Teen Volunteer FAQs

Summer Program Teen Volunteer FAQs

Q. How do I register my teen to volunteer and what are the age requirements?
A. Registration for 2022 will open online on May 18, 2022. A link will become available at 5pm. We ask that your teen is entering 8th grade in the fall, enjoys working with children, and takes direction well.

Q. How many volunteer hours can my teen earn per session of Safety Town?
A. Your teen will earn 12 volunteer hours for each session. The last day of your teen’s session, they will receive a certificate of completion with the amount of hours served.

Q. What are the dates and times of the Naperville Safety Town Summer Program?
A. The dates for the 2022 are as follows:

June 6-10, from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm, or 1:00-3:30pm

June 13-17, from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm, or 1:00-3:30pm

June 20-24, from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm, or 1:00-3:30pm

June 30-July 1 (2 day mini-session), from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm, or 1:00-3:30pm

July 6-8 (3 day mini-session), from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm, or 1:00-3:30pm

July 11-15, from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm,

July 18-22,  from 7:45-10:15am, 10:15-12:45pm

Q. Is there any training required to become a teen volunteer?
A. If you have never volunteered for Naperville Safety Town, you are required to come to your first session 15 minutes early to receive a brief orientation.  You will also receive a link with your confirmation email with pertinent information.

Q. I’m interested in more information about becoming a Team Captain, what are the requirements and how do I apply?
A. Team Captains are volunteers who are peer leaders to the teen leaders and help lead the children through the week-long camp. Team Captains receive 40 hours of volunteer hours and are expected to attend a three hour training session. We ask that Team Captains have volunteered for two summers and are entering Junior Year in the Fall of 2022. The application to be a Team Captain can be found here.  For additional information, please email info@napersafetytown.com.