Camp Kindle Day Camp will be held June 26-30 and Aug 7-11 in Santa Clarita, CA. Staff will be asked to arrive daily at 8 AM and stay until 4 PM. There will be a mandatory staff training date on an upcoming Saturday, as well as a webinar training (date TBA).
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Camp Kindle Day Camp. Please answer all of the questions below and make sure you wait for confirmation that your application was submitted. You will not be able to save and return to this application. It will take you 20-30 minutes to complete. New Staff applications are being accepted until all spaces are filled!
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Position descriptions provided below-
Companion Counselors (must be 16+ years old):Companion Counselors will work in a one-on-one capacity with the child they are assigned to for the week. You will accompany your child to their activities throughout the day, and assist them with any needs that may arise in the camp environment. You will serve as your child’s mentor for the week, and will provide support and guidance to give your camper a rewarding camp experience.
Project Directors (must be 16+ years old):Project Directors will bring a skill concerning math, science, art, or music to Camp Kindle Day Camp and teach it to the campers. Project groups will rotate throughout the day and be divided by age. Project Director will be responsible for approximately 8-10 campers at a time. If you have unique math or science knowledge, or a special skill or talent that you want to share with the children of Camp Kindle Day Camp then this is the right position for you! We need approximately 5-6 Project Directors. Project Directors will double as Programs Assistants, and Camp Assistants when not busy throughout the day
Medical Staff (must be 18+ year old):These Individuals will work closely with the other staff members who make up the camp infirmary including nurses and a possible physician. You may help check in and out patients, supervise medication disbursement, handle small injuries, gather campers for medication, etc. You need to have some medical background to be considered for this position (example: medical or nursing student).
Psychosocial Team (must be 18+ years old):You will help maintain harmony among the campers and staff in helping them to work through behavior difficulties. Experience or educational interest preferred. You will also need to handle any abuse claims that may arise. You may also be asked to help teach one or more of the educational breakout sessions.
Camp Assistants (must be 16+ years old):You will help in any way needed, this may include assisting with various campers, conducting activities, setup or take down of activities, running into town for needed items, helping with the infirmary, etc. Part-time volunteers may be Camp Assistants.