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2020 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 2020 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 2020 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.

Basement of the Dead (Aurora, IL)

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

Want to be part of the best team of Haunted House actors in the U.S.? Scare the he@$ out of everyone, meet new friends and enjoy an experience that cannot be matched! Call 815-693-2613 to set up an interview today!


Clinton's Terror on Washington Street (Clinton, IL)

Help Wanted at Clinton's Terror on Washington Street in Clinton, IL.
Clinton's Terror on Washington Street (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
513 E Washington Street
Clinton, IL 61727
(Driving Directions)

VOLUNTEERS WANTED... We’re working towards the opening of Clinton Haunted House this October! If you want to help, call Marian at 217-935-3364.


Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail (Pana, IL)

Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail in Shelbyville, IL.
Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Rhodes France Scout Reservation
815 N 500 East Rd
Pana, IL 62557
(Driving Directions)

The hollow is looking to add to our crazy family for the 2020 haunt season at our brand new location, Rhodes France Scout Reservation. Applicants must be 13 years or older with parent or guardian written consent. Dates are October 23rd October 24th October 30th and October 31st
All actors must take an acting class, provided by Dacey's Hollow. Please pm us today. It's a great way to earn service hours, give back to your community, and have some fun.


Disturbia Haunted House (Downers Grove, IL)

Disturbia Haunted House in Downers Grove, IL.
Disturbia Haunted House (Website)
1213 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(Driving Directions)


Be a part of a #1 Haunted Attraction team that has been ranked #1 by 10+ public web sites, magazines, and news agencies.


Factory of Fear (Moline, IL)

Factory of Fear in Moline, IL.
Factory of Fear (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
5027 4th Ave
Moline, IL 61265
(Driving Directions)


We're looking to add at least 15 new actors before the haunt season on top of our already stacked cast of amazing talent!

Just because October is over, doesn't mean haunted housing is over! The Factory of Fear was open in December for Frightmare Before Christmas and was open in February for Love is Blind... and will be in April for Easter Mayhem... Oh ya, don't forget June for INFECTED! With a year round schedule of haunting and the fact that we are continually changing the haunt and adding more rooms (actually adding square footage too) and characters, we have a need for more actors. Our actors are one of the most dedicated crews around town and we want YOU to join our team! You can go to and fill out the form to join us before Valentine's Day! You will be glad you did! Whether you're a seasoned actor or someone who just loves haunted houses this is a perfect time to join us!


Hades (Chicago, IL)

Hades in Chicago, IL.
Hades (Website)
Chicago, IL
(Driving Directions)

So I am answering the call... will you?
How to keep live performance going in this time of COVID. My answer is to do a virtual haunt that lives in live performance. Audience and performer interacting. And the performer being paid a living wage. Who's interested? Would you like an invitation to the demo? Message me on Facebook if you do (link above).


Haunted Haven (Rock Falls, IL)

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

If you are interested in joining our crew, please pm us. We will be starting interviews soon!


Haunted Woods of Creek Hill (Mount Auburn, IL)

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

We are looking for more volunteers for our expansion this year. Come be a monster or a ghoul. No experienced required we can train you. If your looking for a new haunt home and have experience we would love to invite you to join our haunt family. We can accommodate almost any scene you would like to do.


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

Help Wanted! Hayride of Horror and Curse of the Bayou in Lockport, IL.
Hayride of Horror and Curse of the Bayou (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
Dellwood Park
199 E. Woods Dr.
Lockport, IL 60441
(Driving Directions)

Hayride of Horror needs Tech and Builders! Please share the info!


Insanity Haunted House (Peru, IL)

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

Love to scare people? Want to get paid to do it? If you’re the type of person who loves Halloween and Loves to have fun. We want to hear from you.

Send us a message on Facebook, Instagram, or at


Massacre Haunted House (Montgomery, IL)

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

Still some time to join! Message us for more info!


Shock House (Rock Island, IL)

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

Shock House is looking for several souls to steal. Think you might want help spread the nightmare? Join the Shock House Terrorizors for the 2020 season! Message us for more details!


Terror in the Timbers (Elgin, IL)

Terror in the Timbers in Elgin, IL.
Terror in the Timbers (Website)
Event Type: Drive-Thru Halloween Experience
37W955 Big Timber Rd
Elgin, IL 60124
(Driving Directions)


We are now accepting applications for Chicagoland’s Newest Drive-Thru Haunted Attraction.

Terror in the Timbers is currently hiring for paid positions with an opportunity for attendance bonuses as well.

Now the fine print:
First and foremost, it is a job, but it is a fun job!

The haunted drive thru is open for 12 nights this season, every Friday and Saturday in October along with Thursdays 10/22, 10/29.

On the application, you will be able to list the nights and times you will be available to work for us.
This is your chance to perform for thousands of people, a different audience every other few minutes, and play different roles. Every night is Halloween at Terror in The Timbers!


Apply on Facebook or Email the following information to
Your Full Name
Phone Number
Full Mailing Address
E-Mail Address


The Haunted Factory (Kankakee, IL)

The Haunted Factory in Kankakee, IL.
The Haunted Factory (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
980 N. Hobbie Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901
(Driving Directions)



Walk of the Dead (Galesburg, IL)

Walk of the Dead in Galesburg, IL.
Walk of the Dead (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Trail
1033 S Lake Storey Rd
Galesburg, IL 61401
(Driving Directions)

Attention! We are in need of more volunteers. Please come to the meeting or reach out to us if you are interested!


Boo Crew Help Wanted (Mechanicsburg, IL)

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

Thinking of Halloween? Well the staff at the Boo Crew are always thinking about Halloween and our acting staff are starting training and auditions! If you are interested in becoming one of us then you need to follow our new Actor page here on Facebook-


Join The Cult - Evil Intentions Casting Call (Elgin, IL)

Help Wanted at Evil Intentions Haunted House in Elgin, IL.
Evil Intentions Haunted House (Website)
Event Type: Haunted House
900 Grace Street
Elgin, IL 60120
(Driving Directions)

We are hoping and anticipating that there will be a haunted house season in Illinois this year. Now is your chance to join one of the top rated haunted houses in the nation! Please message or join us at our casting call for more info.


If your haunted attraction is looking for new team members, please send the details to:

The following events have announced that they are looking for volunteers and/or paid staff for the 2020 Fall season. Please use the links and contact information below to find out how you can work at one of these great Illinois businesses this year!

Goebbert's Farm - South Barrington (South Barrington, IL)

Goebbert's Farm - South Barrington in South Barrington, IL.
Goebbert's Farm - South Barrington (Website)
40 W Higgins Rd
South Barrington, IL 60010
(Driving Directions)


We are looking for individuals to work in our security department. Our security staff helps to maintain safety on the farm and ensures all our guests are enjoying their experience here. If you like to be walking around and being in an outdoor environment - this is the job for you!

𝑹𝒐𝒂𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒅 π‘ͺ𝒐𝒓𝒏 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑲𝒆𝒕𝒕𝒍𝒆 π‘ͺ𝒐𝒓𝒏
We are looking for individuals that can cook in an outdoor environment and serve our guests in a fun and friendly way. Our corn is mostly weekend hours with limited hours during the week and does require medium to heavy lifting.

If you're interested in either department - fill out our online application or stop by to fill out one in person.


Harvest Moon's 9th Annual Fright Fest (Gibson City, IL)

Harvest Moon Fright Fest in Gibson City, IL.
Harvest Moon's 9th Annual Fright Fest (Website)
Event Type: Haunted Trail, Movie/Play/Theatre
1175 S Sangamon Ave
Gibson City, IL 60936
(Driving Directions)

Our drive-in operates a 2 weekend event called Frightfest. This year we are open October 2-3 and 9-10, 2020 and looking for volunteers to help scare folks as roaming monsters. It's a covid-19 safe way to scare folks at a distance with most at their cars, and still get in some Halloween fun.

We provide compensation packages of free movie passes and food on the nights people come out to volunteer time. We also have a limited number of props and costumes that can be used for folks without anything to use.

Our event is expected to draw 500-700 people each night and it's a lot of fun for the actors. If you are interested, please contact us using the contact information above.


Jonamac Orchard (Malta, IL)

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


Apply to Join our team this fall!
A great opportunity for students (16 years old and up) and those looking for seasonal fall work!


Konow's Corn Maze (Homer Glen, IL)

Konow's Corn Maze in Homer Glen, IL.
Konow's Corn Maze (Website)
Event Type: Corn Maze
16849 Cedar Road
Homer Glen, IL 60491
(Driving Directions)

Konow's Corn Maze in Homer Glen is currently looking for some hardworking and friendly folks to help out with our busy Fall season! Interested? Stop by this week during regular business hours, fill out an application, and learn more about this awesome opportunity!


Kuipers Family Farm (Maple Park, IL)

Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park, IL.
Kuipers Family Farm (Website)
Event Type: Apple Orchard & Pumpkin Farm
1N318 Watson Rd
Maple Park, IL 60151
(Driving Directions)


NOW HIRING for our fall season! Many part-time positions available in our safe farm environment. Visit our website for details and to apply:


Sonny Acres Farm (West Chicago, IL)

Sonny Acres Farm in West Chicago, IL.
Sonny Acres Farm (Website)
29W310 North Avenue
West Chicago, IL 60185
(Driving Directions)

πŸŽƒ πŸ‘» Hey everybody! I hope you are all doing well and staying safe! We are gearing up to start our season at Sonny Acres. We are taking all the precautions to keep our staff and customers safe. We are currently looking for actors to work our haunted trail. We will be having actor orientation 9/12 at Sonny Acres in West Chicago at 2PM! There you will get an introduction to the farm, a sneak peek of our trail and all the details for paperwork and ourοΏΌ expectationsοΏΌ. Any questions please send me PM...Or do you have a friend that maybe interested?? They can send questions to πŸŽƒ πŸ‘»


The Pumpkin Patch (Caledonia, IL)

The Pumpkin Patch in Caledonia, IL.
The Pumpkin Patch (Website)
Event Type: Pumpkin Patch
3178 IL Route 173
Caledonia, IL 61011
(Driving Directions)

The Pumpkin patch is now hiring for the 2020 season! Use the link below to apply...


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