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 interest form to get started!

Check out current opportunities here.


Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Office Help

Typing, filing, data entry, and assisting with bulk mailings are just a few of the many clerical skills always needed.

Special Group or Service Projects

Organize a beautification (i.e. painting, landscaping, etc.) project at one of Clearbrook’s residential or day facilities.


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 June event from 5:00 until 11:00 p.m. at Church Street Brewery in Itasca.

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.

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.


Contact Us

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 kscheuing@clearbrook.org to explore options.

Fill out the volunteer interest form to get started!

If you have previously volunteered, head over to Volunteer Hub: Volunteer Hub

If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a donation as a way to recognize your ongoing support.

Please use the below search tool to see if your company has a volunteer donation program and to access the forms, guidelines, and instructions that you will need to submit.

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