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Grief Camp Volunteers Needed

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ORGANIZATION: Comfort Zone Camp

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A fun and safe place for grieving children.

Make a difference in the life of a grieving child - become a mentor or group facilitator! Comfort Zone Camp is a nonprofit organization that provides free therapeutic grief programs for young people ages 7-17 who have experienced the death of a parent, guardian, or sibling. The programs include traditional, fun camp activities and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation grief often brings. Ultimately, Comfort Zone Camp provides a safe and fun place for grieving children to heal and grow.

During this four-hour volunteer training session, you will meet Comfort Zone staff, campers, and volunteers who will explain what to expect at camp and how our program impacts grieving children and teens. You will receive education about childhood bereavement and we’ll give you tips on how to be successful in whichever volunteer role you are selected to fill.

There are many volunteer opportunities within Comfort Zone Camp:

- Big Buddy Mentor (matched 1:1 with a camper)

- Nurse

- Support Group Facilitator

- Photographer

- General Camp Volunteer (logistical support staff)


- Up to 90 individuals are required for each camp session in a variety of volunteer roles.

- You must be 15 years of age to become a volunteer.

- Annual updates of Health History, Confidentiality, and Criminal Background Checks, for those 18 and older, are required.

For Questions Contact- Katie Pereira, kpereira@comfortzonecamp.org or 919.679.2294

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About Comfort Zone Camp


6606 West Broad Street, Suite 401, Richmond, VA 23230, US

Mission Statement

Comfort zone provides grieving children with a voice, a place and a community in which to heal, grow and lead more fulfilling lives.


Comfort Zone Camp is the nation's largest bereavement camp. Comfort Zone Camps are offered free of charge to children ages 7-17 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver. The weekend camps are held year-round in Virginia, New Jersey, California, North Carolina and Massachusetts as well as partnership camps in several other states.

Comfort Zone Camps create an environment where grieving children can have fun and break the isolation death often brings, while learning valuable coping skills for their daily lives. All camp programs are free of charge.


Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine


Sat Aug 24, 2024
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


AE Finley YMCA9216 Baileywick RdRaleigh, NC 27615



  • Child Development
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Mentoring
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Bereavement Support




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-hour volunteer training for weekend camp programs

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