Since 1949, Park Forest has benefited from a high level of volunteerism and participation in community affairs. Citizens participate in volunteer boards and commissions that provide essential insights to Park Forest's elected officials. Volunteers also participate in numerous community, service, and civic organizations dedicated to the betterment of the Village.
If you're interested in serving the community, please choose from one of the following areas based on your interest:
Park Forest has a host of boards and commissions, each dedicated to a different area of focus, from youth programming to senior citizen issues to environmental focus. To become an official Park Forest Board or Commission member, you must first apply and have your application reviewed by Park Forest's mayor, who will determine your application. Please also note that some applicants may not be able to serve immediately due to some boards and commissions not having seats available. New members will be selected for vacancies as they occur.
Visit the homepage for Park Forest's Board and Commissions, where you can browse the various topic areas and identify if one is of particular interest to you.
Additional help is always needed to make Park Forest programs and events the best they can be. Sign-up to be contacted about various opportunities to volunteer throughout the year in Park Forest.