Volunteer at Camp

Volunteer at Camp

Camp Kern Volunteer Program

Volunteer at Camp and give back to your second home! Details are below for the two categories of volunteers we are in need of:

  1. Board & Committee Volunteers 
  2. General Volunteer Opportunities

Requirements for our Camp Kern Volunteer Program:

Board Volunteers

  • Being part of our Volunteer Camp Kern Board is a rewarding and meaningful experience.  Duties include: adivisng Camp Leadership on programming, marketing, strategic planning, fiscal planning and other camp related issues; being a member of one of our four Committees; participating in our Annual Campaign; recruiting new board members; introducing Camp to potential community partners. Download a full job description here.Board Rm copy corners 1280x853
    • Time Commitment: Attend 8 board meetings per year, held on 3rd Monday of the Month from 6.30pm to 8pm at Camp Kern. Volunteer at special events (Golf Outing, Arctic Dash, Phone-a-thon, work days). Participate in monthly committee meetings - 1 hour per month, times vary.
  • Interested applicants, please contact Chris Addison, Executive Director at 513-932-3756 x 1512 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Committee Volunteers

  • If you don't have time to commit to a full board member position, how abuot joining one of our four volunteer committees: Arctic Dash, Golf Outing, Annual Campaign, Alumni. See a full description of each here. Interested appliVolunteer Golf Outingcants, please contact Chris Addison, Executive Director at 513-932-3756 x 1512 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

General Volunteer Opportunities: Ongoing

  • Volunteer Coordinator.  Responsible for recruiting and managing Camp Kern Volunteers.
    • Time commitment: Varies. Approximately 1 hour per week, any day / time of day.
  • Circle K Ranch. Exercise horses, general upkeep, assist with lessons and horse shows, mucking out stalls, clearing weeds, small maintenance projects, grooming horses.Camp Kern Horse
    • Time commitment: Minimum 1 hour per week, any day / time of day.
  • Alumni and Donor Relations. Connecting with alumni, potential sponsors and current and potential donors.
    • Time commitment: Minimum 1 hour per week, any day / time of day.
  • Grant Writer. Research, locate and write grants for programs, supplies and fundraising in consultation with Exec. Director.
    • Time commitment: Minimum 1 hour per week, any day / time of day.
  • Groundskeeping. Trail clearing, weeding, plant upkeep, mulching and possibly grass cutting.
    • Time commitment: Minimum 1 hour per week, any day / time of day.

General Volunteer Opportunities: Projects

  • Library Organization. Organize our 1,000 book collection into a useable system.
    • Time commitment: Until project completion, any day / time of day.
  • Arctic Dash Volunteer: Assist in course marking, directing runners, registration and clean up.Arctic Dash
    • Time commitment: Dec 2nd, 2017. 8.30am to 1pm.
  • Camp Kern Phone-a-thon. Assist in calling our 2017 summer camp famliies to check on plans for summer 2018. Training, scripts and dinner will be provided! Held at Camp Kern.
    • Time commitment: 5.30pm - 8pm. Feb 2018. Exact Dates TBD.

How to get involved

If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, please download and complete the 'Volunteer Applicaton Form and Policies' or if you have any questions, please contact Chris Addison at 513-932-3756 x 1512 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forwrad to hearing from you soon!