505 N County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Name and Position of Contact Person:
Robin Partin, Deputy Court Administrator
Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:
Monday-Wednesday: 8 to 11 a.m.
Description of Organization:
The 18th Judicial Circuit Court (DuPage County) is the second largest court system in the State of Illinois. The courthouse consists of 41 courtrooms located in Wheaton, IL as well as two field courts that are located in Addison and Downers Grove, IL. The 18th Judicial Circuit Court is comprised of five Divisions: Law, Chancery, Domestic Relations, Misdemeanor and Felony.
Description of Service Learner Role:
The 18th Judicial Circuit Court is committed to maximizing access to all potential court users, permit speedy follow up to legal proceedings and develop community awareness. After a thorough training, the Court Navigators will provide general directions to specific courtrooms or offices to the public, assistance in using computer kiosks and court call monitors, officially welcome the public to the courthouse and to be visible in the hallways to answer non-legal questions of the public. We are asking that each volunteer commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week for 12-18 weeks.
Each volunteer will be required to undergo a thorough background check. Volunteer hours may not be used towards court mandated community service.
Number of Placements Available:
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
Fax: (630) 942-4596
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.