Camp Fire Central Oregon | Light the Fire Within
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Volunteer

Volunteer with Camp Fire Central Oregon and inspire youth to find their spark!

We offer positions that highlight your unique abilities and passions, and foster opportunities for youth to thrive in our community. Join our collaborative and creative team, and feel the joy of making a difference in the lives of kids and teens.

Read more about our current volunteer needs below, or simply click "Get Started Now!" to fill out our volunteer interest form.

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Community Outreach & Marketing

If you love being involved and engaged in youth events and believe in programs that make a difference, then Camp Fire is the dream gig you have been looking for! We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals who can assist in Outreach and Marketing efforts to build awareness of our programs.

Help make an event successful by doing things like organizing an activity, soliciting and/or securing in-kind donations, distributing flyers, selling raffle tickets, participating in set up/clean up, assisting with social media marketing, or simply taking photos at events for our website.

Volunteer opportunities can also potentially become internships!

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English-Spanish Translation for Promotional Materials

Do you speak Spanish? We need your help to make our programs become more inclusive!

We are looking for someone to help us expand our reach and connect a wider audience to our services by translating our materials from English into Spanish.  While programs are all run in English, we know that in many families, the decision makers speak only Spanish. We want to provide opportunities to the youth in these families by offering information about our programs in both Spanish and English.

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Poster & Flyer Distribution

Spend an hour or two hanging posters at various locations around Bend. This is a very flexible volunteer opportunity, and since we usually have posters to distribute every month or so, you can volunteer one time or on an ongoing basis.

Use your preferred mode of transportation - car, bike, or on foot. Choose a neighborhood in which you'd like to distribute posters or pick a select few locations that you already frequent. Or, we can tell you exactly where to go!

This is a great way to simultaneously explore our town, get fresh air, and provide a helping hand.

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Program Facilitation

Do you remember being in camp as a child? The smell of glue when creating crafts, holding hands while playing games, or singing together the same old songs! Help create these memories for our kids here in Bend.

Bring your unique expertise and we will find a way to share your spark within the program!

During the school year, we offer programs at individual schools based on the volunteer participation. If you have a school in mind that you would like to bring Camp Fire into, please contact us and share your ideas.

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STEM Mentoring

Adventure Club (4th-5th grade) will be immersed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in our "Welcome to my Laboratory" program on Tuesdays from 4-5:15pm at Samara Learning Center.

By volunteering as a mentor, you will positively influence the lives of youth and help them discover their passion - their Spark! - all the while enhancing your own leadership skills and developing lasting relationships.

Internship and credit options possible!

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Lego Robotics Mentoring

Want to share your robotics expertise? Help Camp Fire teach and guide teams of 4th and 5th graders looking to compete in the FIRST Lego League (FLL) competition.

This is a great chance to gain mentorship experience, inspire youth in the field of robotics, and give back to your community, all while doing something you love! This opportunity will include approximately 65-80 hours of service or is available as an unpaid internship. (Internships will include some additional educational components, as well as goal setting, reflections, and feedback. Credit options may be possible.)

Robotics Clubs are available in the following locations:

Amity Creek Elementary

9/18/2018 - 12/18/2018  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 - 5:15 pm

OR

Seven Peaks School

9/18/2018-12/18/2018  |  Fridays 1:30-4:30pm

FLL Tournament on Sunday December 16th from 8am-5pm

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Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within