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ORGANIZATION: Project Hawai’i, Inc.

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CAMP VOLUNTEERS GENERAL STAFF POSITIONS: BIG ISLAND Hilo/Kea'au Areas

Make a Difference This Summer! Join Us in Bringing Joy to Homeless Children at Our Summer Camp!

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of children? Do you have a few hours, days, or even a week to spare this summer? If so, we need YOU!

Who We Are: Project Hawai'i, Inc. is a volunteer-staffed, publicly supported nonprofit offering an award-winning summer educational program for homeless keiki. We are dedicated to providing a safe and fun environment for homeless keiki to learn and grow. Our goal is to create lasting memories and equip them with the life and social skills they need to succeed in school. Help us provide a sense of normalcy and joy in their lives.

Volunteer Roles Open:

  • Camp Counselors: Assist with activities, supervise children, and ensure a safe environment.
  • Activity Coordinators: Assist the instructors and children during activities and transition periods.
  • Support Staff: Help with meal preparation, logistics, and general camp operations.
  • Life Guards: (License not required). Supervise children in the ocean. Must have CPR training and strong swimming skills. Two days at shallow waters with county lifeguards on duty; one day in Keaau at a private pool without lifeguards.
  • Back to School Collections: Open to families or teens; lunch included.

Camp Dates for ABOVE POSITIONS: July 5th - 12th. Email for schedule for times, locations, and details.

Why Volunteer With Us?

Make a Difference: Your time and effort will create a positive impact in the lives of children who need it most.

Gain Experience: Develop your skills in leadership, teamwork, and child care.

Community Service: Fulfill volunteer hours or add valuable experience to your resume.

Fun and Rewarding: Enjoy a fulfilling summer filled with fun activities and new friendships.

Meals Provided: You are welcome to join us for snacks and meals while at camp. For those who choose to travel with us on field trips, carpooling is available.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old. We will consider college students working on their experience.
  • Teens and families are welcome to join our Back to School Collections.
  • Complete a background check for all adults.
  • Attend a training session prior to camp on June 23rd in Kea'au during the camp orientation and family fun day.

How to Apply: You need to email us for to Choose the position and dates you would like to assist with. You can choose one or more days BUT ONLY FILL ONE SLOT. Each slot requires a different volunteer.

Join us this summer and help create a brighter future for homeless children. Your involvement can make all the difference!Together, let's make this summer unforgettable for these precious children!

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About Project Hawai’i, Inc.

Location:

po box 1844, keaau, HI 96749, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the lives of homeless children while teaching them the life and social skills they need to succeed!

Description

Project Hawai’i, Inc. is an award-winning volunteer staffed nonprofit that provides services to over 1,600 individual homeless children annually across the islands of O'ahu, Maui and the Big Island of Hawai'i. The nonprofit strives to change the lives of children by providing a sense of stability through interactive programs, including educational summer camps, holiday events, school support, and educational training. Additionally, the nonprofit provides monthly outreach support to assure that children are supplied with healthy meals, personal hygiene care, and emergency services.

Since the foundations inception in 2003, we are proud to announce we have successfully helped over 2,000 homeless children escape and BREAK their cycle of poverty as they continue to build their families with a strong foundation.

In Hawaii, there are over 23,000 children living in substandard and homeless situations.

Our mission is to help end the cycle of poverty for Hawaiian Children (keiki)

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Fri Jul 05, 2024 - Fri Jul 12, 2024

WHERE

96720

(19.7216,-155.08488)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Program Management
  • Child Development
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Various

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