2017 GIRLS ROCK! DC Volunteer Application
Hello volunteers! Thank you for joining Girls Rock! DC for our 10th Anniversary Camp Season!!! We are so excited for your interest in helping our campers and fellow volunteers have a great camp week! Please complete the below application and we will place you in a volunteer role based on your interest, availability and skills and Girls Rock! DC's needs. We are also happy to announce that we will be offering payment to all camp-week volunteers for the first time! (Full-day volunteers - $500; half-day volunteers - $250; and workshop instructors - $100. Other amounts are TBD if you are some combo of full/half day).
New volunteers will have in-person interviews and returning volunteers have the option to check in by phone. As camp supports minors, volunteer training and a background check are required for ALL volunteers participating in camp week with campers. We will be in touch soon with the next steps and look forward to getting to know you better! Please review the below important dates and information.
Saturday, June 10 - Volunteer Applications Deadline
April 30 - June 15 - Volunteer role notifications and interviews
Saturday, June 17 - Mandatory Volunteer Orientation (this date is tentative. Location TBD)
Saturday, June 24 - Mandatory Volunteer Training at E.L. Haynes
June 24 - 25 - Load into camp at E.L. Haynes
June 26 - 30 - GR!DC's 10th Summer Camp!!
Saturday, July 1 - Camper Showcase and Volunteer After-Party
Sunday, July 2 - Load out of E.L. Haynes
E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
3600 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010
Social Media -
Twitter and Instagram - @girlsrockdc
If you are a camper parent/guardian, please make sure you and your camper complete the the camper application through the GR!DC Camper Portal:
At Girls Rock! Camp, we strive to create the most inclusive, safest space possible for our campers and volunteers. We do not tolerate racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, or any other form of discrimination and bigotry. We also strive to create a volunteer base that reflects the diversity of our youth and community and strongly encourage people of color, people who are queer, gender non-binary and/or trans, and any folks who come from traditionally oppressed experiences to apply to be Girls Rock! Camp volunteers. We ALL need role models
What is your gender pronoun? * More info here:
Are you a returning volunteer?
Date of Birth
Do you have any dietary needs and/or food allergies/sensitivities?
NOTE: We will be a nut-free campus this summer in guidelines with our hosting school site. Please ask if you have questions!
Vegetarian (ovo-lacto: dairy and eggs ok)
Shellfish or Seafood Allergy
Gluten-free or Celiac Disease
Dairy Allergy or Lactose Intolerance
Do you currently hold certifications in any of the following fields?
CPR & AED
Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Counselor
Licensed Nurse, RN, or other medical professional
Background Clearance Consent
Girls Rock! DC's policy is to require a background check to participate during camp week. We will follow up separately with background check procedures. Please note that we will ask for a small donation to cover the fees to run background checks, but it is not required in order to participate as a volunteer. We do not want any financial barriers to be a factor in volunteering with Girls Rock. Please be in touch with any questions regarding the background clearance requirements at:
I have current background screening that clears me to work with children.
I do not have current background screening that clears me to work with children.
I would like more information.
I consent to GR!DC conducted background screening.
I would like more information, please contact me!
Accessibility and Accommodations
Please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your needs! And let us know if we've missed what you want to see GR!DC provide. Camp and Showcase locations are wheelchair accessible and near metro and bus lines. Email
with any questions or concerns, we appreciate the opportunity to best include all lived experiences of GR!DC supporters.
Childcare - please follow up with number and age(s) so we can best gauge our volunteer needs!
Nursing/Pumping private space
Translation/Interpretation for languages other than English
Accompanied by a service animal
T-Shirt Size (unisex sizing)
Just in case! Please provide a daytime emergency contact person:
Relationship to you
Daytime phone number
Why do you want to volunteer with Girls Rock! DC?
Please tell us what drew you to Girls Rock! DC and what you think you can offer our campers!
I want to volunteer because...
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