APPLYING TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER CAMP COUNSELOR WITH PACT
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for PACT's summer programs. The dates for 2015 are:
PACT Summer Camp: June 18-30, 2015
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE PACT 2015 VOLUNTEERS:
Program fees: The program fee for the PACT Camp is $2,000 for volunteers. In addition to each program's fee, volunteers are responsible for paying their own transportation costs to and from camp.
Age of applicants: Applicants must be seventeen (17) or older, prior to arrival at camp.
Returning volunteers: PACT welcomes returning volunteers. All returning volunteers must submit an application with all document complete and signed.
Volunteer selection: PACT aims for a balance of individuals representing both genders, a wide range of age groups, nationalities, and cultures.
Interviews: Applicants are interviewed in-person and/or via phone within one week of submitting an application.
Deposit: Upon notification of volunteer acceptance to their prospective program, accepted volunteers must send payment in full of the $2000 participation fee to the PACT office within 10 days. Proof of medical coverage abroad must accompany the deposit. Please note that ALL deposits are non refundable.
Fundraising: Many volunteers engage in fund-raising to raise their program fees and transportation costs. Donations for funding these program expenses are tax deductible.
Documents and Payments: ALL required documents and participation fees must be received from ALL PACT volunteers at the PACT office by June 1, 2015.
Pre-Camp Volunteer Training and Planning: Volunteers and international program participants will travel as a group to the 2015 PACT site.
Location/lodging: All volunteers and camp participants will be lodged in pre-arranged hotel/camp accomodations on the island of Korcula while staffing PACT camp on the Adriatic coast.
Departure: At the conclusion of camp, volunteers are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements for getting to and from camp on the island of Korcula, Croatia. Volunteers may be interested in traveling locally in the Balkans, and/or extending their trip with some travel time in Europe either prior to, or after camp. PACT staff can help you consider possibilities for post camp travel, suggested options and general travel advice.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION
AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Here are the forms that must be filled out and submitted:
PART ONE: THE APPLICATION
You must first submit your Application via Email only, for review by the program director who will contact you regarding your interview.
Sending by email:
Download application as a Word Document (or copy the text of the Application to paste into an email), fill out the application, sign and scan it, so that you can retain a copy, and then send it as an attachment via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com
Note: You must also send a hard copy of your entire application and supporting documents, along with the non-refundable application fee of $100 (check or money order) by post to:
PACT – c/o Melissa B. Worst
PO Box 390057 Keuhou Hawaii 96739
PART TWO: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Please send all of the following supporting documents to PACT office:
- $100 application non-refundable fee (payable to Peace Action Children's Team)
- Volunteer Agreement Consent/Liability and Waiver Release Form (3 pages)
- Medical Release and Waiver Form (1 page)
- A copy of the front page of your current passport
- Proof of medical insurance with medical coverage abroad
- One letter of recommendation
DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTION PACKAGE NOW:
The following documents are included in this word file:
- APPLYING TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER CAMP COUNSELOR WITH PACT
- INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
- PACT 2015 VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM (2 PAGES)
- VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT CONSENT LIABILITY & WAIVER RELEASE FORM (3 pages)
- MEDICAL RELEASE AND WAIVER (1 page)
- APPLICATION CHECKLIST
- IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ACCEPTED APPLICANTS
- 2015 - EARLY TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR PACT APPLICANTS
If for any reason you are unable to download and print any of the application forms and/or instructions, or you have any questions, please contact:
***PLEASE NOTE: PACT Executive Director, Melissa Bambi Worst will be departing Hawaii to Croatia on May 5th and will be in transit for 2 days.