Camp Mentor

Amazing Grace of Cape Cod, Inc.

Camp Mentor


Our mission is to nurture healthy and positive futures for children from Cape Cod and southeastern MA affected by incarceration. We seek to break the cycle of family incarceration by empowering our Amazing Kids for success.

One of the ways we do this is by providing a camp experience each year. Any child (age 8-11 at the time of camp) affected by a family member’s incarceration, is eligible to participate.

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About The Opportunity: Interact with our amazing kids during morning, afternoon, or overnight shifts the week of camp, held at the YMCA's Camp Burgess-Hatward in Sandwich, MA. Minimum of three 6 hour shifts during the week of camp, preferably a shift during all five days of camp, plus a full training session on the Saturday before camp begins. Completion of online training modules will involve 4 to 6 hours which can be spread out over time. Additional training options will be offered, including an evening mentor forum and orientation.
Who we're looking for: Mentors are mature, responsible volunteers who provide unconditional love and guidance to children in a residential camp setting. Minimum age of 18 years; ability to communicate well with children (age 7-11) and co-workers. You will provides supportive companionship to the campers and provide supervision of an assigned group of campers, ensuring each child's safe participation in the program's activities. The work requires a significant amount of walking over uneven, hilly ground, stooping, bending, kneeling, standing and some light work and lifting; vocal and written communication, hearing and visual acuity. Application, background (provides 2 references) check and interview process required, along with satisfactory results of CORI and SORI background checks
Start Date: 08/20/2023
Is the start date flexible?: No
End Date: 08/25/2023
Is end date flexible?: No
Schedule/Time of Day: Morning, afternoon, or overnight shifts the week of camp
Does this involve public interaction?: Yes
Does the volunteer need to be 21+?: No
Minimum # of volunteer hours expected: 18 hours for one week, Aug 20-25, 2023
Address/Location: 75 Stowe Road, Sandwich, MA 02563
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