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Volunteer's Roles & Responsibilities

It is the volunteers who contribute to achieve the collective goals such as maintain health and safety standards, well organized camp program

 

So YOU play a key role in the camp.

Purpose

To serve as the primary adult responsible for the campers in your assigned group and to assist the camp sevadars in implementing the camp programs (including chaperoning classes, physical activities, daily living skills, health, safety, presentations and events).

 

Roles and responsibilities

  • take primary responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers

  • assist camper in daily living skills –

    • wake up the kids on time to get ready for divan

    • find out which seva group kids are in and plan for it a night before

    • make sure kids are ready early enough to join their seva group

    • guide them as needed in taking shower every morning

    • braid or do jooda

    • tie keski/dastaar/rumaal

    • make sure kids drink water

    • chaperone them to restroom

  • make sure kids are wearing enough layers of the sweaters/jackets based on the weather. 

  • head should be covered all the times with keski/dastaar/rumaal

  • no boys allowed in girls cabins

  • no girls allowed in boys cabins even if they are siblings

  • no camper should be left alone, one should always be in the assigned group. campers supervised all the time by the adult volunteers

  • if a child is sick, please make sure health staff on the campsite is consulted

  • contact camp sevadars if unsure of what needs to be done at any time.

  • encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities

  • guide the campers to maintain cleanliness, punctuality, rules and sportsmanship

  • observe camper behavior, enforce appropriate safety regulations.

  • assist with musical instruments when campers are in Kirtan/Tabla classes

  • make sure kids are not roaming around in hallways while classes are in session

  • Do Sohila Sahib every night before going to bed

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