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2019 Haunted House & Halloween Event Help Wanted
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 2019 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.

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 2019 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 Haunted House (Melrose Park, IL)

13th Floor Haunted House in Melrose Park, IL.
13th Floor Haunted House (Website)
1940 George St
Melrose Park, IL 60160
(Driving Directions)

Are you fun, friendly and scary? WE WANT YOU! Now hiring for 13th Floor Chicago 2019. TAG A FRIEND WHO WOULD WORK HERE!

We are hiring ACTORS AND EVENT STAFF! Go here to apply:


Asylum of Mad Dreams (Cordova, IL)

Asylum of Mad Dreams in Cordova, IL.
Asylum of Mad Dreams (Website)
19425 Route 84 N
Cordova, IL 61242
(Driving Directions)


Would you like to haunt people's dreams? We have a few spots open for this year's haunt. If you are interested in joining the AOMD ScreamPark team please message us for more details.


Baldwin Asylum (Rantoul, IL)

Baldwin Asylum in Rantoul, IL.
Baldwin Asylum (Website)
2040 Lon Dr
Rantoul, IL 61866
(Driving Directions)


Calling all Monsters, Zombies, Freaks & Fiends!

Baldwin Asylum Haunted Attraction is returning this haunt season more terrifying thank ever!

This is your chance to join the bloodcurdling action!

If the dark and twisted realm is what you seek, please join our seasoned actors and new performers on August 25th from 2p-4p, for actor orientation.

•This is a walk on audition 2p-4p
•Must be 18 years of age
•Valid DL
•see Facebook page for season dates and times



Basement of the Dead (Aurora, IL)

Basement of the Dead in Aurora, IL.
Basement of the Dead (Website)
48 West New York Street
Aurora, IL 60506
(Driving Directions)

Join our haunt family this October season. Visit to apply or visit us during our regular business hours Friday through Sunday.


Blood Moon Haunted Scream Park (Tamaroa, IL)

Blood Moon Haunted Scream Park in Tamaroa, IL.
Blood Moon Haunted Scream Park (Website)
4540 Valier Carpet Rd
Tamaroa, IL 62888
(Driving Directions)


Haunt season is just around the corner! We are looking for volunteer actors for added attractions this year. Please let us know if you are interested! Come be a part our team... the Best Haunt in Southern Illinois!


Boo Crew Haunted House (Mechanicsburg, IL)

Boo Crew Haunted House in Mechanicsburg, IL.
Boo Crew Haunted House (Website)
11083 Buckhart Road
Mechanicsburg, IL 62545
(Driving Directions)

Ever wanted to join the Boo Crew Professional Acting Staff? Contact us for more information...


Carter Brothers Haunted Hayride (Springfield, IL)

Carter Brothers Haunted Hayride in Springfield, IL.
Carter Brothers Haunted Hayride (Website)
104 Carter Ln
Springfield, IL 62707
(Driving Directions)

Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail (Shelbyville, IL)

Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail in Shelbyville, IL.
Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail (Website)
Shelbyville, IL 62565
(Driving Directions)

Are you dying to help? Is waiting for Halloween killing you? Why not come have a blast scaring with Dacey's Hollow this year. Dates are October 12th 19th and 26th. From 4 to 10pm. Costumes, makeup, and dinner provided. A safety class will be held on October 5th or 11th for new actors. Contact us on Facebook for more information!


DEAD Rising Haunted House (Crestwood, IL)

DEAD Rising Haunted House in Crestwood, IL.
DEAD Rising Haunted House (Website)
13624 S Cicero Ave
Crestwood, IL 60445
(Driving Directions)


D.E.A.D. Rising is looking for volunteers for haunting this year, no experience needed... will teach. If interested message on page or call 708-473-3839.


Domum Diaboli (Shorewood, IL)

Domum Diaboli in Shorewood, IL.
Domum Diaboli (Website)
411 Brook Forest Ave
Shorewood, IL 60404
(Driving Directions)

Domum Diaboli Haunted House is accepting volunteers from now until opening day! Come out and have a blast scaring the shit out of people! We will feed you! Any interested parties contact our Facebook page.


Downs Haunted House (Downs, IL)

Downs Haunted House in Downs, IL.
Downs Haunted House (Website)
107 East Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
(Driving Directions)

Looking for warm bodies even now!! Contact us today!!


Evil Intentions Haunted House (Elgin, IL)

Evil Intentions Haunted House in Elgin, IL.
Evil Intentions Haunted House (Website)
900 Grace Street
Elgin, IL 60120
(Driving Directions)

Date(s): July 28, 2019

If you were un-able to make it out to our first casting call and you have a passion for Halloween/Horror, here is your next opportunity to come join the amazing Casket Crew at the #1 ranked haunted attraction in Illinois!

We are currently looking for Actors as well as Crew Members for our Line Control and Security Team! No experience is necessary, everything you need to know will be taught directly through hands on training!

-Must be at least 16 years old (Parental permission required if under 18 years old.)
-Must have reliable transportation.

Line Control and Security Team:
-Must be at least 18 years old.
-Must have reliable transportation.

Please come in comfortable clothing/closed toed shoes and be ready to have a blast! We are looking forward to you joining the Evil Intentions Haunted House Casket Crew!

Please contact us for more information.


Factory of Fear (Moline, IL)

Factory of Fear in Moline, IL.
Factory of Fear (Website)
5027 4th Ave
Moline, IL 61265
(Driving Directions)


Date(s): August 17 & 24, 2019

The Factory of Fear is hosting 2 open house / meet and greet dates for anyone interested in acting with us this season( as well as our off-season events)

***August 17 and 24th at Noon***

It's that time of year again for our acting and makeup team auditions at the Factory of Fear. Do you love scaring your friends and family? Is Halloween your favorite time of year, and wish you could celebrate it all year long? Come join one of the top rated haunted houses in Illinois this season and see why we keep the screams coming all year! Auditions are open to everyone, and there are no requirements or previous experience needed to try out! You just need a positive open attitude, have the ability to work well with others and must be willing to get a little crazy!!

Age to audition: We prefer actors be at least 16, however any young actors (under 16 years old) will need to bring a parent or guardian with them to speak with our Director and managers at the meet and greet before they audition!
Once your auditions are over, feel free to hang out and meet with our veteran actors and managing staff for an afternoon of music, refreshments and snacks.

For Makeup Auditions, please bring multiple examples of your work (Preferably in a folder or tablet, but smartphone pictures are fine as well!)
We want to see all makeup styles, beauty, theatre, horror, and fantasy! You don't need to be a pro to join our team, as we do regular team classes to get everyone on the same page for October!

We will see you then!


Harvest Moon 8th Annual Fright Fest Celebration (Gibson City, IL)

Harvest Moon Fright Fest in Gibson City, IL.
Harvest Moon 8th Annual Fright Fest Celebration (Website)
1175 S Sangamon Ave
Gibson City, IL 60936
(Driving Directions)

We're looking for volunteers to scare people in our 4000 square foot outdoor Walk of the Dead haunted trail during the 3 weekends of our event as well as being one of our roving monsters to scare folks in their cars, and take selfies. Got a great character you want to show off or practice before the official haunt season starts, join us September 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st to do your worst to our customers! We offer nice bonus items for those that help including dinner each night and the opportunity to see great horror movies such as IT chapter 2.


Haunted Infirmary (Bartonville, IL)

Haunted Infirmary in Bartonville, IL.
Haunted Infirmary (Website)
4500 Enterprise Drive
Bartonville, IL 61607
(Driving Directions)

Contact us if you're interested in volunteering for the 2019 Infirmary!


Haunted Woods of Creek Hill (Mount Auburn, IL)

Haunted Woods of Creek Hill in Mount Auburn, IL.
Haunted Woods of Creek Hill (Website)
3018N 1550 East Road
Mount Auburn, IL 62547
(Driving Directions)

Well it's that time of year again! We are looking for volunteers for this year's scares! We have plans to add in a lot more things but we also need people to help!


Hayride of Horror and Curse of the Bayou (Lockport, IL)

Hayride of Horror and Curse of the Bayou in Lockport, IL.
Hayride of Horror and Curse of the Bayou (Website)
Dellwood Park
199 E. Woods Dr.
Lockport, IL 60441
(Driving Directions)

Date(s): August 23 & 24, 2019

HellsGate Haunted House (Lockport, IL)

HellsGate Haunted House in Lockport, IL.
HellsGate Haunted House (Website)
3101 Canal St
Lockport, IL 60441
(Driving Directions)



HellsGate Haunted House and Zombie
Army Productions are now hiring ACTORS, Make-Up Artists, Costumers, Hospitality, Technicians, & Managers.

Auditions and interviews:
Friday Sept. 6th 4PM-8PM & Saturday Sept. 7th 12PM-4PM

If you enjoy the idea of scaring people for money, bringing your artistic talents to the show, or you are simply looking for an exciting life experience, we have a place for you.

Bring work samples and resume, if applicable (resume not required), wear comfortable clothes. For more information please visit


Insanity Haunted House (Peru, IL)

Insanity Haunted House in Peru, IL.
Insanity Haunted House (Website)
3940 IL-251
Peru, IL 61354
(Driving Directions)


Love to make people scream? Want to get paid for it? Why not come work for one of the top haunts in IL. Insanity is still looking for a few actors to join the crew. Send us a message for more details. More info can be found on our website.


Jonamac Orchard (Malta, IL)

Jonamac Orchard in Malta, IL.
Jonamac Orchard (Website)
19412 Shabbona Rd
Malta, IL 60150
(Driving Directions)


Join our team this season! It is not too late to apply! Fill out an application at


Karnival of Karnage (Belvidere, IL)

Karnival of Karnage in Belvidere, IL.
Karnival of Karnage (Website)
Boone County Fairgrounds
Belvidere, IL 61008
(Driving Directions)


Have you ever wanted to scare people and have a lot of fun doing it? Do you want to be a part of an AMAZING haunt family? Well, here's your opportunity! Come to the Boone County Scaregrounds and join us for our 2019 monster meeting on August 24. Turn in at gate number 2 and go down to the 3rd building on the left. No haunt experience necessary, must be 16 or older (16 and 17 with parental consent ). We promise you a spooktacular great time this haunt season 😱🤡💀


Main Street Manor (South Pekin, IL)

Main Street Manor in South Pekin, IL.
Main Street Manor (Website)
208 West Main St
South Pekin, IL 61564
(Driving Directions)


Have you ever wanted to volunteer for a haunted house? Have you ever wanted to be a part of something big? Well now is your chance. Village of S. Beacon Presents Main Street manner. It’s first haunted attraction in the area. If you are 16 years or older we would love to have you onboard. We are looking for the following positions to be filled by some great talented volunteers.

Make up
Actors/Haunt Scarers
Decorating/Prop building

If you are interested please send me a personal message or feel free to contact me at area code 309-370-1858 again this is for a volunteer position with all proceeds in the haunted attraction going back into the community.


Hours of operation are every Friday and Saturday in the month of October.
7pm-12pm or until the last victim, ummm I mean guest is gone.
See you soon.


Massacre Haunted House (Montgomery, IL)

Massacre Haunted House in Montgomery, IL.
Massacre Haunted House (Website)
299 Montgomery Road
Montgomery, IL 60538
(Driving Directions)

Date(s): August 4, 11, 24, & 25th, 2019: 4:00pm-8:00pm
& September 1st, 2019: 4:00-8:00pm

Want to scare people and not get in trouble for it? Love Halloween? Into the dark arts? If you answered yes to any of that then WE WANT YOU! We are getting ready for the 2019 Halloween Season and we are expanding our family.

We are looking for

-Scare actors

-Makeup Artists

-Build Crew

-Sound & Lighting


-and MORE

Stop by one of the casting call days and show us what you got! Any questions please private message us.


McHenry Jaycees Haunted House (McHenry, IL)

McHenry Jaycees Haunted House in McHenry, IL.
McHenry Jaycees Haunted House (Website)
McHenry Commons Shopping Center
2034 N. Richmond Road
McHenry, IL 60051
(Driving Directions)

Yeah, you the one with the face🤡!
Do you like🎃Halloween🎃?
Do you like 🧙‍♀️dressing up🧙‍♂️?
Do you like scaring your friends☠?
Then come join us👻!

The McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House is looking volunteer actors who would like to join our family of Monsters👿!!


Midnight Terror Haunted House (Oak Lawn, IL)

Midnight Terror Haunted House in Oak Lawn, IL.
Midnight Terror Haunted House (Website)
5520 W 111th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(Driving Directions)

Date(s): July 28, 2019

Midnight Terror Haunted House - Meet and Greet - Casting call

Food, fun, and fear! Midnight Terror Haunted House is hosting a Meet and Greet for the upcoming 2019 haunt season!

If you've ever been interested in what working in a haunted house is all about, we invite you to come out and meet us! Same goes if you've worked with us in the past (or another haunted house) and are interested (or planning) to work with us again this year!

There will be free food, bounce houses, bags, water balloons, etc. Come check us out!


Night Terrors of Effingham (Effingham, IL)

Night Terrors of Effingham in Effingham, IL.
Night Terrors of Effingham (Website)
2019 S Banker St, Village Square Mall
Effingham, IL 62401
(Driving Directions)


We need people to scare, help with make-up, ticket booth and much more! Contact us for more information.


Nightmare at the Terrace (Worth, IL)

Nightmare at the Terrace in Worth, IL.
Nightmare at the Terrace (Website)
11500 S Beloit Ave
Worth, IL 60482
(Driving Directions)


Who Wants to Volunteer for the Haunted House???? We need Actors, Ticket Sales, Make-up Artist and MORE! Call 708-448-7080 for more information.


Northern Illinois Fear Fest (South Beloit, IL)

Northern Illinois Fear Fest in South Beloit, IL.
Northern Illinois Fear Fest (Website)
6512 Manchester Rd
South Beloit, IL 61080
(Driving Directions)


Fear Fest has a few rare openings for volunteer actors. Need to hire asap so we can get Background checks in time for this season. Contact Rich at 815 494 7152 for an interview. Must be 16 and have transportation/ Pass background check.


Raven's Curse Haunted House (Centralia, IL)

Raven's Curse Haunted House in Centralia, IL.
Raven's Curse Haunted House (Website)
302 Swan Ave
Centralia, IL 62801
(Driving Directions)

Raven's Curse Haunted House is hiring! If you want to work in a fun, fast paced environment and get PAID to make people scream then come out and see us on one of our audition dates. We pay weekly and also offer performance bonuses. You don't need to come in makeup or costume, just come out and show us how scary you can be. We'd love to have you join the cast of Southern Illinois' premier haunted attraction.


Spider Hill (Chillicothe, IL)

Spider Hill  in Chillicothe, IL.
Spider Hill (Website)
Three Sisters Park
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(Driving Directions)


Spook Hollow (Marquette Heights, IL)

Spook Hollow in Marquette Heights, IL.
Spook Hollow (Website)
613 Lasalle Blvd
Marquette Heights, IL 61554
(Driving Directions)


Spook Hollow™ gets requests after requests every year from Spooks just like you asking, how can I volunteer to be in Spook Hollow™?

• Are 18 years old or older?
• Can you pass a background check?
• Can you stay in Character all night?
• Do you take direction and follow directions?
• Do you have transportation?
• Can you help build and take down the haunt during scheduled work detail days/nights?

If you can answer yes to these questions and many more, then the first step to volunteer is to attend the Spook Hollow™ Scare Actor School - Fall Classes 2019 on Sunday September 15th at Spook Hollow

💀World Famous Spook Hollow™ with M.C. Manor & M.C. Nightmare is a Marquette Heights Men's Club of Central Illinois production


Statesville Haunted Prison (Lockport, IL)

Statesville Haunted Prison in Lockport, IL.
Statesville Haunted Prison (Website)
17250 Weber Rd
Lockport, IL 60441
(Driving Directions)

Statesville Haunted Prison and Zombie Army Productions are now hiring ACTORS, Make-Up Artists, Costumers, Hospitality, Technicians, & Managers.

Auditions and interviews:
Sunday Sept. 15th 1PM-5PM and Monday Sept. 16th 5PM-9PM

If you enjoy the idea of scaring people for money, bringing your artistic talents to the show, or you are simply looking for an exciting life experience, we have a place for you.
Bring work samples and resume, if applicable (resume not required), wear comfortable clothes. For more information please visit


The Fear Experiement (Danville, IL)

The Fear Experiement in Danville, IL.
The Fear Experiement (Website)
Danville, IL 61832
(Driving Directions)

We will be having auditions in late August. Anyone interested in acting in our production can email us at The show will take place in Danville, IL. Official performance dates have not been chosen yet, but will be decided soon. Check back for updates.


The Halls of Madness (Paris, IL)

The Halls of Madness in Paris, IL.
The Halls of Madness (Website)
7857 IL-16
Paris, IL 61944
(Driving Directions)

Ever wonder what it was like being on the other side of this attraction? We're ready to talk with you about joining our killer crew . Text 217-264-0011 to let us know you are interested in becoming part of one of the areas favorite haunted attractions this October. We will be waiting...

( must be at least 16 years of age)


The Haunted Forest (Harrisburg, IL)

The Haunted Forest in Harrisburg, IL.
The Haunted Forest (Website)
2000 Dorris Heights Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(Driving Directions)


Tom's Farm Market (Huntley, IL)

Tom's Farm Market in Huntley, IL.
Tom's Farm Market (Website)
10214 Algonquin Rd
Huntley, IL 60142
(Driving Directions)


Looking for a fun, seasonal job in October? We are hiring! Great for stay at home moms or local college students! Stop in our market & fill out an application!


Torment at Twelve Hundred (Orion, IL)

Torment at Twelve Hundred in Orion, IL.
Torment at Twelve Hundred (Website)
5030 N 1200th Ave
Orion, IL 61273
(Driving Directions)


Town of Terror (Pecatonica, IL)

Town of Terror in Pecatonica, IL.
Town of Terror (Website)
500 west 1st st.
Pecatonica, IL 61063
(Driving Directions)

Town of Terror Haunted Hayride is looking for volunteers 👁👀 We have a role for EVERY ONE!!! We need behind the scenes volunteers who will be helping with set up and tear down on Saturdays and in the scenes volunteers for Saturday evenings! We have an abundance of different roles within the scenes that we need to fill with spooky folks. If you, or someone you know is interested then send us a private message👍🏼 lets get spooky!!!


Twisted Crypt (Rockford, IL)

Twisted Crypt in Rockford, IL.
Twisted Crypt (Website)
5420 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108
(Driving Directions)


Ever wanted to scare people at a haunted house? Here is your chance to join the award winning Crypt Crew at Twisted Crypt Haunted House. We already have a great crew, but we are always looking to add fun and energetic people. No experience is necessary and our crew will train and teach anyone willing to learn. Must be 16 years of age or older. Please contact us for more information.


Undead Acres (Monee, IL)

Undead Acres in Monee, IL.
Undead Acres (Website)
3450 W Crete-Monee Rd
Monee, IL 60449
(Driving Directions)



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