1055 West Washington St.,West Chicago, IL 60185
Mailing : P.O. Box 861, West Chicago, IL 60186
office (630) 293-0100 fax (630) 293-1510

Monday to Friday - 9:00AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - 9:00AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday - 10:00AM - 3:00 PM


Volunteer Positions

 Job Coach

No experience is required and training is provided to work as a Job Coach with a Team Member.  The Job coach provides support as the Team Member works in the greenhouse or on the grounds performing a variety of jobs that are part of the greenhouse operation. 

On Site Projects

Volunteers with basic handyman or carpentry skills, and computer technology, are needed to help with on-site projects throughout the year.  Making personalized bricks and sand cast leaves, and gardening projects are on-going as weather permits.

 Special Events

Volunteers are needed to staff and help with Special Events.  Examples include fundraising events, greeting and assisting customers on high volume weekends or holiday celebrations in the greenhouse and gift shop.


A variety of clerical and administrative opportunities are available.  Examples include data entry for our mailing list, researching grant opportunities, grant writing, conducting tours, and speaking engagements


Expert or beginning gardeners can volunteer to work with plants in the greenhouse and on-site gardens.  Activities change with the seasons and can include planting plugs, planting containers, developing landscape plans for the grounds, planting and maintaining gardens.