What

Camp to Belong MA serves 100+ siblings who have been separated by the foster care system in Massachusetts. For a week in August, these siblings get to spend a week together at Camp Matoaka, in Smithfield, ME, engaging in both traditional camp and sibling repair activities.
This year, we have a sibling group who are D/deaf and use ASL. We are looking for 1-2 individuals (ages 21+) who have the ability to translate between hearing people and ASL users, to assist us in making our previously hearing camp accessible and welcoming for D/deaf siblings. These individuals would be paired with this sibling group and travel throughout the camp day with them, as part of a team of other counselors and campers (who are hearing). Individuals must complete a volunteer application, which includes references and background checks. The dates of Camp to Belong are August 9th-16th; the first two days are volunteer counselor training, and the last five are full-blown camp adventures! Qualified and interested individuals please contact Eliza Kenney, Camp Director: siblingconnections. program@gmail.com or 617-501-1229. Thank you!

When

This opportunity started on Aug. 9, 2019, midnight and ended on Aug. 16, 2019, midnight EDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone.

Where

The Greater Northeast Area, Boston, Massachusetts, 02111, USA

Skills & Requirements
Teaching & Education
Child Development
Age 21+
Background Check
Orientation or Training

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