Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

May 14, 2018

Day Camp Volunteer – Carkeek Park

Position title: Day Camp Volunteer – Carkeek Park


Name of organization: Camp Fire Central Puget Sound




Position description:

We are always in need of Day Camp Volunteers!

Camp Fire relies on our amazing adult and teen volunteers to make the magic of Day Camp happen for kids each summer! Volunteering is easy and fun and the best part – making a difference in the life a child! Join us this summer!


Adult Volunteers

There is a need for many different skill sets at Day Camp! Adults can volunteer at any of our Day Camp sites except for Camp Sealth as counselors, activity specialists, purchasers, equipment managers or health care managers. Full-time adult volunteers get a $100 discount on day camp registration for their own children. Children of full-week adult volunteers will automatically gain entrance into the camp of their choice and will be immediately taken off the wait list.


Health Manager: A medical professional or a certified first aid staff who is responsible for the dispensing of all first aid and medications, and for seeing that good health practices are followed, and for keeping the health records.


Equipment Supervisor: This role is incredibly vital to a fun Day Camp, as everyone loves to play games, cook food, and do all sorts of fun things that requires equipment! Responsible for checking equipment in and out and seeing that it comes back from groups each day in good condition, ready for use.

Purchaser: Are you ready for some tasty Day Camp favorites? The Purchaser plans and buys supplies for Day Camp including food. Commitment includes shopping prior to the start of camp, store runs during camp hours, storing and sorting food items.

Program Staff: A Day Camp Utility Player! Assist with pre-camp training by teaching their skills to Unit Leaders and Counselors and by informing them of the program resources and equipment which can be made available to groups. During Day Camp, they assist units and groups as requested. They select and procure special program equipment after given authorization by the Camp Site Director.

Activity Specialist: Do you have hidden talents or favorite hobbies? Instruct, teach or lead activities to our Day Campers such as crafts, field games, science, nature hike, fire safety, outdoor cooking and more!


Carkeek 1:Trainings – Offsite TBD, Onsite Sat July 7th 8:30am-2pm; Camp – Mon-Fri July 9-13, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Carkeek 2:Trainings – Offsite TBD, Onsite Sat July 14th 8:30am-2pm; Camp – Mon-Fri July 16-20, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Carkeek 3:Trainings – Offsite TBD, Onsite Sat July 21st 8:30am-2pm; Camp – Mon-Fri July 23-27, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Carkeek 4:Trainings – Offsite TBD, Onsite Sat July 28th 8:30am-2pm; Camp – Mon-Fri July 30 – Aug 3, 8:30am – 4:30pm


Time commitment: One week or more


Skill requirements:

  • Able to work with children
  • Able to work with adults
  • Able to work in an outside environment


Start date: Mon Jul 09, 2018


End date: Fri Aug 03, 2018


Location: 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd, Seattle, WA 98177


How to apply:


Supervisor contact info:

Jennifer Crane