Get Involved

Volunteers are the heart of our organization. We count on your help in many ways! Montana Youth Diabetes Alliance has many volunteer roles to choose from, with a variety of positions, time commitments, and locations. The 150+ volunteers from around the state and from all backgrounds and professions make it possible to educate, empower and inspire children living with type 1 diabetes.

Volunteer Qualifications

Volunteer staff for Camp MYDA overnight camp programs must meet the following requirements:

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  • At least 18 years old

  • Pass a state and federal background check

  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors in a camp setting

  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

  • Ability to be a positive member of a staff team

  • Commitment to attend the entire week of camp

  • Commitment to attend pre-camp training and orientation

  • Possess the strength and endurance required to maintain consistent supervision of campers for the 4.5 day resident camping experience

  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activities of camp programs

Camp Volunteers

Our many programs have volunteer opportunities from arts and crafts to cabin counselors to logistics. We also seek medical staff to bring their skills and healthy attitude to our staff community.

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Year-Round Volunteers

There’s plenty to help with throughout the year! We always need people to assist in a multitude of things. Every day has new items to tackle! We’re always looking for people to join committees to assist with community involvement events such as our Family Retreat & fundraising events.