Volunteer Opportunities

  • Adopt a Highway
    Help clean up our environment by volunteering to pick up litter along Lake County's highway system. 
  • Community Agencies
    Visit the 211 Lake County website and find a comprehensive list of volunteer opportunities across the county.
  • Emergency Management Agency
    Assist the Emergency Management Agency with planning for and responding to hazards and disasters in Lake County.
  • Forest Preserves
    Learn about volunteer opportunities with the Lake County Forest Preserve including operations and public safety, habitat restoration, cultural preservation and education. 
  • Government boards, agencies and commissions
    You can apply to serve on various boards, commissions, and other special purpose units of government ranging from drainage and fire districts, transportation services and human services boards.
  • Medical Reserve Corps
    Assist with activities to improve public health in your community – increase health literacy, support prevention efforts and eliminate health disparities, and provide help during an emergency. 
    Licensed amateur radio operators can volunteer to assist during severe weather situations, or a local emergency. 
  • Sheriff's Office
    Learn about opportunities with the Lake county Sheriff’s Office Reserve Deputy Unit. 
  • State's Attorney
    Find out about programs with the State’s Attorney’s Office that aim to prevent crime and help those that have been affected by crime.