Volunteers who attend our family bereavement retreat programs, who contribute their time at Kerry's Boutique and who participate at some of our events generally recieve a free Camp Kerry shirt and sometimes other cool attire. Providing us with your shirt-size will help ensure that orders are placed correctly.
As a volunteer with our organization what would you be interested in doing?
What volunteer experience do you have?
What motivates you at this time to volunteer with the Camp Kerry Society?
Tell us about your personal experience with death, grief & loss.
What special qualities will you bring?
The Camp Kerry Society contributes much of its success to the diverse skills and abilities of our volunteers who participate in variety of ways. Our unique programs have been recognized internationally and continue to expand as a result of their talents. Please identify your areas of personal expertise below so that we can provide you with a rich experience and pair your interests.
When would you like to volunteer with us?
What are the best ways for us to contact you?
Describe any activities that should be restricted or discouraged due to health reasons.
Please describe any additional information about your health that could help the medical team and/or first responder assist you if necessary.
I agree to give permission for the nurse and/or qualified personal to administer prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, first aid and/or access to medical treatment, if needed.
We provide food for our volunteers during our retreats/camps, support groups, and often at special events. Please indicate any dietary needs so that we can accommodate you better.
If you selected "other", have a food allergy that is not mentioned, or if you have any other specific dietary restrictions and/or requirements then please explain.
In order to capture memories and document activities we frequently arrange for pictures and videos to be taken of participants in our programs and at events our organization is associated with.
These images/videos are generally utilized for a variety of purposes including; Promotion of the Camp Kerry Society, Educational Purposes, Project Evaluations, and most often they are shared amongst other fellow participants. These photographs and videos may also be used for external public viewing on our website and/or other platforms of social media, in promotional materials, and by news media for Camp Kerry Society related stories.
If you consent to have photo/video images of you used as noted above then please select the "Permission Granted" option below. If for any reason you don't want us to use your images/photos then please select "Permission not granted".
In consideration for my own participation in the Camp Kerry Society Programs and/or events, I hereby release, hold harmless and indemnify the Camp Kerry Society, its members, officers, directors, employees, volunteers and independent contractors, from all liability, claim, causes of action of any kind whatsoever in respect to all personal injuries, loss of life or property losses which I may suffer arising out of the activities of the programs/events. That I do hereby acknowledge and agree that the activities such as those listed may be dangerous and expose me to risks and hazards: lifting & carrying supplies/equipment, participating in adventurous activities such as; swimming, hiking, climbing wall, ropes course, canoeing, kayaking, ball sports, campfire, horseback riding, fishing and that other activities designed to address grief and loss such as; sharing circles, memory services, and memorial activities, may elicit emotional discomfort. That I freely and voluntarily assume all of the aforesaid risks and hazards for myself (as well as my child(ren). That I have carefully read this release, waiver, and assumption of risk agreement, that I fully understand same, and that I am freely and voluntarily executing same. That I clearly understand that by agreeing to this release, I will be forever prevented from suing or otherwise claiming against the Camp Kerry Society, its members, officers, directors, employees, volunteers, or independent contractors with respect to any matter arising from these activities.
All individuals serving as Volunteers or Staff with the Camp Kerry Society are expected to respect the confidentiality rights of those receiving services through this organization. No person is to disclose confidential information on any “receiver” (One who is receiving programs/services from the Camp Kerry Society) to any person who is not either a staff person, a volunteer, coordinator, director, or a person specifically approved by the “receiver” either verbally or in writing.
Volunteers and staff are not to discuss confidential information concerning “receivers” in circumstances where a third-party may overhear the conversation. Volunteers and staff are encouraged to use initials or first names only when discussing situations involving a “receiver”. All documents and forms listing confidential information are to be safeguarded to the best of your ability.
Confidential information includes name, address, income, any forms that would have this information listed, any information received verbally from the “receiver” including financial, family, medical, or social information.
In consideration of my placement at any of the programs offered by the Camp Kerry Society, I acknowledge and agree to the aforementioned and the following:
To ensure the safety & wellbeing of our participants and guests we request that all adult volunteers provide us with a Criminal Record Check every five years. Different regions have different application procedures. Please contact our office coordinator for assistance if needed.
Once your record check has been completed please send us a copy by mail, fax or email.
Head Office Mailing Address:Camp Kerry Society Phone: 604-553-4663145 East Columbia Street Fax: 604-553-4664New Westminster, BC Email: email@example.comV3L 3W2
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