Volunteers Needed - FUN Halloween Weekend in Santa Cruz Mountains w/ Special Needs Children & Adults


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Fri Oct 28, 2016 03:00 PM - Sun Oct 30, 2016 05:00 PM


Meet:Emeryville or Campbell (SanJose) Private BusOr Drive To Santa Cruz Mountains LocationNear Public Marketplace in EmeryvilleEmeryville & San Jose, CA 95006

Campers and Counselors love to go for a hike and see our beautiful camp property.


WELCOME! Join us on another adventure with Camping Unlimited's Year-Round Weekend Programs for children and adults with disabilities. Volunteers are needed for our EXTRA SPECTACULAR Halloween Overnight (either a 2 Day Overnight or partial 3-day weekend trip on October 28th - 30th. Trip will be held at Camp Krem in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Bus transportation , Lodging, meals provided.

Halloween Overnight
Don't be too scared -- it's Halloween Weekend at Camp Krem! Bring your costume and be ready to have a spooky good time as we trick-or-treat, carve jack-o-lanterns and enjoy each other's company around a campfire!

EMAIL PROGRAM DIRECTOR KATIE GIAMPA AT katiegiampa@campingunlimited.org for more details and how to volunteer!

All volunteers must complete an application, provide references and will be background checked.

Participants with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and other challenges enjoy weekend day trips and overnight adventures with the help of our wonderful Volunteers. We explore beautiful state parks, attend sporting events, theatrical productions, visit museums, community fairs, festvals and more. A favorite adventure, is heading to the Santa Cruz Mountains to stay at beautiful Camp Krem. We explore the redwoods hiking through nature trails, create with arts n'crafts, dance, perform with karaoke, talent shows and have magical campfires.

Volunteers assist on a variety of weekend options based on their availability. We are currently seeking Volunteers for our extremely popular weekend overnights. The typical schedules available to volunteer are: 1-Day Trips, Saturday, 9 - 5 or Saturday/Sunday weekend overnights, (includes a 1-night stay) 9 - 5, Or extended weekends from Friday at 3pm to Sunday at 5pm. Travel Camps - TBA.

RESPONSIBILITIES : Volunteers "Counselors" should be good role-models, mentors, offering friendship and guidance while interacting on all activities. They assist with supervision, mealtime prep, cleanup and support Campers who need assistance with personal care. Being a Volunteer Counselor can be both physically and emotionally challenging and at times, can include long hours. Volunteers become a part of our team and are provided with ongoing support and training by our experienced Program Directors and staff.

Volunteers and Campers travel to all destinations via our Camping Unlimited bus. Pick up points are in Emeryville and San Jose (Campbell), California. All volunteers must complete an application, provide references and will be background checked.

To Apply: Please email our Program Director, Katie Giama at Katiegiampa@campingunlimited.org. Please let her know you viewed our opportunity on Volunteer Match. She will be very happy to help you!

Thank you!

Staff of Camping Unlimited


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Child Care
  • Special Needs
  • Elder care
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Youth Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Trips are either 1, 2 or 3 days.
  • Maturity, kindness, patience, able to work with special needs children and adult personal care.
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