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VOLUNTEER 2024 Adventures - July Wave Riders Surf Camp

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If you're new to Jacob's Chance, welcome! We're so glad you're interested in volunteering. No prior experience is required to volunteer! For Surf Camp, we welcome volunteers 12+!

If you are 18+ and have not yet completed a background check with Jacob's Chance, you will be required to complete one before you begin volunteering. Please contact us at programs@jacobschance.org to begin the process!

 

July Wave Riders Surf Camp - Volunteer

 

Registration open through July 6th, or when at capacity

Wave Riders Surf Camp with Jacob's Chance offers multiple opportunities throughout the summer to give youth and young adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, with or without physical disabilities the chance to surf with qualified instructors. As a volunteer, you'll spend time with our participants in the water and on the beach!

Jacob's Chance will provide pizzas on the beach. Gluten Free option will be a house salad. Volunteers and surfers are responsible for their own drinks along with snacks. 

Date: Saturday, July 20th

Participant Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Volunteer Commitment Time: 12:30-4:00pm

Location: Croatan Beach, Virginia Beach (920 Vanderbilt Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451)

Participant Ages: 5-40

Volunteer Ages: 12+

 

*No rain dates will be scheduled for this event*

Volunteer Contact Information

(Knowing how to surf is not required to volunteer)
Beach Buddies are with surfers on the beach while they prepare to have a turn on the surfboard. Beach games will be provided. Surfing Buddies are in the water with surfers. Strong swimmer required.
We cannot guarantee your correct shirt size if you register after June 15th.

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Policy Agreements/Waivers

Jacob’s Chance requires all participants, family members, caregivers, staff, board members, and volunteers to conduct themselves in a safe and respectful manner to help maintain a comfortable, safe, and fun environment. In order to engage in Jacob's Chance programs, everyone must read thoroughly and agree to the terms established by the documents below. 

Jacob's Chance Code of Conduct

Jacob's Chance Program Policies

Jacob's Chance Risk, Media, & Concussion Waivers

Background Check Acknowledgement

If you are 18+ and have not yet completed a background check with Jacob's Chance, you will be required to complete one before you begin volunteering. Please read the attached document thoroughly.

Authorization of Background Investigation