Marklund

Organization Address

164 S. Prairie Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Name and Position of Contact Person

Lisa Esposito, Volunteer Engagement Specialist

Phone Number

(630) 397-5661

Email Address

lesposito@marklund.org

Website Address

www.marklund.org

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners

Marklund Phillip Center: 

Monday - Thursday 5 to 6 p.m.

Friday 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Saturday 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.

Special events: varies

Developmental Training Program and Marklund Day School:

Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Description of Organization

Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. With three residential locations located in Bloomingdale, Elgin & Geneva, Marklund is home to nearly 174 clients. Our Bloomingdale campus has 21 residents at our Philip Center and over 60 students from the community attending our day school which offers Multi-Needs and Life Skills programs for children and young adults with multiple medical needs, and those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum.

Description of Service Learner Role

Participate in various scheduled group activities with clients at the Marklund Philip Center such as: games, adapted sports, reading, crafts, and more. Volunteers also needed for community outings to various places such as shopping, movies, parks and bowling. Opportunities at our Marklund Day School include participating in classroom curriculum/daily activities with our students

Organization Requirements

Volunteer Application
Background Check
Complete (1 hour) Volunteer Orientation

Number of Placements Available

Unlimited

 

Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Summer Hours (Through Aug. 9)
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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