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Summer Curiosity Camp Volunteers

Summer Curiosity Camp Volunteers

Curiosity Camp Youth Volunteers (ages 14-17) are essential to the educational mission of the RMSC’s Curiosity Camps. Youth Volunteers are energetic, enthusiastic and hardworking. They support paid staff in the camp classrooms by helping the campers with a wide variety of projects and activities. They assist with science experiments and with preparing the classroom and supplies each day.  Youth volunteers help provide a fun and safe camp experience while sharing in the exploration of science!

Click here to apply! Please send completed applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE: May 1, 2019

 

Commitment 

  • Summer Curiosity Camps run weekly from June 24-August 23, 2019
  • Volunteers choose the weeks they’d like to volunteer depending on camp topic preferences, family vacation schedule, etc. and will be scheduled for those weeks accordingly.
  • Curiosity Camp Volunteers must commit to volunteering for:
    • a minimum of 2 weeks.  Scheduled weeks do not need to be consecutive, but volunteers must be available Monday-Friday of the chosen weeks.
    • full days (from 8:30am-4:30pm) during the weeks they are scheduled. Volunteers may arrive as early as 8am and stay as late as 5:30pm 
  • Volunteers must attend a New Volunteer Information Session and additional training sessions

 

Qualifications

  • No prior volunteer experience is necessary
  • Volunteers must be 14-17 years old
  • Have experience working with young children and in positions of responsibility
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team
  • Have an interest in the sciences, technology, history and/or the arts
  • Have personal access to regularly check an email account (all communication and scheduling is done via email)

 

Benefits

  • Up to 40 hours per week are applicable towards school credit/hours requirements
  • Meet new friends from across the community
  • Becoming involved in a fun environment that encourages life-long learners
  • Develop work experience skills in an informal educational setting for a nationally recognized camp program
  • Free Curiosity Camp t-shirts!

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Curiosity Camp Youth Volunteers must demonstrate maturity, self-confidence and reliability. Communication skills are essential to a successful volunteer experience. As our program supports the development of future job skills for these youth, we strongly encourage parents/guardians to support the growth of their child’s communication skills by letting them initiate the process of becoming a volunteer and throughout their time spent as a volunteer.
  • Returning volunteers do not need to reapply or attend the New Volunteer Information Session but will need to attend additional training sessions.
  • Volunteers may be dismissed from the program by Camp Administration if they are unable to fulfill their responsibilities, fail to demonstrate the necessary maturity, and/or if they repeatedly demonstrate the inability to communicate effectively.

 

For more information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (585) 271-4552 x. 365.


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