A fun and safe place for grieving children.

During this six-hour program you will meet Comfort Zone staff, campers, and volunteers who will explain what to expect at camp and how our program impacts grieving children and teens. You will receive education about childhood bereavement and we’ll give you tips on how to be successful in whichever volunteer role you are selected to fill.

  • Up to 90 individuals are required for each camp session in a variety of volunteer roles.
  • You must be 15 years of age to become a volunteer.
  • Annual updates of Health History, Confidentiality and Criminal Background Checks are required. 
Transportation Information:
  • Public: CTA Brown Line stops at the Merchandise Mart
  • Parking: MartParc Wells at 401 North Wells Street bridge ($8 TCS validated parking)


To register for this training session:

1. Create a My Comfort Zone account by clicking the Register Now button at the top of this page, complete the Volunteer Application and select this date for your training session.

2. The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation has paid the fee for the Criminal Background Check.  All trainees who attended the training will receive an email after the training with a link to fill out their online background check.  The email will contain a password that will allow you to bypass the payment page.  

3. Download the Health History form and Statement of Confidentiality and return to Comfort Zone Staff via email or at the training.

Once you have selected a volunteer training date, you are registered to attend and will receive a reminder email approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the training.

If you have any questions about the training session, please contact us.


This session is sponsored by the Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation (www.sadfund.org) and participation qualifies you to be considered in the matching process for the September 11-13, 2015 camp in Frankfort, IL.

July 18th, 2015 9:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 N Wells Street
Meeting Room 407
Chicago, IL 60654
Camp Name TBD
Age Range 15+

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