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 and 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.
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).
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 Half Day Brewing in Lincolnshire.
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.
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.
Assist with registration, betting holes or raffle ticket sales at Clearbrook’s various golf outings held each summer.
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.
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.
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.