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2018 Haunted House & Halloween Event Help Wanted
Several Illinois haunted houses and Halloween events have announced that they are looking for volunteers and/or paid staff during the Halloween season.
Below is a list of Illinois haunted houses and Halloween events that have announced that they are looking for volunteers and/or paid staff for the 2018 Halloween season. Some open positions include scare actors, makeup artists, builders, customer service, ticket takers, parking attendants and more. Please use the links and contact information below to find out how you can work at one of these great Illinois events this Halloween season.

13th Floor (Melrose Park, IL)

13th Floor Haunted House in Melrose Park, IL

13th Floor (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
13th Floor Haunted House
1940 George St (Directions)
Melrose Park, IL 60160

Asylum of Mad Dreams (Cordova, IL)

Asylum of Mad Dreams in Cordova, IL

Asylum of Mad Dreams (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Asylum of Mad Dreams
19425 Route 84 N (Directions)
Cordova, IL 61242

Would you like to be part of the ASYLUM Scream Park Team? MUST be 16+ years of age & able to haunt every weekend in October & 1st weekend of November. If interested please PM us. Thank you AOMD.


Baldwin Asylum (Rantoul, IL)

Baldwin Asylum in Rantoul, IL

Baldwin Asylum (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Baldwin Asylum
2040 Lon Dr (Directions)
Rantoul, IL 61866

Monsters wanted!


Basement of the Dead (Aurora, IL)

Basement of the Dead in Aurora, IL

Basement of the Dead (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Basement of the Dead
42 W New York St (Directions)
Aurora, IL 60506

Boo Crew (Rochester, IL)

Boo Crew Haunted House in Mechanicsburg, IL

Boo Crew (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Meetings held at Beginning Steps Child Development Center
100 North Walnut (Directions)
Rochester, IL 62545

Darken Asylum (Minooka, IL)

Darken Asylum in Minooka, IL

Darken Asylum (Website)
Event Type: Home Haunt
Darken Asylum
1416 S Saddlebrook Ln (Directions)
Minooka, IL 60447

We’re looking for volunteers to help at our free home haunt on October 19, 20, 26, 27, and 31st, between the hours of 7pm and 10pm.

We have an outdoor graveyard walkthrough, and an indoor walkthrough asylum with barred cell rooms, and carnival tent. We’re looking for several actors to work these rooms. No experience needed.


D.E.A.D. Rising Haunted House (Crestwood, IL)

D.E.A.D. Rising Haunted House in Crestwood, IL

D.E.A.D. Rising Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
D.E.A.D. Rising Haunted House
13624 S Cicero Ave (Directions)
Crestwood, IL 60803

We are looking for volunteers.


Disturbia (Downers Grove, IL)

Disturbia Haunted House in Downers Grove, IL

Disturbia (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Disturbia Haunted House
1213 Butterfield Road (Directions)
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Downs Haunted House (Downs, IL)

Downs Haunted House in Downs, IL

Downs Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Downs Haunted House
107 E Franklin St (Directions)
Downs, IL 61736
309-212-5003 (via text)

Volunteers needed: actors, construction, and fx-makeup artists. Must be 16 or older.


Evil Intentions (Elgin, IL)

Evil Intentions Haunted House in Elgin, IL

Evil Intentions (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Evil Intentions Haunted House
900 Grace Street (Directions)
Elgin, IL 60120

The 2018 Halloween season is almost here! Come join our amazing Casket Crew at the #1 ranked haunted attraction in the state! You must be at least 16 years of age to apply, no experience necessary! Please contact us on Facebook for more info.


Fright Night (Forest City, IL)

Fright Night in Forest City, IL

Fright Night (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Fright Night
310 S. Broadway (Directions)
Forest City, IL 61532

Fright Night is now accepting applications for volunteers for the 2018 haunt venue. Come on what are you waiting experience needed ~ we have individuals that will train and work with you...


Halls of Horror (Creve Coeur, IL)

Halls of Horror in Creve Coeur, IL

Halls of Horror (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Halls of Horror
601 Rusche Ln (Directions)
Creve Coeur, IL 61610


We will be having our first volunteer meeting on Sunday, September 9th at 1:00 PM at Heroes Hall, 601 Rusche Ln, Creve Coeur, IL.

If you are interested in being part of our haunt family, you are encouraged to attend!

The Halls of Horror began in 2017 as the areas newest all indoor haunted house. This year we will be expanding the haunt to include 5 times more rooms than last year. It takes a lot of volunteers to make that happen. We would be honored to have you become part of our family and make this an ongoing fun event year after year!

We are looking forward to seeing those who will be returning and are excited to meet some new friends!

This year's theme will be announced soon! Stay tuned!


Halls of Madness (Paris, IL)

The Halls of Madness in Paris, IL

Halls of Madness (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Halls of Madness
7857 Il hwy 16 (Directions)
Paris, IL 61944

We are always looking for you the outgoing individual who loves to have fun with others in a crazy but safe environment. We scare every weekend in Oct in Paris, IL your needed 6pm - 12 am Fri and Saturday nights then Sunday night's are 6pm - 9pm Central.


Hayride of Horror (Lockport, IL)

Hayride of Horror in Lockport, IL

Hayride of Horror (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Dellwood Park Community Center
1811 South Lawrence Avenue (Directions)
Lockport, IL 60441

Haunted Haven (Rock Falls, IL)

Haunted Haven in Rock Falls, IL

Haunted Haven (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Haunted Haven
Rt. 40 & Grennan Road (Directions)
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Hey there boys, ghouls and fans of Haunted Haven and anything scary!!! If you love Halloween and have a heart for anything spooky, Haunted Haven is looking for volunteers for this upcoming haunt season. If you are 16 or older and available to work every weekend in October, message us and we'll set up a meeting!


The Haunted Hideaway (Georgetown, IL)

The Haunted Hideaway in Georgetown, IL

The Haunted Hideaway (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
The Haunted Hideaway
1201 E. 12th Street (Directions)
Georgetown, IL 60146

To those interested in helping at the Haunted Hideaway this season. ..come on down to the haunt on September 15 @ 2 pm to fill out an application. Location is E.12 1201 Georgetown.We will be filling positions and get costumes together so plan on spending some time here.


The Haunted Infirmary (Bartonville, IL)

The Haunted Infirmary in Bartonville, IL

The Haunted Infirmary (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
The Haunted Infirmary
4500 Enterprise Drive (Directions)
Bartonville, IL 61607

The Infirmary

Find us on Facebook at Haunted Infirmary at Bartonville Insane Asylum
A truly haunted, Haunted House
4500 Enterprise Drive
Bartonville, IL 61607
(309) 241-3113

In the village of Bartonville lies the old State Hospital, thought to be abandoned...but this compound is far from empty. Inside the Pollak Hospital lives the Brotherhood of Doom, a group of maniacal mad scientists who opened a dark portal to another dimension, releasing an ancient evil known only as Doom. The Brotherhood has captured innumerable demons, evil spirits, and victims of Doom at the Infirmary and are anxious to show off some of their new, dark “shipments.” Will you make it out alive? Or will you become their latest victim to Doom?

Do you think you have what it takes? Want to work in a truly haunted, Haunted House? Join the Brotherhood of Doom. Find us at Fresh Kills on Facebook.


Heaps Haunted Corn Maze (Minooka, IL)

Heaps Haunted Corn Maze in Minooka, IL

Heaps Haunted Corn Maze (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Corn Maze
Heaps Haunted Corn Maze
4853 US Highway 52 (Directions)
Minooka, IL 60447

We are looking for Actors/Actresses to work our haunt this year. If you are interested come out and join us for one of our Interview/Orientation Days.

*** Sat. 9/15 @ 1:30PM - Sun. 9/16 @ 1:30PM ***

Please share and hope to see you there!!


HellsGate Haunted House (Lockport, IL)

HellsGate Haunted House in Lockport, IL

HellsGate Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
HellsGate Haunted House
3101 Canal St (Directions)
Lockport, IL 60441

HellsGate Haunted House is NOW HIRING! If you enjoy the idea of scaring people for money, or bringing your artistic talents to the show, or you are simply looking for an exciting life experience, we have a place for you. We are hiring over 150 PAID positions! Actors, Makeup Artists, Costumes, Technicians, Hospitality Crew are all needed. This October, join the Zombie Army and get ready for Rocktober!

Auditions and interview dates: Friday, September 7th, 4PM - 8PM Saturday, September 8th, NOON - 4PM

Location: HellsGate 3101 Canal St. Lockport


House of Torment (Morton Grove, IL)

House of Torment in Morton Grove, IL

House of Torment (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
House of Torment
8240 Austin Ave (Directions)
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Chicago's Legendary House of Torment Haunted House is now hiring all positions for the 2018 season! If you're ready for an insanely fun job unlike any other, visit the following link for more info!


Insanity Haunted House (Peru, IL)

Insanity Haunted House in Peru, IL

Insanity Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Insanity Haunted House
3940 IL-251 (Directions)
Peru, IL 61354

Do you enjoy making people scream? Are you the type of person that can't wait for the Halloween season?

If so, you're exactly the type of person the INSANITY team wants.

If you're interested in volunteering in one of Illinois scariest haunted houses, we'd love to hear from you. We need dedicated people who are dependable and love to have fun. We also need make up artist and people with building experience. Send us a message on Facebook or at


Karnival of Karnage (Belvidere, IL)

Karnival of Karnage in Belvidere, IL

Karnival of Karnage (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Karnival of Karnage
8791 IL-76 (Directions)
Belvidere, IL 61108

Massacre Haunted House (Montgomery, IL)

Massacre Haunted House in Montgomery, IL

Massacre Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Massacre Haunted House
299 Montgomery Road (Directions)
Montgomery, IL 60538

McHenry Jaycees Haunted House (McHenry, IL)

McHenry Jaycees Haunted House in McHenry, IL

McHenry Jaycees Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
McHenry Jaycees Haunted House
2038 State Rte 31 (Directions)
McHenry, IL 60051

Want to scare your friends and family? or just freak or gross out some random strangers? if you're 16 or older and want to join our haunt family, Sign up at


Midnight Terror Haunted House (Oak Lawn, IL)

Midnight Terror in Oak Lawn, IL

Midnight Terror Haunted House
Event Type: Haunted House Haunted House
Midnight Terror
5520 W 111th St (Directions)
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Midnight Terror Haunted House is expanding not only our attractions, but also our crew. Do you enjoy scaring people? Entertaining people? Doing makeup? Having fun? If so, we have a spot open for you! All positions are paid.
OPEN AUDITIONS Saturday September 8th & 15th at 1pm
5520 West 111th St. Oak lawn, Illinois
Click here for our event page for more information.


Mindtrap Haunted House (Bloomington, IL)

Mindtrap Haunted House in Bloomington, IL

Mindtrap Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Mindtrap Haunted House
10424 E 1400 North Rd (Directions)
Bloomington, IL 61705

Scare Actor for a haunted house in Bloomington. Our next actor meeting will be in August. It is not announced yet. We always have our training at Anderson Park in Normal by the pool. No experience needed. Our veteran actors show up to mertings and participate in training. Training will take place leading up to the event in October . Haunt is located at urban warfare paintball. Nights we are open food and drinks will be provided, nightly awards, and end of the year prizes. To include individuals awards you can earn every year. This is a volunteer position for new actors. Volunteers are compensated through other means mentioned above. Contact us, and an actor manager will be following up with you on training events.


Necrosis Haunted House (Rantoul, IL)

Necrosis Haunted House in Rantoul, IL

Necrosis Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Necrosis Haunted House
1315 Enterprise Drive (Directions)
Rantoul, IL 61866

Do you enjoy startling people and making them scream and pee themselves? Necrosis Haunted House is searching for volunteer scare actors for the 2018 season......If you are interested in being a part of our evil family, please send us a PM and we will get back to you asap with more details.

**If you aren't interested in scaring people but would still like to help, please PM us as we are also looking for security, ticket booth personnel, parking attendants, and makeup artists.**

(Prior haunt worker experience while helpful, is not required.)

We look forward to hearing from you... Please come join us in our inaugural year in fear!


Night Terrors of Effingham (Effingham, IL)

Night Terrors of Effingham in Effingham, IL

Night Terrors of Effingham (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Night Terrors of Effingham
2019 S Banker St, Village Square Mall (Directions)
Effingham, IL 62401

We need actors, make-up, set design, parade actors and really anyone who LOVES Halloween and wants to be a part of our team!!!


Pekin Haunt (Pekin Haunt, IL)

Pekin Haunt in Pekin, IL

Pekin Haunt (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Corn Maze
Pekin Haunt
14444 Towerline Rd (Directions)
Pekin Haunt, IL 61554

Pekin Haunt is looking for actors to perform in this years 7th annual Pekin Haunt. Actors will have to preform an audition in order to be eligible for selection. MUST BE 18 yrs or older.


"R" Acres of Terror (Dow, IL)

"R" Acres of Terror (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Trail
"R" Acres of Terror
25873 State Highway 3 (Directions)
Dow, IL 62022

We are looking for Volunteers at "R" Acres of Terror, if you are interested please contact us on Facebook at R Acres of Terror, or contact Ron Rood at 314-280-1157!


Raven's Curse Haunted House (Centralia, IL)

Raven's Curse Haunted House in Centralia, IL

Raven's Curse Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Raven's Curse Haunted House
302 Swan Ave (Directions)
Centralia, IL 62801

Calling all creatures that go bump in the night...Raven's Curse Haunted House is hiring! Have you ever wanted to get PAID to scare people? Well have we got the job for you! No experience is required, just a good attitude and a willingness to let your wild side show. If interested, please come out during one of our audition days (9/16 between 2PM and 4PM or 9/22 between 12PM and 2PM) to fill out an application and show us what you've got. We hope to see you there!!!


Realm of Terror (Round Lake Beach, IL)

Realm of Terror in Round Lake Beach, IL

Realm of Terror (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Realm of Terror
421 W Rollins Rd (Directions)
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073

Realm of Terror is now hiring for the 2018 season! Apply online and attend one of our casting events. There is no better haunt to work at than Realm of Terror - Come scare with the RoT Family!


Shock House (Rock Island, IL)

Shock House in Rock Island, IL

Shock House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Shock House
2621 4th Ave (Directions)
Rock Island, IL 61201

Want to be spooktacular this October? Shock House Haunted House is looking for outgoing energetic cast and support staff. for more info check out our upcoming open auditions on the events tab or head over to and click scare with us.


Statesville Haunted Prison (Crest Hill, IL)

Statesville Haunted Prison in Crest Hill, IL

Statesville Haunted Prison (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Statesville Haunted Prison
17250 Weber Rd (Directions)
Crest Hill, IL 60441

Statesville Haunted Prison, Chicago's #1 Haunted House, is NOW HIRING! If you enjoy the idea of scaring people for money, or bringing your artistic talents to the show, or you are simply looking for an exciting life experience, we have a place for you. We are hiring over 150 PAID positions! Actors, Makeup Artists, Costumes, Technicians, Hospitality Crew are all needed. This October, join the Zombie Army and get ready for Rocktober!

Auditions and interview dates: Friday, September 14th, 4PM - 8PM Saturday, September 15th, NOON – 4PM

Location: Statesville Haunted Prison 17250 S. Weber Rd. Cresthill Il. 60441


Terror at Skellington Manor (Rock Island, IL)

Terror at Skellington Manor in Rock Island, IL

Terror at Skellington Manor (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Terror at Skellington Manor
420 18th St (Directions)
Rock Island, IL 61201

Torment at Twelve Hundred (Orion, IL)

Torment at Twelve Hundred in Orion, IL

Torment at Twelve Hundred (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Torment at Twelve Hundred
5030 N 1200th Ave (Directions)
Orion, IL 61273

Twisted Crypt (Rockord, IL)

Twisted Crypt in Rockford, IL

Twisted Crypt (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Twisted Crypt
5420 E State St (Directions)
Rockord, IL 61108

Have you ever wanted to scare at a Haunted House? Twisted Crypt Productions is looking for volunteers for the 2018 season. Join the award winning Crypt Crew and be part of our continued growth and success.


Wildlife Scary Park (Hanna City, IL)

Wildlife Scary Park in Hanna City, IL

Wildlife Scary Park (Website)
Wildlife Scary Park
3826 N. Taylor Rd. (Directions)
Hanna City, IL 61536

Wildlife Scary Park is back again for it's 33rd year! The dates are October 19th-21st and 26th-28th. The volunteer shifts are roughly Fridays 5pm-10pm, Saturdays 2pm-6pm and 6pm-10pm, and Sundays 2pm-5pm or 5pm-8pm (not counting extra time to check in/out and get to your places).

We are looking for lots and lots of volunteers! So come out and help and feel free to bring some friends or a whole group! Some of the jobs we are looking for include:

• Hay Rack drivers & loaders/unloaders
• Volunteers to direct guests to the train
• Ticket Gate greeters
• Passing out Candy
• Games along the Trick or Treat Trail
• Scaring along the train tracks
• Shuttle Drivers (Must have a CDL)
• Help with the petting area
• Volunteer Snack Room
• Fun Zone booth attendant
• Pumpkin Chucker and Light Game volunteers
• Floaters (give other volunteers breaks /help where needed)
• and more!!


Woodlawn Haunted Woods (Woodlawn, IL)

Woodlawn Haunted Woods in Woodlawn, IL

Woodlawn Haunted Woods (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Woods
Woodlawn Haunted Woods
12701 N Hall Ln (Directions)
Woodlawn, IL 62898

New to working for us: We still need to fill a couple more spots. If you like to scare people and you are 13 and over. Come to this meeting and get the info.

Working for us already. You need to be here to. We will be having a work night as well. You will get your spot and we will work on design.


Are you looking for volunteers or paid staff for your haunted attraction? Send the details to:

The following Halloween events also are looking for help this season.

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm (Homer Glen, IL)

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm in Homer Glen

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm (Website)
Event Type: Pumpkin Farm
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
13341 W 151st St (Directions)
Homer Glen, IL 60491

NOW HIRING! Open interviews daily! Looking for fun, outgoing people!


Jonamac Orchard (Malta, IL)

Jonamac Orchard in

Jonamac Orchard (Website)
Event Type: Orchard, Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Corn Maze
Jonamac Orchard
19412 Shabbona Rd (Directions)
Malta, IL 60150

Did you know, we are NOW accepting applications for our fall season?? (Most positions begin Labor Day Weekend)


Kuipers Family Farm (Maple Park, IL)

Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park, IL

Kuipers Family Farm (Website)
Kuipers Family Farm
1N318 Watson Rd (Directions)
Maple Park, IL 60151

Now taking applications for our fall season staff. Great pay, flexible hours in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Many part time weekend positions in food service, cashiers, and guest services. Experienced tractor drivers also needed. Limited part time weekday positions. Must be 16 years old to apply. Visit our website to learn more and to apply!


Sonny Acres (West Chicago, IL)

Sonny Acres in West Chicago, IL

Sonny Acres (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Wagon Ride
Sonny Acres
29W310 North Ave (Directions)
West Chicago, IL 60185


If you have not found a haunt home for the 2018 season, Sonny Acres on North Avenue in West Chicago is looking for actors and security people for their Haunted Wagon ride. This is a great outdoor haunted attraction that has been running for over twenty years. Last year Keith Cooper, Sarah Moon Szpinak, Tanya Cross Sneed, Suzie Koivun and I all worked there. You will need to supply your own costume but most of the characters are masked so they is need for early arrival for makeup. Dates and times are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting Oct 5 through Oct 28, 7:00P to 10:00P. Sonny Acres pays by the hour and you get a paycheck every two weeks. Wagon Security positions pay slightly more. and.... ROOSTER!! (or James Moore) they need tractor drivers!!

To apply for a job, download and fill out the attached application and drop it off person at Sonny Acres.

Hope to see many of you out there!!!!

Application: Click Here


The Pumpkin Patch (Caledonia, IL)

The Pumpkin Patch in Caledonia, IL

The Pumpkin Patch (Website)
Event Type: Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo
The Pumpkin Patch
3178 IL Route 173 (Directions)
Caledonia, IL 61011

Do you love fall?! Are you counting down the days for crisp air and pumpkin flavor everything? Do you already have a list of possible Halloween costumes planned out?

If you answered yes to any of these things, well guess what!? We have the perfect seasonal job for you! The Pumpkin Patch is hiring for the 2018 season. Job applications are located at the main entrance in the black mailboxes. Come apply today!


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