Application Form

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Section A - Contact


Section B - Personal


Section C - Emergency Information


Section D - Medical Information

Please provide a current MAR (medication administration record) to the camp nurse at registration. You can obtain a MAR from your pharmacist free of charge.


Section E - Dietary / Allergies

Please note that depending on dietary restrictions, you may be requested to bring your own food to camp.


Section F - General information


Section G - References

References are only required if you are volunteering for the first time.


Section H - Camp Preference

Please select more than one week, if you are interested or able to attend more than one week.

 

Please note that we may offer you a volunteer spot in a different week if the week you apply for is fully staffed.


For Independent Week, volunteers must be include 16 years of age or older by the week beginning.
For all other weeks, volunteers must be 14 years of age or older by the time the Camp Week starts, due to insurance issues.


Section I - Camp Position


Section J - Camper Preference

Complete this section if applying to be a Counsellor or Counsellor in Training. Campers have varying abilities and skills. It is helpful to us if you would give us a sense what type of Camper you would like to develop a friendship with; for example you might be matched with a highly active, non-verbal, Camper, or a non-active, verbal Camper, or a highly social, non-mobile Camper. What kind of friend would you like to have for the week? We will attempt to peer match you with a Camper that has the characteristics you choose.


Volunteer Code of Conduct

Rehoboth Camp Ministry - Volunteer Code of Conduct

This Code of Conduct consists of ten statements which outline acceptable behaviors that are in keeping with the values and expectations of the Rehoboth Christian Ministries Camp Ministry. The Code of Conduct is designed to guide volunteer interactions with Camp Directors, Campers and other Volunteers while they participate in the program(s).

Failure to abide with the Volunteer Code of Conduct may result in immediate expulsion of the volunteer from the Camp program.

1. I will treat the Camp Directors with respect at all times and I understand their expectations for my behavior as set out at the Camp Orientation I attended.
2. I will abide by the rules as given by the Camp Directors for electronic devices, including cell/smart phones, at Camp with the understanding that the Campers and the program come first.
3. I understand that I may not leave the Camp premises at ANY time unless it is as part of the Camp programming.
4. I will dress appropriately at all times while at Camp as I understand that I am a model for other volunteers and for the Campers. In the case of a discrepancy, I will abide by the decision of the Camp Directors.
5. I understand the profanity is not permitted under any circumstances.
6. I understand that bedtime is at 12 midnight, that I must be in my cabin at that time and that lights out is at 12:30 A.M.
7. I understand that any photographs and videos that I take while at Camp must not be posted on any Internet site and/or social media site to protect the identity of the campers and volunteers.
8. I understand that I must act appropriately, including physical touch, with other campers and volunteers at all times and that improper conduct can lead to immediate expulsion from the Camp program.
9. I understand that any unresolved issues that cannot be dealt with constructively with the Team Leader shall be brought immediately to the attention of the Camp Directors.
10. I understand that I must treat the Camp property and all buildings there with respect and not deface them by any means.


Volunteer Confidentiality Agreement

Volunteer Confidentiality Agreement

As a volunteer of Rehoboth Camp, I understand that I may have access to specific, confidential, and privileged information concerning persons who are enrolled in the Rehoboth Camp program, as well as their guardians and families.  Furthermore, I may have access to specific confidential and privileged information concerning fellow volunteers and the internal operations of Rehoboth Camp.

In keeping with the principles of confidentiality as enunciated by Rehoboth and articulated in existing government legislation, I hereby agree not to disclose any such confidential information to any person or agency other than those duly authorized to receive such information.

I understand that violation of the principles of confidentiality may be cause for disciplinary action.


Volunteer Participation Agreement

If the volunteer is younger than 18 years of age, this form must be completed by a parent or legal guardian.

The volunteer wishes to participate in the Rehoboth Camp Ministry. As a condition thereof, he/she agrees to the following:

  1. A variety of activities will be offered in the camp program, and some of them may present stresses and hazards that are unforeseeable. The volunteer assumes all ordinary risks involved in participating in these activities, and agrees that Rehoboth Christian Ministries, its representatives, and any persons conducting the activities will not be responsible for any damages or injuries to the applicant in the absence of evidence of gross negligence.
  2. Rehoboth Camp Ministry staff reserve the right to dismiss the volunteer from further participation in the camp program if he/she is deemed unsuitable for this type of camping experience in accordance with the Code of Conduct. The volunteer or his/her parent/legal guardian will be responsible for any additional transportation costs resulting from such a dismissal.
  3. The volunteer releases Rehoboth Christian Ministries and its representatives from all liability for personal injury resulting from:
    • any participants failure to obey, to the best of their ability, the safety regulations and directions of activity leaders including failure to follow provincial pandemic health restrictions and/or regulations; or
    • the exercise of judgment by activity leaders made in good faith in response to emergencies that may occur.
  4. Rehoboth Christian Ministries and its representative will not be liable for loss of, or damage to, the volunteer’s personal property in the absence of willful misconduct by them.
  5. Any medical costs incurred by the volunteer will be his/her sole responsibility, or his/her parent/legal guardian.
  6. The volunteer or his/her parent/legal guardian will be liable for damages to property or facilities of Rehoboth Christian Ministries that result from the volunteer’s actions.
  7. Rehoboth Christian Ministries has the volunteer’s permission, or that of his/her parent/legal guardian, to
    • photograph or create audio-visuals of the volunteer’s image, work, or performance; and
    • to have these works displayed, published, or distributed for advertising, promotion, or publicity purposes by Rehoboth Christian Ministries without compensation to the volunteer.
  8. A Medical Support Staff ("camp nurse) with medication administration certification and First Aid/CPR is on site to provide medical support for the camp program. The volunteer agrees this is sufficient coverage to meet his/her medical needs.
  9. The Camp Nurse will authorize any emergency medical and/or hospital care for the volunteer. The Emergency Contact person named in the volunteer’s camp application will be notified as soon as possible in the event of any emergency affecting the volunteer.
  10. Rehoboth Christian Ministries may reject any volunteer applicant should he/she or the parent/legal guardian fail or refuse to complete and sign all required application documents.


Police Clearance Check

If you are between the ages of 14 and 18, in lieu of a Police Clearance Check, you need to provide 2 written character references from people who are not a family member. These people must be over the age of 18.

If you are over the age of 18, we will accept a copy of a Police Check that is less than 3 years old.

If you can produce a Police Clearance Check at no cost to you, please have one completed.

If you have to pay for a Police Clearance Check to volunteer for our program, we will provide you with the means to have one completed at no cost to you. Please contact the Camp Manager to get this process started via email.

If a criminal charge has been laid since your last criminal record check submission you must inform Rehoboth Christian Ministries with disclosure of the nature and severity of the charge.