Volunteer Application Form If you are a human and are seeing this field, please leave it blank. Fields marked with an * are required Get Involved Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Camp Erin of the Central Valley 2018! In order to volunteer you must be at least 18 years old as of May 1, 2018 and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Please make arrangements to attend the following, which are required for all camp volunteers: Trainings: (New Volunteers) February 22, 2018 & March 21, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (All Volunteers) April 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Let’s go to camp! Cabin Buddy Training (All Volunteers) - May 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Save Your Spot! (Meet your campers!) - May 4, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Camp Erin of the Central Valley - June 8-10, 2018 Staff Post-Camp Evaluation BBQ -To Be Determined Camper Reunion - To Be Determined Volunteers are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, based on the needs of the camp and campers. Many positions are dependent on the age and gender of campers which often aren't known until all camper applications are in and camp is full. We will endeavor to notify all volunteers of their assigned volunteer position as camper applications dictate.Volunteers who apply after all positions are filled will be put on a wait list and notified when openings occur.Volunteers will be contacted to schedule a required phone interview and complete the reference check process. Reference checks are not required for returning volunteers. All volunteers will be required to complete a background check. If you have any questions please contact Camp Erin of the Central Valley at 209.578.6300 or email [email protected]. Thank you again for your interest in Camp Erin of the Central Valley! If you would prefer to fill out a paper application, download a PDF version. Volunteer Job Description Title: Cabin Buddy Reports to: Camp Counselor Duties: Cabin Buddy (CB) serves as a child’s role model, mentor and anchor for the weekend and takes part in all aspects of camp alongside their campers. Requirements are the Following: Complete and submit an application Complete a phone or personal interview Complete an online background check conducted. Attend Trainings: (New Volunteers) February 22, 2018 & March 21, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (All Volunteers) April 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Attend Let’s go to camp! Cabin Buddy Training (All Volunteers) - May 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Attend Save Your Spot! (Meet your campers!) - May 11, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Attend Camp Erin of the Central Valley - June 8-10, 2018 Attend Staff Post-Camp Evaluation BBQ - To Be Determined Attend Camper Reunion - To Be Determined Camp Weekend: CB’s are on-site the entire weekend. All CB’s assist with grief activities during camp in partnership with Staff under the supervision of the Camp Counselor. Responsibilities of the CB’s include, but are not limited to the following: Know where the campers in your assigned cabin are at ALL times! Create a positive, fun, supportive and energetic atmosphere for campers! Facilitate camper and cabin group bonding Participate in and or facilitate sharing activities Eat all meals and share a cabin with assigned campers Ensure campers complete activity during scheduled time Move campers from activity to activity according to the camp schedule Being familiar with grief and medical history of each assigned camper before Save Your Spot event Any other duties as assigned by the Camp Director Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Must be 18 years of age by May 2018 and have a California Drivers License or a State Identity cation Card. Must have a professional attitude and sensitivity towards children and other volunteers. Must be highly motivated, energetic and creative, demonstrating the ability to work with children dealing with grief. Must be able to navigate safely in a camp environment which is rustic and physically challenging. Performance Standards: Must complete all Camp Erin of the Central Valley Volunteer Training segments. Must abide by all Camp Erin of the Central Valley policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Adult/Child Abuse & Domestic Violence Reporting, Harassment & Non-Discrimination, Job Safety, Sexual Abuse, Confidentiality/HIPAA, and Responsible Conduct. Applicant Information First Name * Last Name * Name I prefer to be called Birthdate * Gender * FemaleMale Address * City * State * Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Zip Code * Phone Number (Best number to reach you during the day) * Cell Phone * Email Address * Occupation (If retired, former occupation) * Company where you work, or if retired, formerly worked * Military Affiliation * NoneActive DutyReservesVeteran Which branch of the military? Have you ever volunteered at any Camp Erin before? * YesNo What Camp Erin location? What year? Why would you like to volunteer for Camp Erin of the Central Valley? * What personal characteristics and experiences will aid in your ability to work with children/teens in a bereavement camp setting? * Do you play a musical instrument, sing or have other artistic talents that you would be willing to share at camp? If so, please indicate. Do you speak a language fluently other than English? * YesNo If yes, which language? Ethnicity - Mark all that apply (for demographic purposes only) * African AmericanAsianCaucasianHispanic/LatinoNative AmericanPacific IslanderMulti-RaceOther/No Answer What age group do you prefer to work with at camp? (Select no more than two options) Ages 6-8Ages 9-10Ages 11-12Ages 13-14Ages 15-17 Please provide us with your T-Shirt size. (Mens sizes only) * SmallMediumLargeX-LargeXX-LargeXXX-Large Do you hold any of the following professional designations? (Mark all that apply) * NoneLMFTLCSWPsychologistRNLVNMDMSWAssociate Social Worker (ASW) Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony? * YesNo Please explain Emergency Contact * Relationship * Emergency Contact Phone Number * Are there any medical conditions, mental health concerns, physical limitations (such asthma, sleep apnea, recent surgeries) or other concerns that you feel the camp leadership should be aware of? Please be specific. * Do you have any allergies? * YesNo If yes, please list here Do you have any food allergies? Be specific. * YesNo Nuts (any type) Dairy Soy Other List other food allergies Do you have any dietary restrictions? We can accommodate some dietary restrictions. * YesNo Vegetarian Vegan Gluten Free Lactose Intolerant Other List other dietary restrictions Job Description - Camp will be hosted at Foothill Horizons. I acknowledge that I have read the Cabin Buddy job description and acknowledge the requirements. Please initial * I acknowledge the required orientation and training dates and commit to attending all of them. * YesNo Confidentiality Agreement - Camp Erin of the Central Valley Statement of Confidentiality I understand that in the course of my volunteer work with Camp Erin of the Central Valley, I may learn certain facts about volunteers, campers and families that are of a highly personal and confidential nature. Examples of such information would include medical/mental health diagnosis, treatment, nuances, living arrangements, sexual orientation, relations with family members, and the like. I understand that all such information must be treated as absolutely confidential. I agree not to disclose any information to any person outside of Camp Erin of the Central Valley. I further agree to abide by all requirements of my Camp Erin of the Central Valley role, including training. I also certify that the information supplied on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Please initial - Confidentiality Agreement * By clicking “SUBMIT” you acknowledge to be over 18 years of age or older and that you have been notified of Community Hospice’s Privacy Notice.