Event Volunteers

Special event volunteers are one-of-a-kind. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. For questions or to express interest in volunteering at a future special event, please email our Volunteer Coordinators

Are you interested in receiving text message reminders about upcoming volunteer opportunities? Text VOLUNTEER to (630) 228-9859.

Naper Nights

Shift Times:
4-10 PM

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Positions available include greeter, gate monitor, advance ticket taker, beverage ticket seller, bag check, ID check, and more. The beer tent is staffed by our community partner volunteers. Additional volunteers are placed in this location based on event needs only. Volunteer flexibility is always appreciated. If under 18 years old, the volunteer must have an event registration form signed by a parent or legal guardian.

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Oktoberfest

Shift Times:
2-5 PM &  4-10 PM

Group of volunteers inside the Oktoberfest beverage tent.

Positions available include greeter, gate monitor, advance ticket taker, beverage ticket seller, bag check, ID check, and more. The beer tent is staffed by our community partner volunteers. Additional volunteers are placed in this location based on event needs only. Volunteer flexibility is always appreciated. If under 18 years old, the volunteer must have an event registration form signed by a parent or legal guardian.  

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All Hallows Eve

Shift Times:
5-10 PM

Special Event Volunteers at the entrance of Naper Nights

Operations volunteers are non-costumed and assist with greeting visitors, giving directions, program distribution, or monitoring lines.
Groups are invited! If under 18 years old, volunteers must have an event registration form signed by a parent/legal guardian.

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Howlin' at the Moon

Shift Times:
5-10 PM

Special event volunteers selling beverage tickets at Naper Settlement's Howlin' at the Moon ev

Positions available include greeter, gate & line monitors for the various attractions, beverage ticket sellers, bag check, ID check, and more. The beer tent is staffed by our community partner volunteers. Additional volunteers are placed in this location based on event needs only. Volunteer flexibility is always appreciated. Howlin' at the Moon is an event for those 21 years of age and older. All volunteers for Howlin' at the Moon must be 21 years of age.

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Company & Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

By volunteering at Naper Settlement, your company is making a public commitment to supporting accessible educational programming, historic preservation, and inclusive storytelling. Each year nearly 130,000 people visit Naper Settlement for its events, exhibits, and programs. Our volunteers play a key role in bringing these vital offerings to the Naperville community and beyond. Companies can volunteer as a group and support Naper Settlement at events while promoting their company!  

Benefits Include:

  • Wear your company t-shirt
  • Bring a banner (no longer than 3’) to hang at the event

Companies with 10 volunteers or more, volunteering for 1 full shift or more will receive:

  • One social media shout-out post on Naper Settlement’s Facebook & Twitter
  • Logo recognition in one volunteer e-newsletter
  •  Logo recognition as a volunteer partner on NaperSettlement.org

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