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Referee Information

Come work with us and learn how to be a referee for your local park district. We’ll focus on the basics of being a referee or assistant referee (linesperson). We’ll go over the Laws of the Game and how to “call” a soccer game. This position is appropriate for teenagers and adults. So if you love the game of soccer and want to get more involved, come join us!

When to Apply

Fall Season: July-August

Spring Season: January-February

Job postings will only be available during the month(s) listed above.

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Rules of Conduct for Referees (PDF)

Referee Schedule

Games are held in fall and spring for 7 weeks; fall season begins one week before Labor Day and spring season begins mid-April.

Contact Us

Athletic Department
Wheaton Park District
1777 S Blanchard St
Wheaton, IL 60189
Ph: 630-668-3371

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Become a Volunteer

Volunteers must complete the following:

Visit the CDC website for the free online course: HEADS UP Online Training Upon completion of the course and quiz, a certificate will be issued. Certificates should be printed and emailed to dmitchell@wheatonparks.org.

Heads Up Concussion Training Flyer - Printer-friendly (PDF)
If you need an accommodation to complete the Volunteer Application, please call the Administrative Office at 630-665-4710.

Volunteer Application & Background Check Waiver (PDF)
In accordance with the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act [325 ILCS 5/4], volunteers are required to report or cause a report to be made to the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873) whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to that volunteer in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.

Mandated Reporter Acknowledgement Form (PDF)

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