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Family camp for childen with cancer

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ORGANIZATION: Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Of Southern Arizona

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Family Camp

Candlelighters Family Camp is a weekend overnight therapeutic camp for S AZ families who have a child/teen with cancer. We seek volunteers to lead age groups at camp through camp activities that are provided by certified staff. Activities include archery, rock wall, hatchet throw, crafts etc. Some help is also needed for general camp support.

4 Shifts

  • Fri Jun 07, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM - Spots available: 4
    Help load vehicles in Tucson and unpack at camp on Mt Lemmon
  • Sat Jun 08, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    All day option is also available
  • Sat Jun 08, 2024 - 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    All day volunteer option is available
  • Sun Jun 09, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
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About Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Of Southern Arizona

Location:

710 S Kolb Rd, TUCSON, AZ 85710, US

Mission Statement

Candlelighters supports, serves and advocates for children and adolescents with cancer and other blood disorders, their families, long term survivors, bereaved families, and the professionals that care for them.

Description

*Link child to child, parent to parent, family to family, group to group

*Ease frustration and fears through shared emotions and experience

*Exchange information on research, treatment and community resources

*Break down the social and isolation of families

*Provide guidance in coping with childhood cancer's effect on a child, parent, siblings, and family

*Identify patient and family needs so that medical and social systems respond adequately

*Are an emotional support system of second families

Candlelighters is a voice in our community for pediatric cancer families and survivors to the general public, the medical community, government, schools, employers and the media.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Health & Medicine, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Fri Jun 07, 2024 - Sun Jun 09, 2024
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

12900 E Organization Ridge Rd,Mt Lemmon, AZ 85619

(32.40762,-110.7152)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Pediatrics
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Candlelighters Family Camp volunteer orientation is Saturday June 1 from 10am-12noon at the FOL campus - 710 S Kolb Rd, Tucson, AZ 85710 - if you cannot make this training please contact Beverley directly - 520-777-4911
  • Adventuresome and kind personality.

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