THANK YOU for your interest in being a volunteer at one of our summer camp sessions!
Currently, we are still open for MALE applicants.
All Female counselor spots have been filled and we are only accepting applications from Females who are willing to go on a Wait List for an interview. We start scheduling volunteer applicants as early as February each year, and between returning and newly hired female volunteers, it looks like we have currently filled up our female spots for the summer of 2013.Thank you!
We have prepared some information for you to review before completing the application. We hope it will answer some of your questions about our volunteer hiring process, our organization and our programs.
Reviewing these FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions) should only take a few minutes.
We’re proud to be a mission driven organization that provides safe, high quality camping experiences for our campers.
Each year we look for new and returning volunteers to join the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times team to carry out our mission.
The MISSION of Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times® is to create a positive, long lasting impact on children with cancer and their families by providing fun filled, medically supervised, cost free year-round recreational camp programs.
So what does that really mean? It means that, by staying focused on our goals, as a result of being at Camp, each camper will...
1. ...develop a positive self identity.
2. ...develop independence and self-reliance.
3. ...develop social competencies.
4. ...experience and contribute to a supportive environment.
Who are our Volunteers?
Our volunteer staff members are a widely diverse group of caring individuals. Each session includes approximately 55-60 volunteers between the ages of 19 and 60+ years, averaging 25 years old. Approximately 65% of our volunteer staff members return to camp again and again.
What are the different roles for volunteer staff members?
Volunteer staff members take on a number of jobs to create the wonderful experience we call "summer camp."
Two or three Cabin Counselors create a family for 6-10 campers, joining in activities, eating meals, sleeping in the cabin with the campers providing friendship, guidance and supervision.
Activity Counselors are the group of individuals who instruct or assist in the presentation of one of the many program activities offered during a session.
Volunteer Directors are a group of volunteers with previous Camp experience that provide support to the positions mentioned above.
Nurses and Doctors are the volunteers that provide 24-hour health care to our campers. Their job includes handing out the daily Band-Aids for scrapes, distributing medications at mealtimes and monitoring the health of all campers and staff. Click here for a link to our Nurse & Doctor Application.
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