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Volunteer Handbook,Dear Future Volunteer, Thank for your interest in Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake. A little history Located on the shores of Eagle Lake in Lassen National Forest Camp Ronald McDonald at. Eagle Lake opened in 1992 under the umbrella of Eagle Lake Children s Charities In 1997 Eagle Lake. Children s Charities merged with a McDonald s cooperative of owner operators in Northern California to form. Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California in order to build a Ronald McDonald House in. Sacramento providing a home away from home for families of critically ill and injured children While the. owners of local McDonald s restaurants generously contributed the seed money to camp and currently about. 15 of the operating budget the majority of support comes from community donations corporate. sponsorships and from hundreds of volunteers who donate thousands of hour s of service each year The. national McDonalds s Corporation does not contribute to Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake. About our Camp Our totally accessible facility sits on 35 acres on the shores of beautiful Eagle Lake in the. middle of Lassen National Forest Our site boasts nine cabins sleeping 13 each two shower houses dining. hall amphitheater campfire pit beach volleyball courts fully accessible dock and water front basketball courts. and a grassy playing field In addition to our beautiful layout and environment we offer an array of programs. adapted to meet the individual needs of each camper We staff experienced and well trained specialists in the. fields of drama arts crafts outdoor education sports and waterfront activities Our program specialists are. students studying in disciplines that promote individuals with special needs such as therapeutic recreation. education social work and nursing All of our specialists take the extra time to create programs that. accommodate all our camper s abilities regardless of mobility cognitive or emotional issues. Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake also administers an undergraduate dietetic foodservice internship. supervised by a Registered Dietitian for nutrition and food service students who have the opportunity to gain. experience in commercial food service special diets and menu planning and nutrition education We are able. offer an array of delicious and nutritious foods often not associated with camp to help fuel the campers. through their week as well as offer nutrition unit times that include healthy messages about diet food. preparation and healthy food choices, All of our program activities help to further Camp Ronald McDonald s mission and allow campers with. different types of abilities to experience the wonderful program of Summer Camp. The information in this handbook is designed to assist and acquaint volunteers with Camp Ronald McDonald. at Eagle Lake Whether you are a teenager with community service requirement or an adult volunteer who just. wants to donate time and make a difference in the life of a person with a disability your decision to spend. time at Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake is greatly appreciated. Maria Damos,Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake,Volunteer Handbook. Table of Contents,Volunteer Opportunities 4,Volunteer Job Descriptions 5. Camp s General Policies for Staff Volunteers 11,Volunteer Standards Behaviors 14.
Supervision Guidelines 16,Camper Behavior Discipline 17. Things to Remember When Meeting Someone with a Disability 21. Roles Responsibilities 22,Emergency Procedures 26,Transportation 31. Sample Schedules 33,Suggested Packing List 34,Volunteer Handbook. Volunteer Opportunities Overview, Lassen County Kids Cabin Counselors Counselors in Training Ages 13 up Lassen County Kids. Session July 31 August 4 2018 Counselor training is on July 30 2018 Every year Camp Ronald McDonald. hosts a week of camping especially for children in the local area It is our way of saying thank you to a. community that always embraced our mission statement The campers that attend our Lassen County Kids. week have full mobility and abilities There are some campers that have economic disadvantages and. participate in our scholarship program This week can be described as a typical week of camping with activities. in our program areas of arts crafts outdoor education sports drama and waterfront Camp Ronald. McDonald is always looking for mature reliable and responsible individuals at least 16 years of age to live in a. cabin with campers and assume responsibility for leadership and guidance of those campers in a daily living. situation with special attention to personal hygiene safety camper participation in all camp activities and. mealtime behavior and habits, Program Assistants Ages 16 up younger children will be accompanied by responsible adult all sessions.
Each program area is tailored to meet the individual needs of each camper Assist program specialists with the. implementation of activities during unit time Help in the creative process of planning activities Innovative. program activities are offered in the areas of arts crafts waterfront outdoor education sports and drama. Food Service Assistants Age 18 up younger children will be accompanied by responsible adult all. sessions Food service is a point of pride for Camp Ronald McDonald staff Menu selections full of variety. taste and yes nutrition are offered All menus are created to meet the special needs and tastes of all of campers. Camp boasts a state of the art kitchen that is overseen by a Registered Dietitian and ran by undergraduate. dietetic students to ensure that everyone s special dietary needs are met There are always opportunities to. assist our Food Service Interns with the preparation production and clean up of meals. Pioneer Work Parties All ages families welcome May 20 25 2018 and September TBD 2018 Camp. Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake hosts a work party to aid in the opening and closing of camp Volunteers from. all over Northern California join for fun great food and of course projects Work parties generally last for one. week but volunteers need not stay for the whole time cabin spaces and RV spaces are available Come and join. us for a great party, Pancake Breakfast Volunteers All ages younger children will be accompanied by a responsible adult. May 26 27 2018 7 00 11 00AM For the past 25 years Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lakes hosts an All. You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast benefited our Lassen County Kids Campership funds Volunteers assist with. pancake making coffee brewing dining hall hosting advertising tours ticket sales and auction items. Maintenance Volunteers All ages younger children accompanies by responsible adult all sessions Camp. always needs handy volunteers to help with the repair and maintenance of Camp during our actual camping. season Come and help out with honey do list, Camp Nurse Volunteers Age 18 up The Camp Nurse serves as the primary contact for medical issues. including illness and injury involving campers and staff Must hold a current Licensed RN preferred MD. LVN or EMT and CPR and First Aid Certifications,Volunteer Handbook. Lassen County Kids Week HR 6 1 A,Volunteer Cabin Counselor. General Responsibility, To take leadership and guide the cabin group 8 10 campers in daily activities including program areas campfire and.
meal times,Qualifications,Be 16 years or older, Experience as a camper or working with children as a leader or assistant leader. Flexibility with ability to accept supervision, Ability to relate to one s peers as well as children. Organized with good communication skills,Possess strong leadership skills. Emotionally mature willing to accept responsibility. Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own. Team player that can relate positively to all staff volunteers and campers. Be in good health vitality and physical stamina,Specific Responsibilities. Live in a cabin with campers 1 to 5 ratio, Assume responsibility for leadership and guidance of those campers in daily living with special attention.
to personal hygiene and safety camper participation in all camp activities mealtime behavior and habits. Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules policies and traditions of the camp to the camper. Serve as a good example in personal language appearance and health habits. Assume responsibility for health and welfare of campers entrusted to his or her charge. Assumes all other duties and assignments deemed appropriate by the Camp Director and Program Director. Essential Responsibilities, Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities. Be able to communicate verbally with campers and provide instructions. Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury. and illness, Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns. Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life to respond verbally to health and safety concerns and. to deal appropriately with any improper behavior,End Results. Achieve the goals and objectives of camp in the lives of campers and in your own personal life by operating. a creative safe and fun program, Ensure that campers acquire a sincere appreciation of Camp achieving an increased sense of self esteem. related to their own creativity, Make a positive affect on the life of each camper you come into contact with and strive to provide each.
camper with a fun and rewarding camp experience,Reports to Camp Director and Program Director. Salary Volunteer meals and housing provided, Service July 30 August 4 2018 Training July 30 2018 at Camp. Volunteer Handbook,Lassen County Kids Week HR 6 1 A. Volunteer Counselor in Training,General Responsibility. To assist in the leadership and guidance the cabin group 8 10 campers in daily activities including program areas. campfire and meal times,Qualifications,Be 13 years or older.
Experience as a camper,Flexibility with ability to accept supervision. Ability to relate to one s peers as well as children. Organized with good communication skills,Possess strong leadership skills. Emotionally mature willing to accept responsibility. Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own. Team player that can relate positively to all staff volunteers and campers. Be in good health vitality and physical stamina,Specific Responsibilities. Live in a cabin with campers and cabin counselors 1 to 5 ratio. Assist cabin counselors in the leadership and guidance of those campers in daily living with special. attention to personal hygiene and safety camper participation in all camp activities mealtime behavior. and habits, Assist cabin counselors in the interpreting the rules policies and traditions of the camp to the camper. Serve as a good example in personal language appearance and health habits. Assist cabin counselors in the health and welfare of campers entrusted to his or her charge. Assumes all other duties and assignments deemed appropriate by the Camp Director and Program Director. Essential Responsibilities, Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities.
Be able to communicate verbally with campers and provide instructions. Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury. and illness, Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns. Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life to respond verbally to health and safety concerns and. to deal appropriately with any improper behavior,End Results. Achieve the goals and objectives of camp in the lives of campers and in your own personal life by operating. a creative safe and fun program, Ensure that campers acquire a sincere appreciation of Camp achieving an increased sense of self esteem. related to their own creativity, Make a positive affect on the life of each camper you come into contact with and strive to provide each. camper with a fun and rewarding camp experience,Reports to Camp Director and Program Director.
Salary Volunteer meals and housing provided, Service July 30 August 4 2018 Training July 30 2018 at Camp. Volunteer Handbook,Camp Ronald McDonald HR 6 1 A,Program Assistant. General Responsibility, Assist program to staff with the planning organizing and implementing of program activities for a camp. serving campers with various disabilities and disadvantaged youth. Qualifications, Be 18 years or older younger children accompanied by responsible adult. Experience in or willingness to gain experience in the operations of camping programs as camper. Sincere desire to work with people with disabilities and willing to help others. Emotionally mature willing to accept responsibility and follow directions. Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own. Team player that can relate positively to all staff volunteers and campers. Be in good health vitality and physical stamina,Specific Responsibilities.
Assist program staff in organizing daily activities. Assist guide and encourage participants as needed in daily activities including but no limited. too arts crafts sports outdoor education drama and waterfront. Enforce camp rules consistently, Rotate camp responsibilities in conjunction with other Program Specialists Program Assi. Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake also administers an undergraduate dietetic foodservice internship supervised by a Registered Dietitian for nutrition and food service students who have the opportunity to gain experience in commercial food service special diets and menu planning and nutrition education We are able

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