Volunteer Opportunities

Want to make a difference in your community? 

Be a volunteer! 

The Village of Westmont encourages everyone to be active in the community. There are many opportunities to get involved and influence positive change through volunteering. As part of the Village of Westmont Strategic Plan, the Village encourages residents to get involved in the community through volunteerism.  Whatever your interest, we have an activity, program, or event for you. Here is a list of just some of Westmont’s local organizations and their volunteer opportunities.

People’s Resource Center - PRC

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator - PRC Volunteer Coordinator email
630-682-5402, ext. 243
People’s Resource Center website

Find details on urgent PRC Volunteer Needs.

  • Food Pantry Worker, Food Transport Driver
  • Literacy Tutor, Computer Training Instructor
  • Job Search Mentor, Resume Writer
  • Kid's Art Instructor
  • And more...

Westmont Special Events Corporation - WSEC

Westmont Special Events email

  • Westmont Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair - 14 weeks on Thursdays in June, July & August
  • Taste of Westmont - 4-day summer festival
  • Wicked West Fest Events - Costume Contest & More
  • Pub Tour Events - 4 events per year
  • Holly Days Events - Santa Photo Booth & More
  • Creative Arts Network - Art Classes, Shows & Contests throughout the year
  • Muddy Waters Blues Museum
  • And more...

Environmental Improvement Committee - EIC

EIC email

  • Richmond Gardens and Apiary
  • River Sweep Event
  • Storm Drain Stenciling Project
  • Pumpkin Composting
  • And more...

Westmont Emergency Management Agency - EMA

Contact: Westmont Fire Department
Westmont Emergency Management Agency email

  • Events traffic & crowd control
  • Emergency response
  • Severe weather monitoring
  • And more...

Westmont Lions Club

Contact: Bob Fleck
Lions Club email

  • Spring Fling Festival
  • And more...

Westmont Park District

Contact: Dustin Kleefisch
Park District email

  • Coaching
  • Jr. Golf League Ranger
  • Special Events
  • And more...

Westmont Rotary

Contact: Glen Liljeberg
Rotary Club email


Additionally, each school and school district has a number of opportunities for people to get involved.  Please contact these public agencies directly to learn more.

Also, the Village of Westmont has a number of board, committees, and commissions that include citizen volunteers.  In most cases, there is a finite number of individuals assigned to each entity, however, the village will review applicants for open positions as vacancies occur.  A complete listing of these groups is published on the Boards, Commissions, and Committees webpage.

If you are interested in learning more about local volunteer opportunities, please feel free to fill out this volunteer information form.