Volunteer opportunities

and Paid Employment


Looking to Volunteer or work at Irons Homestead?

Summer staff are hired for their experience working with children and teens, interest in teaching youth about the environment and community, ability to model positive community and willingness to take initiative. 

Criminal Background checks are conducted on all staff and volunteers who are on site at the same time as campers.  Forty hours of paid, pre-camp training for all staff includes safety, policies, practical training, trauma informed counseling, systems theory, and behavior management.

Irons Homestead is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity among it staff.


Program Director - paid               Part-time September to May, Full-time June - August           ProgramDirectorDescription

Volunteer nurse, paid Healthcare Manager          Part-time June - August                                HealthCareManagerDescription

Lifeguard - paid                           Part-time May - September

Volunteer cooks, also paid          Part-time year-round.  Full-time July                                       CookDescription

Paid Day Camp Counselors - Full-time June - August                                                                DayCampCounselorDescription 

Paid Overnight Camp Counselors - Full-time July                                                                      OvernightCampCounselorDescription

Volunteer counselors

On-site maintenance

Volunteer program support

Volunteer publicity

Serve on the Outdoor Ministry Committee

Download an application

Please contact Jennifer Geary at 401-710-9478 or jgeary@ricucc.org.

Volunteer Work teams are needed for the following projects:

 Reroof the Pavilion

Reroof the Garage

Build a tent platform

Build Bunk beds

Build Gaga pits

Put up the tents for Summer Camp

Build a lifeguard building at the waterfront

Licensed plumber to do a few minor projects