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Volunteer Camp Nurse


One Nurse for each of our youth programs.


1 or more weeks

About the Course

Job Title: Camp Physician / Nurse / EMT

Department: Camp Marshall

Immediate Supervisor: Summer Program Director

Position Status: Seasonal Volunteer

Dates you need to be on property: The Friday prior to each session you will be volunteering for.

Department: Camp Marshall

Immediate Supervisor: Summer Program Director

Position Status: Seasonal Volunteer

Sessions we need volunteers for include:

Grace Camp: June Friday June 21 - 28, 2024 (Students arrive on June 23rd)

Jr. Middler Camp: Friday July 6 - July 12, 2024 (Students arrive on July 7th)

Senior High Camp: Friday July 20nd - July 26th, 2024 (Students arrive on July 21st)

Video Check in for our Day Camps: This might be literally two to three minute check in's with day camp leaders via zoom.

Job Description:


The camp nurse or EMT is a licensed physician, registered nurse, emergency medical technician, or paramedic who is responsible to supervise health care when camp is in session, and who creates and updates a written health care plan for use at camp. He or she will train program staff to identify their roles in camp health care and will oversee the camp health house during each camp session. The Camp Nurse will also provide daily check in’s (via zoom) for the day camp sessions at the end of the season.


Planning & Preparation:

1. Become familiar with the goals and objectives of Camp Marshall, the Camp Commission and program

design. * This can be found on the website and in conversations with the Executive Director.

2. Become familiar with American Camp Association (ACA) standards as they pertain to the Standing

Orders for Camp Marshall and the Health Care Protocells.

3. Become familiar with the summer program weeks and program design. Each week will be different,

so it is important to understand the programs and the schedule well before arriving at camp.

Staff Training

4. Successful completion of staff training: Which includes being certified in First Aid/CPR, AED card

5. Inventory: Become familiar with inventory in the Health House. Also, inventory first aid kits located in

and around camp. This includes first aid kits in; the Camp Kitchen, Camp Truck, Waterfront, trip first

aid kit and first aid kits giving to counselors.

6. Order Supplies: Coordinate with the Executive Director the purchase of needed supplies via a town run to Wal-Mart or online via Amazon.

8. Training Peers: During the second week of staff training (If you are volunteering either of those weeks) teach counseling/program staff what you will be doing at Arts and Crafts with an eye towards how staff are to work in the area during program delivery to include, but not limited to: Cultivating conversations with campers around artistic

expression, supporting the classroom environment, feedback to campers as they are working, how to

clean up the class space at the end of every session.

Specific Responsibilities during program weeks:

1) Responsible to keep a written health care plan for camp, including guidelines in the following areas:

a) General routines for camp health care, sanitation, and medical record keeping

b) Provision of medical supplies and equipment

c) Become familiar with COVID protocols including; prevention, response to a potential exposure

including testing, quarantine and contacting families if there has been an exposure.

d) Be familiar with relationships and agreements with medical personnel, hospitals, and providers of emergency

medical care

e) Outlining responsibilities of staff and camp health manager in providing health care

2) Ensures that each camper has signed permission from parent/guardian to seek medical treatment

and communicates with community emergency services as is necessary.

3) Ensures that each camper has a record of their COVID vaccination (unless under the age of five or

have a medical exemption) on record on the camp.

4) Serves as a designated health care manager who is on-site when campers are present, and who

supervises daily medical care including supervising any camper who is placed in the infirmary.

5) Will become familiar with the Camp Marshall standing orders

6) Provides training to program staff in identifying their roles in camp health care, identifying situations

which should be attended to only by certified health personnel, and procedures to be followed when

dealing with medical waste.

7) Keeps daily camp health log and oversees accident reports when professional medical treatment is


8) Serve as the primary contact person with Parent(s)/Guardians regarding health decisions made at


9) Other duties as assigned by the Executive or Program Director.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This includes but is not limited to; (See camp policies for complete list on the web page).

  • A complete job application with references.

  • Signed contract or “letter of agreement”

  • A complete criminal background sex offender registry check

  • Be fully vaccinated for COVID 19 prior to arriving at Camp.


1. Encourage spiritual development in people of all ages; lead staff and campers in forming a community of faith and worship especially with an eye on taking care of ourselves and each other by promoting being healthy in body, mind and spirit.

a. Communicate professionally and effectively with guests, staff, and members of the diocese, orally and in writing.


Minimum Skills:

1) At least 21 years of age and is a licensed physician, physician’s assistant, RN, EMT, or paramedic.

2) Has experience working with children.

3) Willing and able to live within a close camp community.

4) Willing to offer health-care related trainings to camp staff.

5) Ability to plan, carry out, and evaluate health care plans and systems.

6) Willingness to support the mission and ministry of Camp Marshall.


1. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

2. Manage time and prioritize goals without regular supervision.


1. The person hired for this position must be able to:

a. Physically walk around the 27-acre site of Camp Marshall. Physical aspects of the job include the ability to hear, see, and respond to emergencies as they arise on the camp-site.

2. Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering camp programs in a rustic facility, operate with daily exposure to varying weather conditions.

3. Willingness to participate in Day Camps remotely via zoom meetings, that are held in different parts of the Dioceses of Montana.


4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, functions of this job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job, work schedule, and or to require that other different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workloads, equipment breakdowns, are a few examples).

5. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About Camp Marshall

Mission of Camp Marshall:

We are a vital part of the body of Christ, a Church which is loving, growing, vibrant, relevant, and effective. We extend the love of Christ through the sacraments, relationships, and our communities.

Camp Marshall is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Montana. Reflecting the basic principles of the Christian Faith. Camp Marshall provides quality programs and facilities that promote positive character development. All people in the employ of the camp are expected to be familiar with and supportive of the basic polity and practice of The Episcopal Church. Further employment privileges and responsibilities are found in the policy and procedures manual provided each employee

Your Instructor

This summer we will be looking at our Baptismal Covenant.

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