Volunteer During Camp Programs

Be part of the magic at Camp Korey! Join the fun and make a positive impact on children and families living with serious medical conditions. Whether you have a day, weekend, week or an entire summer, our camps offer a range of volunteer opportunities that match your goals. We are always looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles, working with campers, managing special events, in the kitchen and more.

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2020 SPRING and SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Volunteer applications are now open for 2020 Spring and Summer Camp programs!

Spring Family Weekends

March 20-22 – Teen Retreat
April 3-5 – Solid Organ Transplant & Cardiology Family Weekend
April 24-26 – Pediatric Brain Injury & Stroke Family Weekend
May 1-3 – Turner Syndrome Family Weekend
May 15-17 – Sickle Cell Family Weekend

Residential Summer Camp

June 21-25: Session 1 – Craniofacial, Burn Survivors, and Dermatologic Conditions
June 28-July 2: Session 2 – General, Neurology, Orthopedic, and Neuromuscular Conditions
July 5-9: Session 3 – Siblings
July 12-16: Session 4 – Differences in Sex Development, Endocrinology, Metabolic, and Genetic Conditions
July 19-23: Session 5 – Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine, Gastrointestinal, and Genitourinary Conditions
July 26-30: Session 6 – General, Oncology, Hematology, and Sickle Cell Disease
Aug 2-6: Session 7 – Skeletal Dysplasia
Aug 9-13: Session 8 – Solid Organ Transplant, Cardiology, and Rheumatology

If you wish to volunteer with us, please fill out the volunteer application. Questions? Contact Paige Mackintosh, Volunteer Coordinator: pmackintosh@campkorey.org


VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Summer Camp Counselor-
Saturday 1pm – Thursday 1pm (Summer)

Role Description: As a Summer Counselor, you will be paired with a cabin to act as their guide to camp! Your job will be to work together with your fellow cabin co-counselors to make sure that camp is a safe environment where everybody who comes to camp can experience joy, growth and healing.

Qualifications:

  • Pass Background Check
  • Up-to-date Immunization records
  • 19+

Apply Now!


Summer BLOCK Cabin Counselor-
Saturday 1pm – Thursday 1pm (Summer)

Role Description: As a BLOCK Cabin Counselor you will be working with our leadership campers ages 16-18. You will work alongside the Teen Program Lead to create programs focused on increasing campers leadership, teamwork, communication and decision making skills. There are two years of BLOCK programs, BLOCK Year 1 for campers who are new to the BLOCK program, and BLOCK Year 2 for campers who have completed one year of BLOCK programming. To get more information about the BLOCK program and schedule, please visit https://www.campkorey.org/camper-programs/block-program/ . If you are interested in volunteering specifically for the BLOCK program, please indicate this on your volunteer application.

Qualifications:

  • Pass Background Check
  • Up-to-date Immunization records
  • 21+

Apply Now!


Culinary Volunteers-
1-2 shifts per day

  • 7:30 am – 2 pm
  • 2:30 pm-8 pm

Role Description:

Culinary volunteers will assist with setup of meals, pan/dish washing, general cleaning of areas, food preparation and other duties as assigned. Shifts are between 4-6 hours (with some flexibility).

Qualifications:

  • Pass a Background Check
  • Flu Vaccine required November 1 – April 1
  • Hepatitis A
  • Food Handlers Permit
  • Age 16+

Apply Now!


Family Weekend Family Pals-
Friday 4pm – Sunday 1pm (Spring)

Role Description: As a Family Pal, you will be paired with a family to act as their ambassador to camp! Your job is to build a relationship with the whole family, and make sure they have what they need to have an enjoyable time! This looks like: helping your family navigate the camp, learning to make art together, learning about each other over meals, reaching out to camp leadership about special needs, helping children make new friends, keeping the energy high during cheers, and more! There are times that you will supervise the children of the family when parents or guardians take part in caregiver-only activities.

Qualifications:

  • Pass a Background Check
  • Flu Vaccine required November 1 – April 1
  • Age 19+

Apply Now!


Medical Providers-
Friday 4pm – Sunday 11am (Family Weekend)
Saturday 1pm – Thursday 1pm (Summer)

Role Description: Providers administer direct medical care to campers living with serious and life-altering medical conditions. Volunteer Providers collaborate with nurses, cabin counselors, and the leadership team to ensure that campers are provided with the highest quality of care.

Qualifications:

  • Valid MD/ARNP/PA license
  • Valid BLS certification
  • Pass Background Check
  • Up-to-date Immunization Records

Apply Now!


Nursing Volunteers-
Friday 4pm – Sunday 11am (Family Weekends)
Saturday 1pm – Thursday 1pm (Summer)

Role Description: Registered Nurses provide direct nursing care to campers living with serious and life-altering medical conditions. Volunteer nurses collaborate with physicians, staff nurses, cabin counselors, and the leadership team to ensure that campers are provided with the highest quality of care. Each RN oversees the medical needs of 8-10 campers per summer session.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Washington State RN license
  • Valid BLS certification
  • Pass Background Check
  • Up-to-date Immunization records

Apply Now!