Opportunities to Volunteer Your Time

YMCA Camp Collins is looking for individuals, families, or organizations that are interested in supporting our facility and programs with their time, talents, and energy. We have a variety of ongoing projects around the grounds and buildings that need attention. There are always plenty of tasks that need to get done and your help would be greatly appreciated. We are also looking for help with our youth and family programs. Especially in the summer season, we are in need to folks to help with our horse program, provide mental health support for our campers and staff, and serve as health care staff. If you are interested in volunteering at Camp Collins, please read the information below.

 

Camp Maintenance Volunteer

Work with our camp staff to complete a variety of projects around camp. Projects may be outside or inside as the need presents itself. We will continue to update the list of projects below.

Dates: Open to any day of the week

Requirements: Adults & minors accompanied by adults, complete Volunteer Form

How to Volunteer: Contact Brian White to schedule your service at 503.663.5523 or email blwhite@ymcacw.org.

Current Project List: View the PDF document

Horse Wrangler or Instructor

As we welcome our horses back to YMCA Camp Collins this summer, there is an opportunity for horse lovers to volunteer daily or weekly to support our equestrian program. General horse care, tacking the horses, riding instruction, and leading rides.

Dates: May 24 to September 6, 2021

Hours: any day from early morning to after dinner

Requirements: Adults & minors accompanied by adults, complete Volunteer Form

How to Volunteer: Contact Brian White to schedule your service at 503.663.5523 or email blwhite@ymcacw.org.

Mental Health Support

Our campers and staff are going to need more mental, emotional, and social support than ever. We are looking for trained individuals who could be present for a day or a week to support our program. Not to provide therapy but to be a listening ear, a caring voice, and wise advice. We are also open to on-call volunteers.

Dates: June 20-September 6, 2021

Hours: weekly from Monday to Friday

Requirements: Trained professional, complete Volunteer Form

How to Volunteer: Contact Brian White to schedule your service at 503.663.5523 or email blwhite@ymcacw.org.

Health Care Support

Support our summer camp programs by providing daily health care to our campers and staff. Greet campers and parents at check-in, manage medications, and respond to illness and injury. Be an active part of the summer camp team. Volunteers are eligible for a camp scholarship for children or family.

Dates: June 20-September 6, 2021

Hours: weekly from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon

Requirements: Nurse, physician or EMT. Complete Volunteer Form

How to Volunteer: Contact Brian White to schedule your service at 503.663.5523 or email blwhite@ymcacw.org.