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Children's Cancer Camp Volunteer: June Session

Friday, June 21st from 12:00am to Saturday, June 29th, 2019 12:00am (PT)
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Are you prepared for the time of your life? Donate your time and your laughter and make camp all it can be.We're looking for individuals who are friendly, trustworthy, dedicated, and caring to donate 9 days of their time to being on staff at Camp Goodtimes, a no-cost camp for kids impacted by childhood cancer. What you get in return is priceless. We take the job of caring for medically and emotionally fragile campers seriously, but we smile, laugh, and learn every day. Each camp session, we need ~70 individuals to join us in making it a week to remember for approximately 120 campers. Are you one of them?Requirements: Looking for compassionate, responsible, trustworthy, empathetic, and joyful people age 18+. No experience working with kids with cancer needed (we have an onsite medical staff for all health concerns), but the ability to put campers' needs first and the desire to make it a week to remember are required. Job positions include cabin counselor, cabin support staff, activities, nurses, arts and crafts, and muscle (logistics). Volunteers are expected to be at camp for the entire nine days of the session.Background Check: To ensure the safety of our campers, we will run a background check on all applicants (no cost to applicant). In addition, alcohol, cigarette, and drug consumption are prohibited for the duration of your 9-day volunteer shift.Orientation: Online and onsite training provided; 1-2 hours of pre-camp video training is required. An optional in-person new staff orientation will be held on May 18, 2019.Application: Read more about volunteer staff opportunities for Camp Goodtimes, and apply online using the "Apply" button.Also check out our YouTube channel, packed with videos that help tell our story and showcase the joy of camp.Contact: Please address any questions to Tanya, camp director, at tanya@thegoodtimesproject.orgáStudents are responsible for bringing a Record of Civic Engagement Form to each time they are on site or at the community agency where they are serving. Additionally, students are required to obtain the appropriate signature from their community partner supervisor. Students can pick up a blank form at the CCE office (CUB LL48) on the main WSU Campus or online here.á Completed hours must be submitted online here. Select 'The Goodtimes Project' under the Service Partner drop down and complete the form.
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Location: Vashon Island, Vashon, WA