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Volunteer at Camp Comfort 2019

Change a Child’s Life

Camp Comfort volunteers are extraordinary people who make a big difference in the lives of grieving children.  Our camps could not happen without a large community of volunteers and we are always looking for more. Camp Comfort volunteers must:

  • Be age 21 or older
  • Attend a mandatory training session
  • Undergo a background check  (Mount Evans will cover the cost of new volunteers, returning volunteers are asked to cover the $25 fee)
  • Provide references

Click the button below to complete an online volunteer application.Camp Volunteer Roles

Day Group BuddyApproximate Need: 8 per camp

  • Time commitment: Saturday at 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Supports small group of campers and their buddies in being a “3rd”person.
  • Attends all workshops, free time, morning camp activities, breakfast and lunch.

Day Buddy Approximate Need: 8-12 per camp

  • Time commitment: As requested by staff Saturday, and Sunday.
  • Helps support camp activities as needed: such as art, talent show, bonfire, zipline, free choice pavilion activities & camp transitions/set up.

Family: Friday Night Check In
Approximate Need: 4-6 per camp

  • Time Commitment: Friday at 4 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
  • Greets campers and their families, checks guardian emergency information, and identification.
  • Connects camper with weekend buddy.

Volunteer: Friday Night Check In
Approximate Need: 2 per camp

  • Time commitment: Friday at 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Greets and welcomes weekend buddies and helps them to find appropriate bunk lodge.
  • Hand out name tags, T-shirts and weekend map.
  • Connects camper with weekend buddy.

Nurse  
Approximate Need: 1-2 per camp

  • Time commitment: Friday at 3:00 p.m. through Sunday at 12:00 p.m. Spends overnight at camp.
  • Required to be licensed in the state of Colorado.
  • Responsible for dispensing medication, securing camper medications, providing first aid to campers, volunteers and staff.

Nurse Assistant:  
Approximate Need: 1 per camp

  • Time commitment: Friday at 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Assist nurse in welcoming families to camp and double checking required paperwork.
  • Nurse assistant does not need to be a nurse.