Arthritis Foundation camps provide a safe and secure camping experience for children and teens with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Camp JAM is a family camp taking place August 3-5, 2018 in Canby, Oregon. It is open to kids with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases-ages 2 months to 18 years-and their immediate family members, including parents and siblings.
We are looking for creative, fun and well-organized individuals to join our camp planning committee. Our committee members bring to the table a variety of personal and professional strengths, but should be willing to take on any task (big or small) to help us with our number one goal - providing a great experience for our camp families!
Read agenda and prepare for meeting (15 minutes/month)
Some positions require work outside of meetings, including tasks to complete in the Arthritis Foundation office- see individual job descriptions for details
Participate in pre-camp preparation (during committee meetings) and Volunteer Training (2 hours)
Take on leadership role at camp - August 3-5, 2018 in Canby Grove, OR
Plan to arrive by Noon on Friday and stay to help clean up on Sunday!
Must have own transportation
We are looking for members to join the following sub-committees:
Education - This group is responsible for planning the educational topics addressed at camp in both the parent track and kids/teens track.
Event Crew - Energy and enthusiasm are musts for the Event Crew team! This group will be responsible for the set-up, production and clean-up of Camp JAM.
Logistics - Logistics team members must be detail-oriented and have strong computer skills. They must have time to volunteer for data management, phone calls, and planning as this group will take on the nitty-gritty details of planning camp!
Procurement - Members should be comfortable researching and approaching potential donors and businesses for in-kind donations, tracking who has been asked and information about pick-up.
Volunteer - Volunteer Committee team members should be outgoing and fun with a willingness to lead other volunteers. Key tasks may include recruiting, screening, training and supervising Camp JAM Counselors.
Email Winnie Monohan at email@example.com for full committee descriptions.