VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Thank you for your yes! 

NEW VOLUNTEERS

 

Volunteer Requirements 

1. Complete the Application

Complete and submit the Online Volunteer ​Application (Note that you must be 18 years old by the first day of camp. There are no exceptions!) Applications can be submitted after Oct 4th. 

 

For all volunteers residing in the USA:

2.  Authorization for Background Check Form

All new volunteers are required to complete the Authorization & Disclosure for Background Check form as required by the Archdiocese of New York. You will need to view and print the form to sign and date it as electronic signatures are not acceptable (if you do not have a Social Security number, include a photocopy of some form of picture ID). Once completed, you can upload it into your forms section of your Camp Veritas (Camp-In-Touch) account, or, if you prefer, you may either: 

a) Email it as an attachment to: veritasvolunteer@gmail.com,

or

b) Mail the signed forms to:

 

Attn: Christie Sherwood

4387 Rustling Woods Drive

Denver, NC 28037

The Authorization & Disclosure for Background Check Form references the Archdiocesan Policy on Background Checks and "A Summary of your Rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act".  This document can be found in your "Forms" section of your Camp Veritas account listed as Archdiocese of NY Background Information Sheet. Also provided for your reference is our Camp Veritas Safe Environment Policy which we strictly adhere to during camp weeks.  

3. Safe Environment Training
All new volunteers are required to have Safe Environment Training. If you have a Virtus or Protecting God’s Children certificate, This is sufficient and you may either Upload in your forms section of your CV account or send it as stated in #2.

If not, please watch the Safer Spaces video. (see below) once completed either Upload the certificate into your forms section or send it in as in #2. YOU MUST COMPLETE BEFORE ARRIVING TO CAMP.


Safer Spaces" video

Follow the instructions on this Archdiocese "Safer Spaces" online link. To complete this online, you will need to answer the following 3 questions to register: 

a. Institution/school is Camp Veritas

b. Employee Type is Volunteer

c. Position is Other-Agency

Once completed, please email  a copy of your certificate to: veritasvolunteer@gmail.com 

4.  Application Approval

Once your application is approved, you will receive an email from our Volunteer Coordinator, Catherine Schembri, welcoming you to the Camp Veritas Staff! (You must have completed the above steps before you can be approved, this includes completely filling out the application).

For the Clongowes Wood College, Ireland Camp:

If you reside in the USA, please follow the instructions above "For volunteers residing in the USA"

*For those residing outside of the USA, you will be sent instructions after you submit the online application. 

RETURNING VOLUNTEERS
 

Complete and submit the Online Volunteer ​Application after 10/4/2022.  When completing your Online Volunteer Application, please review the information for accuracy and update it with the new week selections and your availability as necessary. The Archdiocese of NY requires an Authorization & Disclosure for Background Check Form be resubmitted every seven years. You will be notified by email if this is required. 

VOLUNTEER DOCUMENTS AND LINKS

Archdiocese of New York Background Check form 

Camp-In-Touch Account Login

Link to Archdiocese Safer Spaces Online Training Course (Required in advance)

Suggested Packing List​

Camp Policies

Camp Rules

Camp Veritas Safe Environment Policy

Volunteer Survival Guide

ARRIVAL INFO LETTERS FOR STAFF (Links will be active 30 days prior to each camp session)

IRELAND

MARYLAND

FLORIDA

LAKE CHAMPION

LAKOTA

Are you a volunteer for the IRELAND CAMP wishing to make a donation? (Donations for Ireland Camp only.)

THIS WILL BE WAIVED FOR THE 2023 CAMP VOLUNTEERS UNLESS WE SURPASS OUR VOLUNTEER NEED. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED IF WE NEED YOU TO DONATE TO ATTEND.

 

Volunteers for Ireland Camp who are residents of Ireland or countries other than the United States may make their $100 contribution to Camp Veritas by the following methods:

 

  1. Visit www.campveritas.org, go to the "Donations" page, and make your donation by credit card through Paypal.

  2. Mail a cheque payable to "Ryan Young" with "Volunteer Donation-Ireland Camp" in the memo line to:  Camp Veritas, attn. R. Young, 67 Winter Park Drive, Hopewell Junction, NY, 12533, USA.

  3. Make your donation in cash or cheque payable to "Ryan Young" when you come to Camp Veritas in June.

 

Volunteers for Ireland Camp who are residents of the USA may make their $100 contribution to Camp Veritas by the following methods:

 

  1. Visit www.campveritas.org, go to the "Donations" page, and make your donation by credit card through Paypal.

  2. Mail a check payable to "Camp Veritas" with "Volunteer Donation-Ireland Camp" in the memo line to: Camp Veritas, attn. R. Young, 67 Winter Park Drive, Hopewell Junction, NY, 12533. NOTE for  American citizens: All items relating to Camp Veritas, including this contribution, travel expenses, etc. may be tax deductible.  Please consult with your accountant.