Are you looking for a fun way to earn service hours, get job experience or make a difference in your community this summer? Then, you should apply to be a Summer VolunTEEN.

Who can apply?

If you are entering grades 7-12 and have an IPPL library card or attend a school in our district, you may apply for one or more of the VolunTEEN positions listed below.


How many hours do I need to volunteer?

Each VolunTEEN opportunity requires a different time commitment. Please read the application carefully and consider which opportunities may be best for you and your schedule.


How do I apply?

Applications for 2020 positions will available in April.


How do I get a copy of my hours?

Contact Michelle Dukes at 630-887-0718 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get a copy of your timesheet(s) and/or a confirmation letter. All requests for written recommendations or confirmation of hours completed will require one week to process.


Benefits of the VolunTEEN Program

  • It's fun!
  • Your work serves people of all ages and is a valuable contribution to the community.
  • You may fulfill service hours for school, confirmation, honor society, and other organizations.
  • You are eligible to receive letters of recommendation for job references, honor society, as well as school and community awards.
  • You are gaining valuable job experience and have an opportunity to demonstrate good attendance, dependability, creativity, and interpersonal skills while you work with us.