Camp Kindle Counselor In Training (CIT) Application
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Camp Kindle. Please answer all of the questions below before submitting. You will not be able to save and return to this application. It will take you 20-30 minutes to complete.

Position Description: Camp Kindle's CIT's do not have to be directly impacted by HIV/AIDS to participate in this program. During the week of camp, these individuals will work one-on-one with campers and counselors along with the CIT Directors. By the end of the week, the CIT's will have learned many of the necessary skills to become an effective future counselor.

Counselors In Training (CIT’s) must be at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp. They should have past leadership training and a desire to be a counselor one day. All potential CIT's must obtain at least 2 letters of recommendation along with their completed application.

CIT applications are due no later than May 15
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Email *
Date of Application *
Personal Information
First Name *
Last Name *
Street Address Line 1 *
Street Address Line 2
City *
State *
Zip Code *
How long have you lived at this address? *
How long will this address be current? *
Permanent Mailing Address (if different from above)
Home Phone Number
Cell Phone Number *
Email Address *
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY) *
Will you be at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp? *
Driver's License Number, State and Expiration Date *
Is your driver's license in good standing? *
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *
If you answered yes to being convicted for a felony please explain.
How did you hear about Camp Kindle? *
T-shirt Size *
Emergency Contact Name *
Emergency Contact Relationship *
Emergency Contact Address *
Emergency Contact Phone Number *
Do you speak any language other than English? *
If yes, please indicate language(s) spoken below:
Do you have a history of drug or alcohol abuse?   *
Have you or are you in any drug or alcohol treatment program?   *
Have you ever been treated for psychiatric or mental disorders?   *
Are you taking any medication or do you have any physical limitations which             would hinder your abilities to safely perform any of the duties of a staff member?   *
Have you ever been convicted of, or are you presently under investigation for              any matter related to child abuse, sexual misconduct, violence,  and/or              possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol? *
If you answered yes above please explain.
Related Experience
What experience do you have working with children or youth? Please include dates, positon, duties held and supervisors contact information. *
Please list and describe your involvement in programs that emphasize personal growth and service more so than experience working with young people. List any involvement you have had with educational extra curricular activities or programs.  Examples might include involvement with Student Government, SPEAK OUT,  Speech and Debate, Academic Decathlon, Service Clubs etc. *
Short Answer Questions
Answer with least a paragraph each.
Describe a situation in which you were out of your comfort zone, or in an unfamiliar situation and how you               dealt with it. *
Please describe what characteristics you have that would qualify you to be a good role model for children living with HIV and AIDS. *
Describe a situation in which you utilized problem solving skills. Explain the problem and and what you did to solve it. *
Long Answer Questions (Choose one.)
Answer in 500-800 words.
What makes a good leader?
Why do you want to be a Counselor In Training this summer at Camp Kindle?
Age Preference
What is first preference of age group you would like to work with? *
What is your second preference of age group you would like to work with? *
CIT Responsibilities
Signing below means that you acknowledge and agree to follow each of the above tenants. Failure to comply with any of the above will result in my dismissal from the program, or rejection for future admittance. *
Please type your name to electronically sign this application.
Please indicate which session you are interested in. *
Do you have any conflict which would prohibit your full participation in the session you selected?   Please note that you are expected to be at camp in its entirety unless noted here and approved prior to Camp Kindle. *
All of the information contained in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.  I understand that submitting false or misleading statements on this application or at any other point in the selection process may lead to rejection of my application or termination from placement in the Project Kindle, Inc. volunteer program. *
Please type your name to electronically sign this application.
Please indicate any questions or comments you might have.
Letters of Recommendation
All CITs must submit two (2) letters of recommendation to be considered for a position. The recommendation form can be found on the Camp Kindle website. Recommendations can be sent in separately from this application.  Do not wait for recs to submit your application.
Letter of Rec Form
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