Camp Volunteer Opportunities
We are always looking for for all of our camps!
Be a Part of Camp Kesem’s Health & Wellness Team!
Nurses and mental health professionals are supporting the Kesem mission at over 100 campsites in 40 states –
making a lasting impact in the lives of over 8,000 children impacted by a parent’s cancer!
Nurses are in charge of all medical events at camp, tending to the medical needs of campers and staff, and distributing medications to campers.
Requirements: All camps have a minimum of 2 nurses who must be either: a Nurse Practitioner, RN or LVN (LVN qualification varies by state) and must hold a license (or temporary license) to practice in the state in which camp is held.
Mental Health Professional Positions
MHPs are a resource for camp staff to help them better interact and communicate with campers and each other. MHPs are mandated reporters and help communicate reportable offenses that are required by law to applicable child protective services. MHPs will be involved in any psychological issues that arise during the week of camp that fall outside of a counselor’s control or expertise.
Requirements: MHPs have Master’s-level degree in counseling, social work, or related field.