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Tina Medina

Volunteer

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Tina Medina, Volunteer

When not at Camp I am a: mother, wife, and artist

Volunteer at Roundup River Ranch since: 2017

Favorite Camp Activity: Art

In what volunteer role(s) do you serve at Roundup River Ranch? I volunteer my time as an artist to create art pieces for Camp and special events. 

Why do you think it is important to provide camp experiences to children with serious illnesses? It is important because children with serious illnesses need a space where they can be children, be creative, and have fun and not worry about the everyday stress of having an illness. 
          
How do you feel your volunteer time has made a difference to Roundup River Ranch campers? I hope my work brings smiles to the campers faces and fills them with joy.

What motivates you to volunteer at Roundup River Ranch? I love being creative, and  sharing that passion fills my heart.

What is your favorite memory as a Roundup River Ranch volunteer? Creating a larger- than-life coloring book page illustrating camp activities on a canvas. 

How has your Roundup River Ranch volunteer experience impacted your life? Being given the opportunity to be creative fulfills me and anytime I can share that with someone I feel so impactful.

Why would you encourage others to volunteer at camp? Volunteering is just a good energy exchange. Being selfless and giving back will improve your life and those you help. 

What would you like to say to those who may be interested in volunteering at Roundup River Ranch? The staff and other volunteers at Roundup River Ranch are amazing, friendly, and inspiring. Working with them is an outstanding experience. 

Our volunteers and counselors are first and foremost our campers’ cheerleaders. 

The application period for the 2018 Camp Season is now open! We look forward to camp sessions filled with AMAZING volunteers like you.

We are so excited that you are interested in being a part of the magic of Roundup River Ranch. Please review the following information to familiarize yourself with the Volunteer Application Process before you begin your application. 

Volunteer Qualifications:

  • Must be 19 years of age or older
  • Complete the Volunteer application
  • Three references
  • New Volunteer interview or Returning Volunteer check-in

Volunteer Requirements:

Once confirmed, New and Returning Volunteers will receive access to their CampSite Staff Dashboard (currently under construction) to complete the volunteer requirements. Returning Volunteers must update their records yearly. The Volunteer Contract is contingent upon the full completion of the following:     

  1. Medical Requirements:
    a. Health History Form
    b. Healthcare Form (must be updated every 2 years)
    c. TB/PPD Skin Test Results. Volunteers must update if they are determined to be at high risk.
    d. Immunization record documentation and dates
    • MMR
    • Tdap/td (must be up-to-date)
    • Varicella or date of illness
    • Hep. B or waiver
    • Hep. A (recommended for all and required for Kitchen Volunteers)
    • Current Flu Season Vaccination
  2. Background Checks (3): Yearly criminal background check, Fingerprint criminal background check, and CDHS background inquiry check
  3. Agreements and Policies - Sign off and acknowledge our policies and agreements. 
  4. Attend Volunteer Orientation 

If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Team at Volunteer@RoundupRiverRanch.org.