Summer Camp Volunteer


Cause Areas


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1104-1108 West 36th StreetBaltimore, MD 21211


The Hampden Family Center operates a six-week summer enrichment program for community youth in grades 1-5. The camp will run from June 27, 2016 through August 5, 2016, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide logistical and safety support onsite and during offsite excursions
  • Assist staff with the supervision of children during daily activities, which include breakfast, lunch and snacks, indoor activities (reading and math exercises), outdoor activities (swimming, yoga, etc.) and enrichment activities (art, music, computers, etc.)
  • Provide one-on-one and small group assistance to campers throughout the day
  • Assist children with reading and math skills
  • Fully participate in all enrichment activities
  • Interact with children in a friendly, safe, and respectful manner
  • Be on duty for the entire scheduled shift
  • Work as part of a team of volunteers and staff to provide a welcoming and respectful atmosphere for the children


  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age
  • Volunteers must have at least one year’s experience with children, preferably in an educational environment
  • Volunteers must complete an application and attend an orientation prior to start

Time Commitment

  • Shifts are available June 27, 2016 through August 5, 2016
  • Shifts are available Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm, and may be split to a 9am-12pm shift or a 12-5pm shift
  • Preference will be given to volunteers who can commit to at least two days per week for the duration of three weeks


  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Reading / Writing
  • STEM

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
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