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

Spring Weekend Programs

Family Pals

Our Family Weekends offer our campers an opportunity to bring their siblings, parents, and caregivers to Camp. Together, they get a chance to bond, unwind, and experience all that Camp has to offer. As a Volunteer Family Pal, you are assigned to a family for the weekend and able to share in the experience. Alongside our amazing crew of returning volunteers, you will work to get to know your family, show them around Camp, and to see that their weekend is as fun and fulfilling as possible. New volunteers - Click here for more info and to apply. Returning volunteers -  Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then go to register as a returning volunteer)

Infirmary 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 on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new). Returning volunteers -  Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then go to register as a returning volunteer)

Program Pals

Program Pals are members of our "Weekend Program Team". The team is assembled each year in August and September. Members attend a training and are assigned to facilitate activities throughout our Fall Family Weekends and the Spring Family Weekends of the following year. Only members of the 2017-2018 Weekend Program Team are eligible to register for the upcoming Spring Weekend events and programs -  Returning volunteers -  Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then go to register as a returning volunteer)

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 on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new). Returning volunteers -  Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then go to register as a returning volunteer)

Infirmary 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 on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new). Returning volunteers -  Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then go to register as a returning volunteer)

Hero's Journey

Our Hero's Journey Program offers our 16-year-old campers an opportunity to gain independence, develop new skills, and bond with fellow participants in a wilderness setting. As a Hero's Journey Counselor, you will spend a week in the woods, help our full and summer staff facilitate program elements, and have fun! New volunteers - Click here to apply on our portal (click not a member to start, then go to apply as new). Returning volunteers - Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then go to register as a returning volunteer)

Beyond The Gates: Massachusetts

Regional Outreach Support

January 25 - CampOut Campfire - West Roxbury

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of woodworking with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)!

February 22 - Slime Day - Boston

Volunteer with the Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) to assist children and families to enjoy an afternoon of Slime themed activities in the Patient Entertainment Center at Boston Children's Hospital. Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)!

Development Event Support

April 7 - Beantown Bash - Boston

Support The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp at the 24th Annual Beantown Bash as we transform Boston Children’s Museum into a spring spectacular! This fundraising benefit will feature fun for the whole family including live entertainment, exhibits, arts & crafts, a dinner buffet and more! Volunteers will assist with welcoming and directing guests, distributing program books, monitoring the silent auction and exhibits and facilitating arts & crafts. This event is open to volunteers who are 18 years of age and older. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

April 15-16 - Boston Marathon - Boston area

Each year, people from all over the country gather to run the Boston Marathon as a fundraiser for Camp. Come help support these awesome runners! Volunteer opportunities include hosting a pre-race dinner and cheering on runners at a rockin' cheer zone. Volunteer opportunities for all ages! Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

May 10-13 - Ragnar Relay - Cape Cod and Camp

Each year, people from all over the country gather to run Ragnar Relay Cape Cod as a fundraiser for Camp. Come help support these awesome runners! Volunteer opportunities include staffing Camp info tables, welcoming runners at Camp before/after the race and cheering on runners at multiple rockin' cheer zones. Volunteer opportunities for all ages! Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Regional Outreach Orientation

March 5 - Boston

This volunteer opportunity 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).

Beyond the Gates: Rhode Island

There are no volunteer opportunities in this area currently.

Beyond The Gates: Connecticut

Regional Outreach Support

January 26 - CampOut Campfire - West Hartford

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of woodworking with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)!

February 19 - Family Bowling - East Hartford

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon of Bowling with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Development Event Support

March 25 - Bandit Round Up - Ashford

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, self-guided tours and a special presentation featuring a camper family. Volunteers will assist with hosting tour stops, parking, camp store, registration and more! This event is open to volunteers who are 18 years of age and older. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

May 10-13 - Ragnar Relay - Cape Cod and Camp

Each year, people from all over the country gather to run Ragnar Relay Cape Cod as a fundraiser for Camp. Come help support these awesome runners! Volunteer opportunities include staffing Camp info tables, welcoming runners at Camp before/after the race and cheering on runners at multiple rockin' cheer zones. Volunteer opportunities for all ages! Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Regional Outreach Orientation

February 28 - New Haven

This volunteer opportunity 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).

Parent/Caregiver Volunteer Support

Check back in mid-January for our 2018 Parent/Caregiver volunteer opportunities!

Ongoing Support

Office Support - New Haven

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! Check back after January 2nd for the link to register.

Office Support - Ashford

Join our team of volunteers to assist our Ashford office with mailings, phone coverage, projects and more to support the Camp programs! Check back after January 2nd for the link to register.

Massage Therapists

Are you a certified Massage Therapist that is interested in volunteering your time at Camp programs or events throughout the year?! Click here to let us know you want to join the fun!

Beyond the Gates: New York

Regional Outreach Support

January 19 - CampOut Campfire - Scarsdale

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy fun with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

February 19 - CampOut Olympics - Ardsley

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon of Olympic activities with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

March 24 - Shipwrecked Mini Golf - Brooklyn

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon of Mini-Golf with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Regional Outreach Orientation

February 26 - New York

This volunteer opportunity 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! Check back on January 2nd for the registration link!

Beyond the Gates: New Jersey

Regional Outreach Support

January 18 - CampOut Campfire - Montclair

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy fun with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. This event is filled at this time, to be added to the waitlist, please email volunteers@holeinthewallgang.org

Beyond the Gates: Pennsylvania

Regional Outreach Support

January 27 - A Day at the Museum - Philadelphia

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon at a science museum for campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. Click here to register on our new portal (click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)