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Summer RECS Volunteer/Intern - Hays House

Who:  You have a passion for working with youth. You want to gain knowledge and experience in developing a summer RECS program for the residents at Hays.  You are engaged and connected to the community, and want to make use of the resources available. You have a passion for music, art, culture, recreation, education and service learning.

What: Summer RECS Volunteer/Intern will:

  • Design and implement recreation, education and service learning activities for the residents at Hays for 75 days (summer, spring break, winter break, thanksgiving break).
  • Schedule activities for the majority of the day during the summer months
  • Partner with local agencies.
  • Plan other community engagement activities for the residents and their families.
  • Engage the residents in the planning process.

Why: The youth we serve deserve to broaden their minds through activities that get them moving and expand their culture. You could help be a part of that!

Where:  Hays Shelter Home

              7221 Poplar

              Boise, ID 83704

When:          mid May until late August, 9am – 3pm, Monday – Friday.

How: In order to volunteer for this opportunity, you will need to:

  • Be at least 19 years old. 
  • Submit application and resume.
  • Submit to a criminal background check.
  • Attend orientation.
  • Complete service shadowing.
  • Complete interview.
  • Submit to and pass a drug screening and TB test.
  • Comply with all Idaho Youth Ranch Volunteer Policies and Procedures.

Please contact Leslie Morthland, Volunteer Coordinator at 208-972-5540 or to become a part of the promise!

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