Summer Camp Counselors & Volunteers for Disabled Children

Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
June 20-26, 2020
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
50
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

MDA relies on the support and dedication of volunteer counselors are by campers’ sides day and night so that they can do all the fun activities that summer camp offers. Volunteering at MDA Summer Camp will enrich your life and inspire you in ways you never dreamed possible. You will help kids discover new interests, build self-confidence and experience the independence of being away from home in a safe environment where barriers don’t exist.

Skills Needed: 
Human Resources/Leadership Development
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Areas of Interest: 
Children and Youth
Disabled
Health and Medicine
Great for: 
Teens
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Kids with muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and related life-threatening diseases face daily challenges that often make “just being a kid” difficult. As their muscles progressively get weaker, children may lose basic functions such as walking, dressing, eating, talking or even breathing.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Food & housing for counselors all week on site.

Additional Requirements: 

Be at least 18 years of age ,Be able to lift and care for campers and assist with their needs, Complete an application, Submit two references if a you are a new volunteer, Have a medical exam within the past year, Present up-to-date immunization records, Receive a favorable criminal background check, Complete an interview with MDA staff, Be able to follow MDA established rules and policies.

Last Updated: Mar 26 2020
Address of Project Site
210 Los Pinetos Rd
Torreon
New Mexico
87061
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 828-1331

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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