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Western DuPage Special Recreation Association

WDSRA’s mission, the development of individuals through recreation, makes it possible for the more than 4,500 individuals served to grow personally, connect with their community and discover their potential.

WDSRA is an award winning organization and has been providing recreational and social opportunities to individuals of all ages with disabilities since 1976. WDSRA is a cooperative extension of nine park districts serving the communities of Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Naperville, Roselle, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton, and Winfield.

Join the WDSRA Team!
At Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA), it is the people who make the difference in the lives of people with special needs every day. As a volunteer, seasonal or full-time staff member, consider bringing your time and talents to WDSRA, where competitive wages and flexible scheduling are offered. Experience is a plus but WDSRA will train. This is a great part-time job for teachers, education or special education majors, and students (high school-age and over). Learn more:

Conservation Foundation

The Conservation Foundation is a non-profit land and river protection organization founded in 1972. The support of more than 3,500 members and 500 volunteers helps the organization carry out its mission to preserve and restore open space and natural lands, protect rivers and watersheds, and promote stewardship of the environment in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties, Illinois.

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City of Wheaton

Wheaton, Illinois, is a distinctive community of almost 53,000 residents situated just west of Chicago. Residents and visitors are drawn to the blend of big-city comforts and small-town charm that makes Wheaton an excellent place to live, work, shop and play. From its top-ranked schools and picturesque downtown to its historic neighborhoods and dynamic community, Wheaton is a comfortable place to call home.

Wheaton Public Library

Top 10 Library, 2006, Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings: The Wheaton Public Library earned the No. 9 spot for U.S. communities with populations of 50,000-99,999. The rating is awarded by Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings based on data collected from more than 9,000 libraries related to their circulation, materials, services, funding, staffing and hours open. The library ranked No. 9 out of about 535 libraries in its population category.