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 - We are currently at capacity for new Spring volunteers and will begin processing applications for new Fall volunteers in late May/early June. 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 - There are separate links for our week long and day opportunities - 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 - We are currently at capacity for new Hero's Journey volunteers. Returning volunteers - We are still working to fill spots for our 8-20-8/25 "Strides" program - 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

May 11 - CampOut A&C - West Roxbury

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of arts and crafts 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Development Event Support

May 11-12 - Ragnar Relay - Cape Cod

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

May 7 - 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

May 10 - CampOut A&C - West Hartford

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of arts and crafts 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

May 19 - Mini Golf and Bowling - Plainville

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon of bowling and 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Development Event Support

May 10 - Ragnar Relay - Ashford

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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

May 14 -  Fore a Very Good Cause Golf - Fairfield

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 assistance, auction help, assisting with the putting contest, and more! These volunteer opportunities are for ages 16 and older. Click here to register on our new portal (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

June 2 & 3 -  Fairfield Road Races - Fairfield County

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! Click here to register on our new portal (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

June 20-24 -  Travelers Golf Championship - Cromwell

Camp is one of the charity beneficiaries of the Travelers Championship, come help in the family-friendly tent in the FanZone doing art activities or be a Hole Marshal on Hole 7 alongside Camp staff! Full and half day opportunities for the FanZone and Hole Marshals are available each day. There are volunteer opportunities are for ages 14 and older. Click here to register on our new portal (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Regional Outreach Orientation

May 9 - West Hartford

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 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! 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

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)

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

May 23 - CampOut Carnivarty - Scarsdale

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy 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 (If you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Regional Outreach Orientation

May 21 - New York

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 22 - Bowl O Rama - Belleville

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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then click register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

May 12 - Cookies and Crafts - Hamilton Township

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon of Campy 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page) 

May 24 - CampOut Carnivarty - Montclair

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page) 

July 22 - Picnic and Fishing - Vernona

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon of fishing and campy activities with campers and families! (No fishing experience required). 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page) 

July 22 - Poetry Open Mic - West Orange

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon with campers and families to showcase their 3 months of projects! 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page) 

Beyond the Gates: Pennsylvania

Regional Outreach Support

May 20 - A Day at the Museum - Philadelphia

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled afternoon at a science museum 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

June 23 - Incredible Superheroes Soiree - Philadelphia

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled movie afternoon 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 (if you haven't registered yet this year, click not a member to start, then on register as a volunteer at bottom of page)

Regional Outreach Orientation

June 20 - Philadelphia

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).