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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities by Event

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Oct 07, 2022 - Oct 09, 2022
  1. Fall Retreat 2Staff arrives Oct 07, 2022 5:00 PM and leaves Oct 09, 2022 3:00 PM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    Director
    • Tot Lot - Oversee camp function and campers. Facilitate auxiliary staff and Big Sibling meetings. Help with shower time. Disciplinarian for kids with issues.
    • Big Camp - Oversee administrative team, camp function, and campers, as well as facilitating cabin staff meetings. Disciplinarian for kids with issues.
    1 0 1 0
    Assistant Director
    Assist the director. . . . especially with camp function and child discipline.
    0 0 0 0
    Recreation Director
    Oversee the activity staff. (daily devotion, team meeting, etc.)
    1 0 1 0
    Manager
    General (Big Camp and Tot Lot)
    • Oversee the physical aspects of camp
    • Supervise support staff. (medical, housekeeping, food service), including daily meeting.

    • Big Camp Specific
      • Communicate with the Farm staff, daily, regarding maintenance needs.
      • Facilitate and organize purchases for Big Camp and Tot Lot.

      Tot Lot Specific
      • Meet daily with the Big Camp Manager regarding maintenance needs and purchasing.
      • Assist with the Director's disciplinary responsibilities.
    1 0 1 0
    Journalist
    Tell the story of camp. Publish daily reports on the website, including pictures and stories.
    1 1 0 0
    Floater
    Assist the Tot Lot Staff when and where needed. Flexibility is a must.
    0 0 0 0
    Teacher
    • Tot Lot - Facilitate memory work, Bible lessons, Big Sibling devotions, and story time. Counsel Big Siblings.
    • Big Camp - Facilitate chapel teaching times (i.e. scripture memory activity, object lessons, scripture lesson, etc.) Lessons are themed with nightly skits, devotions, and crafts and are provided ahead of time, but the teacher must prepare well in advance. Also responsible for preparing and distributing materials for cabin devotions as needed.
    2 0 2 0
    2 Chapel Assistant
    Work with teacher to help facilitate Chapel times. Musical or computer skills are helpful.
    2 0 0 0
    Craft Director
    Plan craft projects and work with camp office to obtain materials needed. Oversee and instruct craft assistants as they work with counselors to assist campers in the afternoon. Prepare materials for upcoming crafts.
    1 0 1 0
    3 Craft Assistant
    Work with counselors to assist children in succeeding with pre-planned crafts in the afternoon. Assist the craft director in craft preparation.
    3 0 0 0
    2 Recreation Staff (w/ lifeguard cert.)
    Oversee recreational activities such as canoeing, swimming, archery, group games/sports, free play time, trust course, fishing, hiking, camping, etc. Work with counselors to assist campers. Usually assigned to lifeguard one or two hours per day. Lifeguard classes will be offered.
    4 0 2 0
    3 Recreation Staff (w/o lifeguard cert.)
    Oversee recreational activities such as canoeing, swimming, archery, group games/sports, free play time, trust course, fishing, hiking, camping, etc. Work with counselors to assist campers.
    4 0 1 0
    11 Counselor (F)
    Help “their” campers to be prepared and punctual for each activity. Set a good example and counsel the campers in healthy relating, self-image, spiritual growth, personal hygiene, etc. Maintain discipline among campers.
    20 0 9 0
    18 Counselor (M)
    Help “their” campers to be prepared and punctual for each activity. Set a good example and counsel the campers in healthy relating, self-image, spiritual growth, personal hygiene, etc. Maintain discipline among campers.
    20 0 2 0
    Assistant Counselor
    Assist the lead counselor in helping “their” campers to be prepared and punctual for each activity. Set a good example and counsel the campers in healthy relating, self-image, spiritual growth, personal hygiene, etc. Maintain discipline among campers. Level of experience and proficiency in counseling doesn’t have to be as high.
    0 0 0 0
    Cook and Kitchen Supervisor
    Experience with quantity cooking. Responsible for all meal related details except menu planning and purchasing. This includes food and dining hall preparation and clean-up, as well as tending to dishes.
    1 0 1 0
    Assistant Cook
    Assist the cook in all meal preparation, service and cleanup.
    1 0 1 0
    3 Kitchen Assistant
    • Tot Lot - Assist the cook. (i.e. food prep, dining hall, dishes, decorations, etc.)
    • Big Camp - Assist with food prep as needed. Set the dining hall before each meal and clean afterwords.
    3 0 0 0
    Nurse
    • Track and distribute medication. Provide first aid and advise the camp team regarding medical attention for all camp participants.
    • Tot Lot - Connect with the Big Camp Nurse and in the case of a big camp emergency cover for him or her.
    1 0 1 0
    1 Assistant Nurse
    Assist Nurse with distribution of meds and providing first aid.
    1 0 0 0
    1 Canteen/Laundry
    Wash soiled linens in the mornings and serve snacks during the afternoon rotation. Have clean towels each day for campers.
    1 0 0 0
    1 Janitor
    Maintain clean “public” areas on the campground. Stock all bathrooms. Works closely with Asst. Janitor.
    • Tot Lot Janitor also does laundry daily.
    1 0 0 0
    28 Camper (F) 40 0 12 4
    32 Camper (M) 40 0 8 0
    Staff Child 0 0 0 0
  1. Staff Development Retreat 2Staff arrives Oct 07, 2022 5:00 PM and leaves Oct 09, 2022 3:00 PM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    2 Counselor
    Help “their” campers to be prepared and punctual for each activity. Set a good example and counsel the campers in healthy relating, self-image, spiritual growth, personal hygiene, etc. Maintain discipline among campers.
    4 0 2 0
    11 Staff in Training
    This position is focused on understanding the role of camp staff through the experience of serving as camp staff in this short session. Duties are predominantly in food service and housekeeping, but also include some recreation and usually a facilities project. Time will also be devoted to brief 'studies' of the traits that are necessary when serving as staff and the adjustment that is sometimes a shock for those who come from the camper experience.
    15 0 4 0
Dec 03, 2022 - Dec 03, 2022
  1. Camp CUMCITO Christmas PartyStaff arrives Dec 03, 2022 11:30 AM and leaves Dec 03, 2022 4:00 PM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    3 Christmas Party Coordinator 3 0 0 0
    1 Snack Coordinator
    Set out snacks (pizza, cookies, drinks). Assist other areas as needed.
    1 0 0 0
    4 Camp Host 4 0 0 0
    6 Station Assistant - Welcome Station 6 0 0 0
    2 Station Facilitator - House/Cookie Decoration 2 0 0 0
    8 Station Assistant - House/Cookie Decoration 8 0 0 0
    1 Station Facilitator - Craft 1 0 0 0
    3 Station Assistant - Craft 3 0 0 0
    2 Station Facilitator - Caroling and Story Time 2 0 0 0
    4 Station Assistant - Caroling and Story Time 4 0 0 0
    2 Station Facilitator - Active Games 2 0 0 0
    4 Station Assistant - Active Games 4 0 0 0
    1 Station Facilitator - Exit 1 0 0 0
    1 Videographer 1 0 0 0
    1 Floater
    Assist the Tot Lot Staff when and where needed. Flexibility is a must.
    1 0 0 0
    100 Camper 100 0 0 0
May 30, 2023 - Aug 12, 2023
  1. Rescue Ministry InternshipStaff arrives May 30, 2023 8:00 AM and leaves Aug 12, 2023 10:00 AM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    6 Rescue Ministry Intern
    Live and serve at City Union Mission. Experience a diverse rescue ministry from a range of perspectives.
    6 0 0 0
  1. Camp CUMCITO InternshipStaff arrives May 30, 2023 8:00 AM and leaves Aug 12, 2023 10:00 AM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    10 Camp CUMCITO Intern
    Residential Camp Intern at Camp CUMCITO ... 2.5 weeks of training and camp prep, 7 weeks of overnight, residential camp and one week visiting camper homes and 'putting away' after camp.
    12 0 2 0
    4 Camp CUMCITO Intern.
    Residential Camp Intern at Camp CUMCITO ... 2.5 weeks of training and camp prep, 7 weeks of overnight, residential camp and one week visiting camper homes and 'putting away' after camp.
    4 0 0 0
  1. City Camp InternshipStaff arrives May 30, 2023 8:00 PM and leaves Aug 12, 2023 10:00 AM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    8 City Camp Intern
    City Camp Interns serve as leaders for day camp campers and assist with planning and documenting the program.
    8 0 0 0
May 14, 3000 - May 16, 3000
  1. I can't find the event I'm looking for.Staff arrives May 14, 3000 5:00 PM and leaves May 16, 3000 3:00 PM
    Open Role Slots Ready Applied (Standby)
    40 Camper 40 0 0 0
    Staff Child 0 0 0 0