Volunteer Drop-In Program

Be the Change — Volunteer! Get more involved with the Indiana Dunes!

There are many no-hassle, drop-in volunteer opportunities available for everyone. Just show up! The organization provides the gear and training.

Choose From One of These Great Programs:

Love & Protect the Indiana Dunes

Meet Ranger Jim, and get a “comical glimpse” into the life of an Indiana Dunes Volunteer.

More Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for other volunteer opportunities? Click one of the options below to learn more about other organizations making a difference in the Indiana Dunes area.

Shaped by nature, made for adventure. In the Indiana Dunes, it’s all about fun times and tan lines—from nine Lake Michigan beaches. It’s 15 beautiful miles of award-winning shoreline on top of…

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Attractions & Recreation

Bison Visit the Vet

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Bison Vet Day may be one of the most important days at Kankakee Sands each year. Certainly, it is by far one of the most emotional – for humans and for bison. Inside each Bison Vet Day…

Eat & Drink

Locals Love: Best Places for Fall Foods

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Once the temperatures drop and the leaves turn warm hues of red, orange, and yellow, many people start thinking about one thing—fall flavors! Cinnamon, apple, and pumpkin baked goods…

Bicycling

Calling all leisure riders, mountain bikers, road warriors, and BMX enthusiasts. No matter your…

Fishing

Fishing season? Try  seasons . With this many inland lakes, creeks, shorelines, and deep…

Hiking

Lose yourself in the beauty of the Indiana Dunes. Of course, you won’t really be…

Paddling

Our recipe for the perfect day? Just add coastlines, dunes, trails, and plenty of water. Luckily…

Wandering

Why hurry? Take the time to wander and let your senses take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the…

Book a Place to Stay

Hotels & Inns

A convenient stay located near downtown? What about a country retreat heaped in Old World charm? Or…

More Things to See & Do

Dunes Deals

Shake off the sand south of the Indiana Dunes! Dig up real savings with Indiana Dunes Deals and make the most of…

Pet Friendly

There’s a reason Indiana Dunes National Park was named the #1 pet-friendly attraction in the state of Indiana…

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