Child Life Disaster Relief has opportunities on the local level. We are seeking motivated Certified Child Life Specialist to join local crisis response teams across the nation. We also have opportunities for both CCLS’s and students to assist with research projects and grant writing. Finally, we are gathering information on international organizations and opportunities that might align with CLDR’s mission.

Children’s Disaster Services(CDS) is our partner with opportunities at both the local and national level for both Certified Child Life Specialists and child life students. CDS opportunities require you to become a Certified Volunteer through their disaster training. Once a Certified CDS Volunteer you are eligible to deploy to national and local disasters when requested and available.

Camp Noah is our partner with summer opportunities for both Certified Child Life Specialists and child life students in various areas across the country. Camp Noah is a nationally recognized preparedness and resiliency day camp offered to elementary age children in communities impacted by a disaster or crisis. Paid opportunities are available for Certified Child Life Specialists. Training is provided to all volunteers and paid staff, free of charge.