Medical Volunteer- Summer Camp

Pay Range:                      Volunteer

Job Type:                         Day or Overnight Volunteer

Location:                          Dragonfly Forest - YMCA Camp Speers

# of Openings:                Unlimited

Dates of Service:            Flexible during June 23- July 26th


Basic Assignment

Do what needs to be done to show the campers the most amazing camp experience. Serve as a member of the medical team under the supervision of the Medical Directors and Medical Coordinator, and respond to all medical needs as necessary.  Assist in the disbursement of daily camper medications. Provide excellent customer service to all clients, know and enforce rules and safety measures, care for all equipment and facilities, and work well as a member of the Dragonfly Forest camp community.



  • Licensed medical professional

  • Experience or aptitude to work closely with children in a positive, supportive manner

  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation


Major Functions

  • Participate in Getaway Staff training on day of arrival, as assigned by Medical Coordinator

  • Assist in disbursement of daily camper medications, and respond to all medical needs of campers and staff, as necessary

  • Assist with camper check-in procedures, including medical form review, medication check-in, and individual parent meetings regarding medical needs on opening days

  • Employ good judgement and sound decision making to ensure safety of all program participants and staff

  • Adhere to all Dragonfly Forest policies regarding medical and non-medical situations

  • Work in collaboration with Dragonfly Forest staff to provide each program participant with the required and necessary care and attention

  • Provide overnight on-call services if assigned (optional- see application)

  • Follow specific directives of leadership team, including Medical Directors and Coordinator, Camp Directors, and and Executive Directors as assigned