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Special Event Volunteers
Volunteers at Naper Settlement

Special event volunteers are one-of-a kind. Online sign up is available for upcoming events. For questions or to express interest in volunteering at a future special event, please email .

All volunteers are required to have a 2017 volunteer agreement on file before participating in an event shift. Note: Volunteers under 18 are required to submit a new form for each event. Volunteers under 18 will be unable to participate without parent/guardian signature.


Civil War Days - May 20 & 21, 2017
Positions available include greeter, advance tickets, programs, battle line keepers, post-battle grounds cleanup, gate monitor, surveys and more.

Shift Times: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 12:30-4 p.m.
- Must be 16 and older.


Naper Nights - June 16 & 17, July 21 & 22, August 18 & 19, 2017
Positions available include greeter, gate monitor, advance ticket taker, selling beverage tickets, bag check, ID check, help with the trivia contest, surveys and more. The beer tent is staffed by Community Partner volunteers. Additional volunteers are placed in this location based only on event needs. Volunteer flexibility is always appreciated.

Shift Times: 4-10 p.m.
- Must be 16 and older.


Oktoberfest - October 6, 7 & 8, 2017
Positions available include greeter, gate monitor, advance ticket taker, selling beverage tickets, bag check, ID check, surveys and more. The beer tent is staffed by Community Partner volunteers. Additional volunteers are placed in this location based only on event needs. Volunteer flexibility is always appreciated. A small number of under 21 volunteers are needed for a shorter shift. Questions? .

Shift Times:
Friday, Oct. 6 from 4-10 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and 4-10 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Must be 21 and older.

Online sign up >



All Hallows Eve - October 20 & 21, 2017
Operations volunteers are non-costumed and assist with greeting visitors, giving directions, program distribution or monitoring lines.

Shift Times: 4-10 p.m.
- Must be 18 and older.
A small number of under 18 volunteers are needed for a shorter shift.

Online sign up coming soon >

Volunteer actors wear costumes and participate in various vignettes and features such as the Dracula’s Lair, Mummy’s Tomb, or the Zombie Maze.

Auditions: Tuesday and Wednesday, September 5 & 6 from 5-7 p.m.
 
Shift Times: 5-10 p.m. Groups are invited!
- Must be 15 and older.
At audition applicants will look over a list of available roles and select top 3 preferred roles and read sample lines for each character. The entire process takes about 20 minutes depending on how many people are in front of you. Open audition, come anytime between 5-7 p.m.
- Roles are assigned the week following rehearsals.
- Required dress rehearsal scheduled for October 19 from 6-8 p.m. 

- Do you like to scare people? We are still looking for a few odd creatures! Contact for more information.

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