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Past volunteers have done everything from working security shifts at summer music festivals, to teaching drums at camp and photographing our End-of-Camp Extravaganza performance. Whatever your talents, chances are there’s 
a niche for you at Girls Rock! Chicago.

There are three primary, week-long positions that volunteers fill during camp week: counselors, band coaches, and instrument teachers. Each plays a vital role and we ask 
that you only apply to these positions if you are serious 
about making a commitment to the entire week of camp.

Can’t be there all week? There are also multiple part-time positions available including everything from snack delivery 
to presenting hour-long workshops.

Please contact our Program Coordinator, Jess LeMaster, if you’re interested in presenting a workshop: jess@girlsrockchicago.org.

Girls Rock! Chicago welcomes all volunteers who are women, transgender (of any identity), and/or gender non-conforming, to apply for camp-week positions. We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone, as well as educating staff, volunteers, and community members in order to create an inclusive environment for all. Positions outside of camp week are open to everyone.

To be considered for a camp week volunteer role, all applicants must:

Participate

in a brief interview with a GR!C staff member

Attend

a mandatory Volunteer Orientation session

Review

the Volunteer Manual

Complete

the CPS volunteer application, a fingerprint background check & a TB test

Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

If you can’t commit to camp week itself, don’t worry—we still need you! Whether you can help spread the gospel of GR!C from behind a booth at a music festival, or just showing up to support the girls when they rock out at their End-of-Camp Performance Extravaganza, we truly value your support. Email volunteer@girlsrockchicago.org anytime to see what’s coming up and find out how we can use your help. We’ll also love you if can donate gear (new or used); donate T-shirts, art supplies or other crafty gems for camp-week activities; host a benefit show, or a fundraising event at your place of business; or just make a donation in any amount — because every 
dollar counts!

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