Volunteer Student Service Learning & Community Service

volunteers at Skokie Lagoons

Student service learning or community service projects are required by many highs schools, universities and colleges in Cook County. Most volunteer opportunities in the Forest Preserves of Cook County qualify for service learning or community service hours.

Using the Forest Preserves Online Volunteer System, find an opportunity and contact the person listed under “Contacts & Locations” on individual opportunities for more details. Be sure to bring any paperwork needed to document your hours to your volunteer opportunity.

Questions about service learning or class projects? Contact Volunteer.FPD@cookcountyil.gov.