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Volunteer With Us

After hearing the stories of our camp counselors finding purpose for pain they encountered earlier in life, we decided to be more intentional about giving college students and young adults the opportunity to play a part in the lives of the students we serve. Below you will find a variety of different volunteer opportunities offered throughout the year. If you have a passion for youth and making this world a brighter place, this volunteer program is for you.

Mentor

Reset Experience

Program Name: Reset Experience

Location: Camp Manitoqua

Dates: January 3-5, 2020

 

Description: Mentors have the responsibility of leading a group of students at our weekend retreats and serve as their designated point person. Additionally, the intention of having mentors at these retreats is to give young adults the opportunity to invest in the younger generation and help these students feel encouraged, valued, and supported during their program experience.​

Requirements:

  • 21 + Years Old

  • Must have or be working towards at least an undergraduate degree in social work or psychology.

  • Certified Mandated Reporter

  • Commit to serving as a Elevate Mentor for assigned students following the retreat for 6+ months in Elevate Experience.

  • Passionate about youth development and mental health advocacy.

Spaces Available: 6

Things to Know

All prospective candidates will undergo a background check and video interview.

 

If selected, you will be required to attend Reset Training Day on the morning of January 3.

Licensed Counselor

Reset Experience

Program Name: Reset Experience

Location: Camp Manitoqua

Dates: January 3-5, 2020

 

Description: Licensed Counselors have the responsibility of serving as on on-call resource for students participating in our retreats and camps who are in need of counseling or professional oversight during their time in the program.

Requirements:

  • LPC (Illinois) or LCSW (Illinois)

  • Certified Mandated Reporter

  • At least two years of experience in a healthcare setting.

  • Experience with children/youth preferred, (previously a camp counselor, worked with youth groups, great with kids, etc.)

  • Passionate about youth development and mental health advocacy.

Spaces Available: 2

Things to Know

All prospective candidates will undergo a background check and video interview.

 

If selected, you will be required to attend Reset Training Day on the morning of January 3.

Nurse

Reset Experience

Program Name: Reset Experience

Location: Camp Manitoqua

Dates: January 3-5, 2020

 

Description of Responsibilities: Nurses have the responsibility of checking in with students participating in our retreats and camps who have medical needs, assess the needs of students, organize their medications and give them their medication at the correct times. They will also tend to any medical needs that may arise, direct any first aid treatment and call backup (911) as needed.

Requirements: 

  • RN License (Illinois)

  • ADN or BSN

  • Current BLS Certification

 

Preferred:

  • At least two years of experience in a healthcare setting (pediatric experience preferred) 

  • Experience with children/youth preferred, (previously a camp counselor, worked with youth groups, great with kids, etc.)

  • Experience organizing, handling, and administering medications 

 

Spaces Available: 1

Things to Know

All prospective candidates will undergo a background check and video interview.

 

If selected, you will be required to attend Reset Training Day on the morning of January 3.

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Disclaimer: ForeverU is classified as a youth development organization. Please know that our volunteers, employees, and representatives are not medical professionals. We are a community of individuals who are passionate about offering support and belonging to youth challenged by adversity. The information and programs we provide are meant to encourage and support students and is not meant to replace the advice or expertise of medical professionals.