Volunteer Opportunity Details

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Southeastern Day Camp Representative

Starts: Feb 29, 2024
Location: Online Opportunity


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The purpose of the Day Camp representative is to create a system in which day camps and the professionals within those spaces are provided with resources and networking opportunities, creating a community of support, and facilitating professional development among day camp professionals.


  • Currently working in a day camp setting
  • A member of ACA


  • Knowledge of day camp issues and professional development needs (i.e., organizational structure, facilities, staffing, front-line staff, support staff, executive staff, programmatic staff, etc.)
  • With the support of ACA staff, have a basic understanding of day camp regulations within ACA, Southeastern. 
  • Ability to connect and engage with day camp professionals throughout ACA, Southeastern.

Participation Includes

  • Serve on the Local Council of Leaders (LCOL). Attend all LCOL and committee meetings and functions (in person, via phone and/or electronically) and be prepared to contribute effectively.
  • Actively represent day camp perspectives in role as an LCOL member.
  • Review agenda and supporting materials prior to LCOL and committee meetings.
  • Serve on committees and offer to take on special assignments as needed.
  • Contribute to LCOL annual planning process and implementing of ACA, Southeastern office goals.
  • Serve as an ambassador for ACA. Promote camp and the camp profession by sharing ACA resources and membership opportunities with others.
  • Staying aware of day camp challenges and opportunities within the ACA, Southeastern field office.
  • Follow conflict of interest and confidentiality policies.


  • Serve as the day camp liaison and provide 2-way communication to ACA Staff about emerging issues.
  • Collaborate with other members of the LCOL to ensure day camp representation.
  • Support the creation of messaging and marketing materials to ensure they help day camps see the value of ACA events and resources.
  • Support the recruitment of day camp committee members, when needed.
  • Provide assistance to ACA and LCOL initiatives as needed.
  • Share information about ACA with potential new members/camps to ACA.

Time Commitment

The day camp Representative commits to:

·       Serve a two-year term. May serve a total of six years.

·       Attend 1 in-person and 3 Virtual Local Council of Leaders meetings. 


ACA Southeastern

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary




Vincent Irving

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