Summer Camp Volunteer Requirements

To volunteer at iSPACE for our Summer Camp an individual must:

  • Be 14 years of age as of June 1
  • Interest in STEM is a plus!
  • Must like working with children age 5 to 15 years old
  • Be able to commit to an entire week of camp (may work more than one week but must be available for the entire week scheduled)
  • Be able to work 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (5:00 if working after care)
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to attend necessary training prior to start of camp (Date and time will be provided prior to acceptance)
  • Be able to follow directions well
  • Be aware of surroundings and understand basic health and safety guidelines
  • Must understand socially appropriate interactions
  • Must model appropriate behavior

Summer Camp Volunteer Duties and Responsibilities

Volunteers serve in a variety of capacities during the day at iSPACE.  The main areas are “Program,” “General,” and “Housekeeping.”  Below are some of the typical types of activities our volunteers may be asked to complete.

Housekeeping

General Cleaning, emptying program supplies from dishwasher, wiping off lunch/work tables, disinfecting supplies/equipment, vacuuming rooms

Program

Interacting with campers and encouraging participants to take part in camp activities, preparing room (moving tables, arranging chairs, setting up supplies), assisting during programs (handing out materials, keeping participants on track), preparing LEGO robots (building or taking apart), inventorying equipment for off-site programs, sorting/organizing LEGO kits, building equipment for programs (ramps, taping spaces), making “to-go” kits for off-site programs

General/Misc

Set up food for special program participants, inventory company supplies (t-shirts, logo items, general merchandise), create signage for events/camp rooms, general building maintenance (hanging pictures, building bookshelves, moving furniture, organizing shelves), assist with general office procedures/tasks

Have questions about volunteering at iSPACE?  Please contact us at info@iSPACEstem.org

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