2017 Volunteer Exchange Program

Guidelines

Who can apply?

    Any volunteer from any camp around the world with at least 1 year (1 season) of experience in summer camp programming.

    Any member of a rock camp executive team who is in the process of starting a rock camp in the next year.

How long will the commitment be?

The program runs on a weekly basis. The volunteers selected to participate will be required to participate for at least one entire week of programming, Sunday to Saturday. A volunteer may do a maximum of 2 consecutive weeks, depending on staffing needs.

We have 2 types of programming this year:

Amplify Sleep-away camp (5 sessions-June 26th-July 30th)

Girls Rock SB Day camp (2 sessions- July 31st- Aug 12th)

For applicants coming the first week of Sleep-away camp, there is an option to also volunteer for Camp GRRR & Ladies Rock Camp GRR (Located on the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Reservation June 14th-24th)

How is Girls Rock SB helping me get there?

Our program is geared to financially help volunteers get to our camp. We provide all meals and lodging during Amplify Sleep Away Camp, and lodging and lunch during Girls Rock SB Day Camps).

Financial help is based on the volunteer location and need.

Aid Breakdown

For International Volunteers:

GRSB will provide meals, lodging and in town transportation.

GRSB will pay up to $500.00 toward airfare.

GRSB will support with any documents/written material needed to travel to the U.S.

GRSB will support with curriculum, guides and materials in English to facilitate instruction for non-native English speakers.

If volunteer has availability to stay more than 1 week, GRSB will provide a stipend for their extra time @ $150/week

For U.S. Volunteers (Non-SoCal)

GRSB will provide meals, lodging and in town transportation.

GRSB will pay up to $350.00 towards airfare, gas or any terrestrial transportation.

If volunteer has availability to stay more than 1 week, GRSB will provide a stipend for their extra time @ $150/week

For U.S. Volunteers (SoCal)

 GRSB will provide meals, lodging and in town transportation.

GRSB can provide a stipend of up to $100.00 for transportation and/or other needs depending on the financial situation of the volunteer.

If volunteer has availability to stay more than 1 week, GRSB will provide a stipend for their extra time @ $150/week

What if I don’t know how to teach an instrument in English?

GRSB will provide a session on the basics of teaching an instrument, camp logistics and important things to know about utilizing the English language.

Could I teach a workshop?

Yes! If you have a cool workshop idea, please submit a Summer workshop proposal on the address below! If you need materials GRSB will provide them upon approval.

TO SUBMIT A WORKSHOP PROPOSAL CLICK HERE!

ARE YOU READY TO ROCK THIS SUMMER WITH US? ~~~~~ YES?! SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR THE VOLUNTEER EXCHANGE PROGRAM HERE!