We need you! Barefoot Republic Camp is looking for Christ-followers to serve at our 2013 summer camp. Our volunteers function as counselors, instructors, and support staff. As a volunteer, you are critical in helping our campers experience diversity and community through sports, fine arts and a variety of other camp activities. As role models and mentors for campers, volunteers are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and ethical manner in order to guide campers with love and firmness.
Requires staff training and overnight availability. Republic Leaders will be assigned to a Republic of up to 14 campers and be in charge of facilitating the Bible study and other group discussions throughout the week, along with the help of a counselor. May also assist with specialties and free time. Must be a 8-week intern and a rising sophomore in college or older.
Requires staff training and overnight availability. Counselors will work with a Republic Leader to oversee Republic of up to 14 campers. May also lead or assist with specialties and free time. Must be a rising sophomore in college or older.
CIT (Counselor in Training):
Requires staff training and overnight availability. CIT’s will work with a Republic Leader and Counselor to oversee Republic of up to 14 campers. Will also participate in daily leadership training, preparing them to return as a Counselor in future years. May also lead or assist with specialties and free time. Must be a rising junior in high school or older.
DAY CAMP ASSISTANT:
Requires day camp staff training and no overnight availability is required. Counselors will work with a Republic Leader to oversee Republic of up to 14 campers. May also lead or assist with specialties and free time. Must be a rising freshman in high school or older.
Requires staff training and overnight availability. Support Staff’s primary role is to serve as kitchen staff and help behind the scenes in various ways, including but not limited to activity setup and teardown, administrative office tasks and/or grounds and facilities tasks, or childcare. May also assist with specialties and free time.
Instruct a specialty and/or free time elective (minimum of 2-5 hours/day). Day or overnight availability. Most overnight staff will either be expected to lead or assist with an activity. See below for possible classes.
A variety of internships are available, including Audio, Video, Marketing, Lifeguard, Administrative Office Assistant, Grounds/Facilities Assistant, Kitchen Assistant, Republic Leader, and some of the other above roles depending of staff needs. Please check here if you are interested in serving at camp all 8 weeks in an internship role.
List of classes/electives:
Drawing & Painting
Water Sports (skiing, knee boarding, tubing)
Other needs: Camp nurse, head chef, child care providers, speakers, and worship bands.
How to Volunteer
Download the Intern/Overnight Volunteer application here!
Please keep the final page for your reference. We will ask you some additional questions during your interview.
Or print and mail to:
Barefoot Republic Camp
P.O. Box 40365
Nashville, TN 37204
You will be contacted in order to set up an interview via phone or in person to see where you fit best based on your desires and the camp’s needs. All volunteers must attend a mandatory training session prior to camp.