Every Little Bit Helps!

What Can I do to Help?

As a nonprofit organization, Camp Bon Coeur depends solely on grants, fundraisers, monetary donations, and in-kind contributions and services for all its camp operation.

Donations can be made online or by sending a check or money order to the camp office ~

Camp Bon Coeur

300 Ridge Road Suite K
Lafayette, LA 70506




For more information, contact Executive Director Susannah Craig via email at susannah@heartcamp.com or via phone at 337.233.8437.



Volunteer Positions

If you're looking for ways to give back to heart kids and their families, meet great people and feel good about the work you're doing, we're always looking for volunteers. Check out our open opportunities below to see if they're right for you.

Interested candidates should apply online or contact Susannah at the camp office


Camp Nurses

Our nurses are dedicated to delivering the best health care and nursing intervention. They provide direct care needs of our campers, including routine treatments and procedures, and administering medication. Nurses must complete a background check, provide a copy of their nursing license, commit to at least one 8-hour shift, and complete a physical and TB test prior to camp. Candidates with ACLS or PALS certifications are preferred.


Camp Counselors and Counselors-in-Training (CITs)

Our counselors and CITs are trained to deal with the physical and emotional needs of our campers. In fact, many of our volunteers were campers themselves! Training begins the week prior to camp and includes First Aid and CPR Certification, learning about specific heart conditions, goals and objectives of camp, teambuilding, and how to best serve the children in our care. The amount of time commitment required for this position is two weeks which includes the staff training and summer camp. All counselors and CITs must complete a background check prior to training.



If you have experience with securing funding for organizations by writing grant proposals and providing support materials, we need YOU! Qualifications must include excellent grammar and strong research skills, with preference for those with a bachelor's degree and knowledge of the field.


Event Volunteer

 We always need help at our events!  Our event volunteers are an intrical part of our successful events and fundraising efforts.  Please consider volunteering! We need you, your talents and abilities to keep our programs running!


Office Volunteer

Running day-to-day operations in office can get a little hectic. We can always use help with administrative tasks. All office staff must complete a background check prior to training.


Ready to get started? Apply online today!