The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Volunteer Opportunities

There are so many ways to support Camp as a volunteer, with opportunities to work directly with children and families at Camp or through other outreach programs, as well as opportunities at events or in our office.  Learn more about onsite residential opportunities or regional day opportunities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Have questions? Let us know.

Onsite Residential Opportunities

Summer Program

Cabin Counselor

Our Summer Program offers our campers an opportunity to make friends, try new things, and experience all that summer camp has to offer. As a Volunteer Cabin Counselor, you are assigned to a cabin for the week and able to share in the experience. Alongside our amazing crew of full and summer staff, you will help supervise your campers, take them around Camp throughout the daily schedule, and have fun! New volunteers - Click here to apply through our online portal (first time users must click "not a member"). Returning volunteers -  Click here to register through our online portal.

Medical Team

Medical Volunteers work alongside our Medical Staff to provide routine and acute care to our campers. We need licensed physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners, both specialists and general medicine practitioners who can share their medical/clinical expertise with us to create a safe and fun environment.  Pediatric experience is preferred. We guarantee this will be a life-changing experience, just as it is for the children who attend Camp. New volunteers - Click here to apply through our online portal (first time users must click "not a member"). Returning volunteers - There are separate links for our week long and day opportunities - Click here to register through our online portal.

Beyond The Gates: Massachusetts

Regional Outreach Support

April 17 (12:30-4pm) - Bob Ross Day - Boston, MA

Volunteer with the Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) to assist children and families to enjoy an afternoon of painting and ExTREEme Bob Ross themed activities in the Patient Entertainment Center at Boston Children's Hospital (no art ability required, just your sense of humor)! Volunteers must have previous experience at either the Summer/Weekend Program, attended an Outreach Orientation or be a current Boston Children's volunteer. This event has been filled at this time, if you are interested in being on the waitlist, please email ellen.buus@holeinthewallgang.org

May 10 (5-9pm) - CampOut Campfire (Carnivarty) - Tewksbury, MA

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled Carnivarty evening with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

Regional Outreach Orientation

June TBD (6-8pm) - Allston, MA

This volunteer orientation supports both the Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) and CampOut programs regionally from Boston to Philadelphia. To volunteer for these programs, you must apply and attend an orientation held at one of our regional offices. Click here to apply on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new).

Development Event Support

May 10-11 - Ragnar Cape Cod - Eastham and South Yarmouth, MA

Each year, people from all over the country gather to run Ragnar Cape Cod as a fundraiser for Camp. Come help support these awesome runners! Volunteer opportunities include staffing Camp info table, cheering on runners at multiple rockin' cheer zones and massage therapy! Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

Beyond The Gates: Connecticut

Regional Outreach Support

May 16 (5-9pm) - CampOut Campfire (Carnivarty) - West Hartford, CT

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled Carnivarty evening with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. This event has been filled at this time, if you are interested in being on the waitlist, please email ellen.buus@holeinthewallgang.org

Regional Outreach Orientation

April 17 (6-8pm) West Hartford, CT

This volunteer orientation supports both the Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) and CampOut programs regionally from Boston to Philadelphia. To volunteer for these programs, you must apply and attend an orientation held at one of our regional offices. Click here to apply on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new).

Development Event Support

May 9 - Ragnar Cape Cod - Ashford, CT

Each year, people from all over the country gather to run Ragnar Cape Cod as a fundraiser for Camp. Come help support these awesome runners before they depart for their journey! Volunteer opportunities include welcoming runners at Camp before the race (parking, check-in, gear distribution, tours, etc.) Follow this link to register  (first time users must click "not a member").

May 13 (8am-12:00pm) - Fore a Very Good Cause Golf - Fairfield, CT

The "Fore a Very Good Cause" event is Camp's signature golf tournament. Taking place at Brooklawn Country Club, this event features a gourmet brunch, putting contest, round of golf, evening dinner reception and auction. Volunteer opportunities include registration, putting contest assistance, and more! These volunteer opportunities are for ages 18 and older. This event has been filled at this time, if you are interested in being on the waitlist, please email ellen.buus@holeinthewallgang.org

May 18 (11:30am-4:30pm) - Bandit Round Up - Ashford, CT

Support Camp's Bandit Round Up Event, our annual day to say thank you to friends and supporters of Camp with a ‘hole’ day of activities including a light lunch, guided tours and a special presentation featuring a camper family. Volunteers will assist with giving tours, parking, camp store, registration and more! This event is open to volunteers who are 18 years of age and older. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

June 1 & 2 - Fairfield Road Races - Fairfield County, CT

The historic Fairfield Road Races wind through gorgeous Fairfield County back roads finishing with live music at Jennings Beach. Come help support our awesome runners as they fund-raise for Camp! Volunteer opportunities include staffing Camp info tables, handing out water, and cheering on runners. Opportunities for all ages! Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

June 19-23 - Travelers Championship - Cromwell, CT

As one of the charity beneficiaries of the Travelers Championship, Camp staffs a family-friendly tent in the FanZone and provides Hole Marshals out on Hole 7. Full day opportunities for the Hole Marshals and half day opportunities for the FanZone are available each day. All of the volunteer opportunities are for ages 16 and older. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

Parent & Caregiver Volunteer Events

April 18th, May 19th - Parent Project Days - Ashford, CT

Parent Project Days are a great way for parents and caregivers to spend time on Camp hanging out together while also helping our community. The May work day is scheduled on a Sunday and is a full afternoon of preparing Camp for our upcoming summer sessions! Come for a few hours or for the whole day. Please note, these events are for adult parent & caregivers of current or former campers only. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

Ongoing Support

Office Support - New Haven, CT

Join our team of volunteers to assist the New Haven office with mailings, projects, thank you cards, phone coverage, filing and more to support the fundraising efforts that underwrite Camp's programming! Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Office Support - Ashford, CT

Join our team of volunteers to assist our Ashford office with mailings, phone coverage, projects and more to support the Camp programs! Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Beyond the Gates: Rhode Island

Regional Outreach Support

June 15 (3:30-8:00pm) - RI Summer Picnic - Warwick, RI

We are looking for your help alongside Camp staff to create an evening of summer fun engaging with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

Beyond the Gates: New York

Regional Outreach Support

April 13 (3:30-7:30pm) - Dance Night - NYC (Midtown)

This April, CampOut is gathering in NYC to dance the night away. In order for this to be an incredible event, we need your help! We'll have games and crafts before and during dancing that will add to the festivities, and dinner will be provided. Help with these activities and engaging families in the dance class would make this event a perfect 10. So, grab your dancing shoes, and join in on the fun. We'd love to have you and are so grateful for the help! :) Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation.This event has been filled at this time, if you are interested in being on the waitlist, please email ellen.buus@holeinthewallgang.org

Regional Outreach Orientation

June TBD (6-8pm) - New York City (midtown)

This volunteer orientation supports both the Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) and CampOut programs regionally from Boston to Philadelphia. To volunteer for these programs, you must apply and attend an orientation held at one of our regional offices. Click here to apply on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new).

Ongoing Support

Office Support - New York

Join our team of volunteers to assist our New York office with mailings, button making, projects and more to support the Camp programs! Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Beyond the Gates: New Jersey

Regional Outreach Support

April 26 (4:30-8:30pm) - CampOut Campfire (Sports & Rec) - Montclair, NJ

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy sports activities and games with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

June 7 (4:30-8:30pm) - CampOut Campfire (Cooking) - Montclair, NJ

Calling all sous chefs- you're in CampOut high demand this June. We're looking for individuals to help run our Cooking drop-in Campfire. We'll be working with a variety of foods as well as some food-related crafts to provide an unforgettable evening with our Camp families. Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Follow this link to register

Beyond the Gates: Pennsylvania

Regional Outreach Support

April 25 (4:30-8:30pm) - CampOut Campfire (Sports & Rec) - Lower North Philadelphia, PA

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy sports activities and games with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. This event has been filled at this time, if you are interested in being on the waitlist, please email ellen.buus@holeinthewallgang.org

May 5 (10am-2pm) - CampOut Zoo Adventure - Norristown, PA

We need an exciting team of Camp volunteers to join us for a CampOut picnic at the Elmwood Park Zoo! We need you all to help us facilitate activities, guide families throughout the zoo and during our animal meet & greet, and promote Camp spirit and camaraderie amongst our Philadelpia families. We hope you're up to the task! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Follow this link to register (first time users must click "not a member").

June 13 (4:30-8:30pm) - CampOut Campfire (Cooking) - West Philadelphia, PA

Calling all sous chefs- you're in CampOut high demand this June. We're looking for individuals to help run our Cooking drop-in Campfire. We'll be working with a variety of foods as well as some food-related crafts to provide an unforgettable evening with our Camp families. Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Follow this link to register

Regional Outreach Orientation

June TBD (6-8pm) - Philadelphia (Center City)

This volunteer orientation supports both the Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) and CampOut programs regionally from Boston to Philadelphia. To volunteer for these programs, you must apply and attend an orientation held at one of our regional offices. Click here to apply on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new).