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Volunteer FAQ & Positions

Volunteer Opportunities

  Volunteer Application 

Groups, Day Use Only

The main purpose of this volunteer opportunity is to provide general labor for Zephyr Point. Projects are scheduled in accordance with Zephyr Point priorities. All volunteer groups must provide the following:

  • Email or call Katie Keith to discuss your group’s request to volunteer
  • Have all members of the volunteer group complete and return a Volunteer Application 14 days prior to arrival date,  email it to kkeith@zephyrpoint.org
  • Leaders need to fill out a Volunteer timesheet for the group when on-site
  • If one of our kitchens is serving meals to other groups, we will provide 1 meal (Lunch) for each volunteer at no charge for their day of service
  • If no meals are being served then the group is responsible to provide their own meals.
  • Please contact our Senior Engagement Associate –  Katie Keith for additional information. kkeith@zephyrpoint.org  or 775-588-6759 ext.107
Groups, Housing Needed

Volunteer Groups that need housing may only book outside of peak season (contact Katie to discuss dates)

The main purpose of this volunteer opportunity is to provide general labor for Zephyr Point. Projects are scheduled in accordance with Zephyr Point priorities. All volunteer groups must provide the following:

  • Email or call Katie Keith to discuss your group’s request to volunteer
  • Have all members of the volunteer group complete and return a Volunteer Application 14 days prior to arrival date, email it to kkeith@zephyrpoint.org
  • Leaders need to fill out a Volunteer timesheet for the group when on-site
  • We provide free housing for the incoming night and 1 workday = 1 night of free lodging (assigned by Zephyr Point according to availability)
  • Groups of 15 or more qualify for complimentary use of an appointed conference room (assigned by Zephyr Point according to availability)
  • If one of our kitchens is serving meals to other groups, meals may be an option to purchase at the standard rate with prior notice & should be stated on the contract
  • Please contact our Senior Engagement Associate –  Katie Keith for additional information. kkeith@zephyrpoint.org  or 775-588-6759 ext.107
Summer Camp Nurse Volunteer

The main purpose of this role is to provide care for our Summer camp participants and staff. This is a seasonal volunteer opportunity. Only available during the weeks of our Day Camp program. Volunteers must be available for a full week at a time. Depending on availability multiple weeks may be accommodated.  Volunteers must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a current US Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or Doctor License (Nevada State license not required)
  • Have Current First-aid & CPR training
  • Malpractice insurance (encouraged, not required).
  • Complete and return a Volunteer Application 30 days prior to arrival date, email it to kkeith@zephyrpoint.org
  • Complete and pass the background check process.  Complete form here.
  • Be available to volunteer Monday-Friday 8am – 4pm, but also to be on call for our Summer Staff, should a need arise after hours
  • Volunteers are required to agree to our COVID-19 policy.
  • Volunteers must be fully vaccinated (First two doses of Moderna or Pfizer or 1 dose of J&J plus booster if eligible)
  • We provide housing: depending on the week you will stay in either 1 small cabin with rocks in the path to entry,  1 queen bed in loft & 1 full futon on the main floor or a hotel style room with 2 queen bed, full private bath).
  • We provide 1 meal for you + 1 additional Adult meal (Dinner) Sunday-Friday during your week at no charge as well as a daily food stipend of $30 a day for breakfast and lunch for volunteer only.
  • Please contact our Senior Engagement Associate, Katie Keith, for additional information regarding volunteer eligibility. kkeith@zephyrpoint.org  or 775-588-6759 ext.107
  • Please contact our Program Manager, Kerri Wasko, for additional information about duties and responsibilities during camp. kwasko@zephyrpoint.org or 775-588-6759 ext. 113
Driveway Greeter/Security Volunteer

The main purpose of this role is to help direct traffic entering the property. The goal is to make folks feel welcome while keeping the traffic moving along so the driveway does not get backed up.  Many vehicles enter Zephyr Point simply looking for waterfront access. In these cases, we suggest Zephyr Cove or any nearby beach, then kindly direct them back out the driveway. Entry to Zephyr Point is for authorized guests only.

  • Needed from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend each year
  • Shifts are scheduled in 2-4 hour increments
  • Complete a Volunteer Application and email it to kkeith@zephyrpoint.org
  • A Volunteer nametag will be provided
  • An overview of expected guests and groups will be available at the beginning of each shift
  • Volunteers are required to agree to our COVID-19 policy.
  • Volunteers are required to fill out a volunteer timesheet & turn it in at the end of each shift
  • Please contact our Senior Engagement Associate –  Katie Keith for additional information. kkeith@zephyrpoint.org  or 775-588-6759 ext.107
Skilled Construction Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to assist our Grounds and Facilities department with construction projects. Due to ongoing projects and we are always in need of skilled volunteers. If you have any of the following skills please contact us.

  • Bricklayer/Mason
  • Cabinet Installer
  • Carpenter  (General or finish)
  • Demolition
  • Drywall
  • Electrical
  • Flooring Installer
  • Heating or Cooling Technician
  • Home Builder
  • Professional Painter
  • Plumber
  • Roofer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Tile Installer
Video/Photography/Broadcasting Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to assist all departments in creating & editing photos and video for marketing & social media content. Creating content with OBS for online events. If you have any of the following skills please contact us.

  • Video production & editing
  • OBS Studio (Open Broadcaster Software)
  • Script or Storyboarding
Graphic Design/Website/Social Media Content Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to assist all departments in creating & editing marketing & social media content. Interns & students (18+yrs old) are welcome to apply for this volunteer opportunity, it is a great chance to build your portfolio and add to your resume/experience. If you have any of the following skills please contact us.

  • WordPress Website developer
  • Graphic Design
  • Canva
  • Social Media content creator
  • Journalism or Editing
Data Entry or Grant Research/Writer Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to assist the Development department with daily work. Interns & students (18+yrs old) are welcome to apply for this volunteer opportunity. If you have any of the following skills please contact us.

  • Data Entry/Typing (40+wpm preferred)
  • Grant Research/Writer
  • Author/Storyteller