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VOLUNTEER: Heller Nature Center

Job Details

Heller Nature Center - Highland Park, IL
None / Still Enrolled in High School


Summary: Heller Nature Center is located on 97 acres of woodland, prairie and natural wetland areas with three miles of walking trails, an active apiary, nature play space and a story trail available for all to enjoy. Volunteers are essential in helping to maintain our trails and spaces. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities that meets different needs.


Responsibilities: Responsibilities may vary depending on skill and interest; but may include, trail trimming and maintenance, gardening, wander woods and Story Trail upkeep, wood chipping and beekeeping.



  • Self-motivated individuals who enjoy working outdoors in nature.
  • Physical ability to work outdoors in a variety of conditions. 
  • Ages 12 and up are welcomes.
  • Ages 8 and up with a parent/guardian. 
  • Groups are welcomes.

Salary: Volunteering

Schedule: Hours vary


The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.