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Camp Odayin is a nonprofit serving young people with heart disease. We’re based in Minnesota, but for the past two summers we have hosted a Residential Camp in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Camp is only $25 for campers to attend and we are supported by volunteer camp counselors, nurses, and cardiologists. Since we’re new to the area, we’re eager to establish relationships with local networks of philanthropic individuals who might be interested in volunteering. 

Camp counselors help create the best five days of the year for Camp Odayin’s campers with heart disease! For five fun, high-energy days of overnight camp, they partner with a co-counselor and nurse, live in a cabin, and supervise a group of 6-8 campers. Counselors have an opportunity to play while participating in activities with children/teens, encouraging growth, and serving as positive role models. We are seeking camp counselors for our Residential Camps in Elkhorn, WI and Crosslake, MN are in particular need of awesome male counselor applicants.

A training session on the Sunday prior to camp and a commitment for the full five-day camp session is required of all volunteers. Please note, all volunteers must be at least 21 years old. Our volunteer staff application and additional information are on our website at Email or call 651.351.9185 with questions.

Minnesota camp application deadline: May 1st / Wisconsin camp application deadline: June 1st

Residential Camp:

            July 8-12 (Grades 1-6) – Crosslake, MN

            July 15-19 (Grades 6-8) – Crosslake, MN

            July 22-26 (Grades 9-11) – Crosslake, MN

            July 29-August 2 (Grades 1-11) – Elkhorn, WI 


Day Camp (9:00am-3:00pm):

August 5-9 (Grades K-3) West St. Paul, MN


The physics learning center is looking for tutors next year for physics 103, 104, 207, and 208. Email Maddie ( for more information! 


The essential duty of a medical scribe is to document patient-physician encounters in the patient's medical chart in real time. Scribes follow physicians to every room and record every aspect of the patient's history, physical exam, and diagnostic assessments and plans. This direct exposure to medicine and the ability to develop professional relationships with physicians is why scribing is such a great experience for pre-professional health students. I have attached a more thorough medical scribe job description with this email.


Shifts times are typically 8 AM - 5 PM. Our program is recruiting for both part-time and full-time positions in the ER and Family Medicine. Locations include Sparta, Onalaska, and La Crosse, WI, as well as West Union and Decorah, IA.


Anyone interested for positions in La Crosse, Onalaska, and Sparta, WI can apply at:


And here are the application links for Decorah and West Union, respectively:


Meriter is looking for volunteers with their HELP program! They have a current need for volunteers on weekends and will also be looking for new members to join their team starting in the late spring and summer months.  Potential new volunteers should know that Meriter would require new volunteers with HELP:


1.        Plan to be in Madison and able to volunteer Summer 2019

2.       Plan to be able to volunteer with HELP at Meriter for 1 year or more

3.       Have a willingness to volunteer weekly(most weeks) for a minimum of  2-3 hours working with elder patients  on mobility, meal assist, activities, and helping to keep them oriented to their environment.

4.       Ability to attend  a  6 -hour HELP orientation on one of the below listed scheduled dates(Exceptions and individual HELP orientation times may be schedule for volunteers that would be willing to take a Saturday or Sunday shift).


Scheduled HELP orientation dates and times:

March 22nd  10am-4PM

April 16th from 2PM-8PM

May 14th from 9am-3PM

May 22nd 9am-3PM


Anyone interested should fill out a volunteer application and background check form online at   Applications for the March HELP orientation would need to be submitted soon.  New volunteers must first complete Meriter general volunteer orientation and meet with employee health prior to attending the HELP specific orientation.


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