangle program is another opportunity to contribute to landscape preservation.  Residents help maintain green spaces or triangular parks near their private property. Contact the Village Forester at 708 442-3590 ext 502.

You can also learn more about the Adopt-A-Triangle program (also known as Adopt-A-Bed) by visiting the Landscape Advisory Commission page.