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Welcome Volunteers!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Camp Erin Boston! Please fill out the application below and we will be in touch with you regarding next steps. Application takes about 10 minutes to complete.



VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a high school graduate.
  • Have reliable transportation to and from all required events.
  • Complete a background check  (CORI & SORI).
  • Have necessary immunizations.
  • Complete a 30 min. interview. (new volunteers only)
  • Complete a 4 hour volunteer training session (new volunteers only).
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 (Sunday, July 19, 2020), entire Camp Weekend (Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (Sunday, October 18, 2020).

Cabin Buddies (10 positions): Are assigned a specific cabin. Introduces and assists with cabin activities, relieves Big 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 (Sunday, July 19. 2020), entire Camp Weekend (Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (Sunday, October)..

Grief Counselors (10 positions): Are typically Licensed Counselors, Social Workers, RNs, Psychologists, etc. – are assigned a specific cabin. Facilitate bereavement activities and provide bereavement support to all the campers and volunteers. Onsite for Ice Cream Social (Sunday, July 19, 2020), entire Camp Weekend (Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (Sunday, October).

Photographers (2 positions): Onsite for Ice Cream Social (Sunday, July 19, 2020), entire Camp Weekend (Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (Sunday, October), AND required to edit photographs, upload photographs, and create slideshows. Time requirements can be split between multiple photographers.

Singers (2 positions): Required on Saturday of Camp Weekend (8/22/20) at Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA to learn, rehearse, and perform remembrance song during Saturday evening luminary ceremony.

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. Onsite for Ice Cream Social (Sunday, July 19, 2020), and at least one shift during Camp Weekend (Camp Avoda in Middleboro, MA) and Camp Reunion at Drumlin Farm, Lincoln, MA (Sunday, October).

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 Avoda in Middleboro, MA for a few hours one or more days of camp. Must complete interview and CORI check.

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