The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Connecticut


Residential Fall Family Weekend Program Volunteer Opportunities

Family Pal

Our fall family weekends run from September through November and are located in Ashford, Connecticut. This year, we will be hosting a fall family weekend outside of Philadelphia, as well! As a volunteer, you would be working with our medical team or our families to support their programming over the course of the weekend. Join us for a weekend filled with camp activities while connecting with campers, caregivers, and siblings that are a part of our organization.

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Regional Outreach Support Volunteer Opportunities

September 19 (4:30-9 pm) – CampOut Campfire (Sports & Rec) – West Hartford, CT

Thank you so much for your kind interest in volunteering at CampOut's Sports & Rec Night! We are looking forward to your help alongside Camp staff to create an evening of fun engaging with campers and families through games and sports-themed activities for all ages! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp’s Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation. This event has been filled, to be put on the waitlist please contact ellen.buus@holeinthewallgang.org

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October 2 (5-9 pm) – HOP Carnivarty - CCMC – Hartford, CT

Volunteer with Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Carnivarty games and activities with patients and families in the cafeteria of Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Come join this Space themed event, it is going to be out of this world! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation.

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October 26 (4-10:30 pm) – CampOut Fall Ball – Hartford, CT

Volunteer with the CampOut program to make this the best Fall Ball these campers/families have ever seen! We are looking for help with welcoming families, DJ hype team, arts and crafts, game tables and of course a photo booth! There are also volunteer opportunities for prep support in the days leading up to the event for Aetna employees. Volunteers for Fall Ball must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program, attended an Outreach Orientation or be an Aetna employee.

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November 15 (4:30-9 pm) – CampOut Campfire (Hero's Journey®) – West Hartford, CT

Thank you so much for your kind interest in volunteering with CampOut staff to provide a fun evening of Hero’s Journey® Program/outdoor camping themed activities for our Camp families! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or attended an Outreach Orientation.

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November 23 (12:00-4:30 pm) – CampOut Outer Space Mailing Series Event – Bridgeport, CT

Volunteer with CampOut staff to provide a fun-filled evening of Campy Outer Space-themed activities at a museum with campers and families! Volunteers must have previous experience in either Camp's Summer/Weekend Program or have attended an Outreach Orientation.

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Development Event Volunteer Opportunities

September 14 (11:30 am-10 pm) – Gala – Ashford, CT

Support the 29th annual Fandango Benefit Gala by volunteering! This is a very popular Camp-Hosted Benefit Event focused on providing guests with a fantastic afternoon/evening filled with food, auctions and a live show featuring celebrity friends and campers. Volunteers are needed for whole day shifts to meet and welcome guests in the parking areas, facilitate the Camp Store, assist the catering efforts, drive golf carts to shuttle guests and more! Please be aware that often times we get more volunteers register than required and we are not able to accommodate all. These volunteer opportunities are for ages 18 and over.

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September 21 (various times) – Camp Challenge – Ashford, CT

Support Camp Challenge Ride and 5K FUNraisers! This event will include a 30 and 60 mile fully supported bike ride with rest stops and a 5K run/walk. Volunteers will assist in a variety of ways to support the event operations from registration and rest stop support to handing out water and cheering! This event has volunteer opportunities for all ages!

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October 20 (12:30-3pm) – Bill Hahn Walk-a-thon – Ashford, CT

Volunteer to host a group of donors at the Bill Hahn Walk A Thon on a tour of Camp! Volunteers must have previous experience at either Camp's Summer or Weekend Program and be comfortable giving a tour.

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Parent & Caregiver Volunteer Events

Parent Project Days - September 9, October 9, November 10, December 5, December 6

Parent Project Days are a great way for parents and caregivers to spend time on Camp hanging out together while also helping our community.  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.

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Ongoing Support Volunteer Opportunities

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!

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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!

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First-time users must click “Not a member.”