Nearly 3,000 individuals dedicate their time, skills and talent to Clearbrook annually.
Volunteers care for children with special needs, paint and beautify our community-based group homes, join our special event organizing committees and assist with administrative duties.
Whether you are an individual looking to give back once a week or once a year, or an organization looking to build your community from within, we welcome you to get connected to a valuable cause like Clearbrook. Interested? Complete our volunteer application.
Year Round Volunteer Opportunities
Take A Break Volunteer Program
Volunteers provide caregiving to a child with special needs and their siblings for four hours per week. Volunteers participate in a training program and a six-month commitment is requested. If you are interested in volunteering for Take A Break Volunteer Program click here.
Take A Break in the Afternoon Program
Engage in activities with children of all abilities on scheduled Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings at one of Clearbrook’s five sites. If you are interested in volunteering for Take A Break in the Afternoon Program click here.
Adult Day Services & Residential Programs
Share a hobby with an Individual, accompany group outings, or simply lend a helping hand. Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. as well as evenings and weekends. Volunteers needed to assist with lunch (feeding) and engage in various activities to enhance individuals’ productivity and socialization. If you are interested in volunteering for Adult Day Services & Residential Program click here.
Adult Bowling Program
Be a lane buddy for adults with disabilities on specified Saturdays from 11:15 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Elk Grove Bowl at 53 South Arlington Heights Rd. in Elk Grove Village (September through March). If you are interested in volunteering for Adult Bowling Program click here.
Typing, filing, data entry, and assisting with bulk mailings are just a few of the many clerical skills always needed. If you are interested in volunteering for Office Work click here.
Special Group or Service Projects
Organize a beautification (i.e. painting, landscaping, etc.) project at one of Clearbrook’s residential or day facilities. If you are interested in volunteering for Special Groups or Service Project click here.
Special Event Volunteer Opportunities
Friends of Clearbrook Wine Tasting
Assist with room set-up, sell wine and raffle tickets, or tend auction tables at our February event from 5:00 until 11:00 p.m. at The Westin in Itasca. If you are interested in volunteering for Friends of Clearbrook Wine Tasting click here.
Shining Star Ball
Sell raffle tickets and assist with auction tables at our April event from 6:00 p.m. until midnight at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Chicago. If you are interested in volunteering for Shining Star Ball click here.
Clearbrook Candy Days
Pass out signature packages of Jelly Belly® beans and collect donations at intersections and/or storefronts throughout the city and suburbs in two-hour shifts during our annual May event. If you are interested in volunteering for Clearbrook Jelly Belly Days click here.
Set up and tend games or “buddy” with a client to enjoy lunch and a fun-filled day in June at 3201 West Campbell Road in Rolling Meadows. If you are interested in volunteering for Summer Funfest click here.
Assist with registration, betting holes or raffle ticket sales at Clearbrook’s various golf outings held each summer. If you are interested in volunteering for Golf Outings click here.
Step It Up For Clearbrook 5K walk/run
There are many ways to assist t-shirt tent, course marshalls, water stations, food tent, fun zone, set up and tear down. If you are interested in volunteering for Step It Up for Clearbrook click here.
Around the Block Food Tasting
Assist with selling raffle tickets and silent auction tables at 4 different restaurants held each year in October. If you are interested in volunteering for Around the Block Food Tasting click here.
Our Volunteer Coordinator, Kathy Scheuing, can work with you to find the best volunteer fit for your schedule and interests. You can reach her at 847-385-5016 or firstname.lastname@example.org to explore options.