Austin was a Camp One Step camper from 1984-1996 and started volunteering in 1997. His oncologist was Dr. Edward Baum, the founder of Camp One Step, who encouraged Austin to start coming to camp when he was just 5 years old. Austin has been a counselor for Summer Camp, Winter Camp, Family Camp, White Water Rafting (now Adventure Program), and the Utah Ski Program. He has been involved with the Seabees Leadership Program, both as a facilitator for Summer Camp and as a previous co-director for the program as well as being a Group Leader for Winter Camp. Currently he is one of the Program Directors for the Utah Ski Program and Adventure Program. He has also participated as a board member on camp’s Junior Board for Milwaukee and Chicago, and also volunteers for the Chicago Marathon and Poker fundraising initiatives.