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Below are some specific opportunties for volunteering at Camp Courageous. These are just some specific needs, but help is always needed in almost all departements. If you or your group/organization are interested in helping with these or other projects at Camp Courageous, then please contact the person listed or Shannon Poe, Volunteer Director, at 319-465-5916, ext 2320, or spoe@campcourageous.org.


Gardening Support Volunteers Needed -
Camp Courageous is currently seeking dependable volunteers who enjoy working outdoors to help with gardening. As the 2015 garden develops, there is a great need for help with weeding, watering, and harvesting the garden during the 2015 garden season of May – October. Volunteer hours are flexible while ideally being 1-2 hours in the morning 2-3 times a week Monday – Friday, we will accommodate volunteers schedule(s). Necessary tools and equipment will be provided. If interested, please contact Assistant Dietary Director Karl Kuntz at dietary@campcourageous.org or by phone at 319-465-5916 ext. 2420.


Kitchen Support Volunteers Needed -
Camp Courageous is currently seeking dependable volunteers who enjoy working helping out in a kitchen. Will be helping with preparing different kitchen production depending on the season. Some examples include: peeling apples, pulling chicken or turkey, preparing garden produce, prepping vegetables and fruits for the freezer. Volunteer hours are flexible, we will work with schedule(s). Necessary tools and equipment will be provided. If interested, please contact Aly Jobson, Dietary Director at dietary@campcourageous.org or by phone at 319-465-5916 ext. 2400.


Stuff the Bus for Camp Courageous -
On Saturday, October 3 Camp Courageous will be partnering with 2 local HyVee stores for our second "Stuff the Bus" event. We are looking for volunteers to pass out needs lists to potential donors, collect donations and load donations onto the buses.
We are also looking for CDL drivers to drive the buses to the HyVee locations and then back to Camp after the event.

To volunteer, please contact Amatullah at 319-465-5916 or by email at arichard@campcourageous.org.

What: Stuff the Bus for Camp Courageous
When: Saturday, October 3, 2015 9am-7pm
Where: Johnson Avenue HyVee Cedar Rapids and Marion HyVee


Pancake Breakfast & Open House -
Camp Courageous is looking for volunteers for the annual Pancake Breakfast and Open House on Sunday, September 27th from 8am-12pm.
Table servers, pancake cookers, kitchen help, parking & more positions are needed. 
If you'd like to help with this event, please contact Julie O'Connor, Dietary Director, at 319-465-5916 ex 2400 or joconnor@campcourageous.org, 
or Shannon Poe, Volunteer Director, at 319-465-5916 ex. 2320 or spoe@campcourageous.org.


Back to School Festival -
On Tuesday, September 15, from 10am to 2pm, Camp Courageous will be hosting the 25th annual Back to School Festival. Special education students from around eastern Iowa are invited to camp to play games, swim, ride the train, dance and more.
Volunteers are needed to run carnival games, do face painting, pop popcorn, and help with other activities. Volunteers would work from 9:30 to 2. Lunch is provided.
If you have questions or would like to sign up to help, please contact Shannon Poe at spoe@campcourageous.org or at 319-465-5916 ext. 2320.


If any of the above opportunties would be of interest to you or your group then please contact the camp. For any questions about volunteering at Camp Courageous then please call Shannon Poe at 319-465-5916, ext. 2320 or email spoe@campcouragoeus.org

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