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Welcome Volunteers!

The 2017 volunteer application is available below.

Camp Erin Boston 2017

June Session

Ice Cream Social: 1-5PM,  Sunday April 30th, 2017 at the Trinitarian Congregational Church Wayland, MA

Camp Weekend: Volunteers arrive 11AM*, Friday, June 9th - Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest, Amesbury, MA 

Reunion: 10AM- 12PM, Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln, MA 

 

 

August Session

Ice Cream Social: 1-5PM, Sunday July 16th, 2017 at the Trinitarian Congregational Church Wayland, MA

Camp Weekend: Volunteers arrive 11AM*, Friday, August 18th - Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest, Amesbury, MA

Reunion: 2-4PM, Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln, MA

*If the Friday arrival time is a major issue please still apply and we will work together on a solution. 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

                

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Be high school graduates.

  • Have reliable transportation to and from all required events.

  • Complete a background check  (CORI).

  • Have necessary immunizations.

  • Complete a 30 min. interview.

  • Complete a 4 hour volunteer training session.

After you submit your application below you will be contacted to sign up for a training.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

 

Big Buddies (60 positions): Work one-on-one with an assigned camper. Onsite for Ice Cream Social (April 30 and/or July 16), entire Camp Weekend(s) (JUNE 9-11, 2017 and/or AUGUST 18-20, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (October 1st, 2017).

Cabin Buddies (10 positions): are assigned a specific cabin.  Introduces and assists with cabin activities, relieves Big Buddies and Cabin Buddies at their break times, conducts bedtime activities (reads stories, directs calming activities), available as general support during Camp Weekend.  Onsite for Ice Cream Social (April 30 and/or July 16), entire Camp Weekend(s) (JUNE 9-11, 2017 and/or AUGUST 18-20, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA)  and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (October 1st, 2017).

Grief Counselors (10 positions): are typically Licensed Counselors, Social Workers, RNs, Psychologists, etc. – they facilitate activities and provide bereavement support to all the campers and volunteers. Onsite for Ice Cream Social (April 30 and/or July 16), entire Camp Weekend(s) (JUNE 9-11, 2017 and/or AUGUST 18-20, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (October 1st, 2017).

Photographers (2 positions) – one male and one female. They are required at ALL events, and edit photographs, upload photographs, and create slideshows. Onsite for Ice Cream Social (April 30 and/or July 16), entire Camp Weekend(s) (JUNE 9-11, 2017 and/or AUGUST 18-20, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA)  and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (October 1st, 2017).

On-Site Support Volunteers (10 positions):  provide onsite support to Camp Erin.  May lead activities, assist with coverage for Buddies' breaks, run errands or provide help and support to Camp Staff.  Certified lifeguards needed! Onsite for Ice Cream Social (April 30 and/or July 16), entire Camp Weekend(s) (JUNE 9-11, 2017 and/or AUGUST 18-20, 2017 at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (October 1st, 2017).

Off-Site Support Volunteers Assist at different times of the year with donations, office work, securing supplies, mailings, etc.

Certified Therapy Animals - Bring certified animal to Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA on the Saturday or Sunday of camp for a few hours. Must complete interview, 4 hour training, and CORI check.

 

Support Volunteers may also assist at different Camp Erin events such as:
Ice Cream Social, Reunion, Trainings, securing in-kind donations, etc.

 

 

With the application below you can apply for one session of camp
or both sessions even if you want to apply for different roles for each session.