MDA Camp at YMCA Camp Seymour - Volunteer Counselor
6/24/2017 - 7/1/2017
We appreciate your interest in volunteering for MDA’s summer camp program. Quality volunteers are critical to the Association’s goal of providing safe and fun-filled activities for youngsters with neuromuscular disease. Anytime you need to access your account or camp application, you must use the link to the MDA summer camp session sent to you in your original email.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please be sure the information provided in the application is correct and complete. Any false statement or misrepresentation of the facts called for on this application or any unsatisfactory reference check will be cause for denial of your application or your immediate dismissal from camp at MDA’s sole discretion.
REFERENCES: Later in this application process you will be asked to provide information for 3 character references. One reference can be a friend or family member; however, 2 references must be from professionals who have first-hand knowledge of the applicant's character, skills and abilities (e.g. employers, teachers/professors, guidance counselors, youth group advisors, etc.) Former or current MDA staff and camp leadership may not be used as references. All references must be at least 18 years of age. MDA will contact references so please be sure the persons named agree to serve in this capacity.
Completion of this application does not guarantee you will be offered a volunteer position at MDA Summer Camp. Acceptance is contingent upon evaluation of this application by the MDA Camp Director, MDA medical advisors and other MDA personnel. All information you provide on this form will be used by MDA’s Camp Director to advise appropriate camp staff and medical volunteers only when deemed necessary.
MDA reserves the right to deny admission to camp or dismiss a volunteer whose physical condition, mental condition, behavior, personal conduct or influence on other camp participants is deemed detrimental to the camp community. If this application is not complete, you will not be eligible for camp. A pre-camp PHYSICAL examination is required for all volunteers and must be completed by a physician or medical professional in the twelve months just prior to the camp session or at any time prior to the camp as may be required by MDA.
For applicants under age 18, one parent/legal guardian signature is sufficient on MDA camp applications. If parents are divorced, the custodial parent should sign the application. If there’s joint custody, both parents should sign the application. If a legal guardian is responsible for the volunteer, please attach guardianship documentation. Volunteers who are currently 17 years old but will be 18 at the start of camp must sign this application accordingly.
Thank you for completing the application. If you have any questions, please contact the MDA office at 206-283-2183.