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The Arthritis Society

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Tammy Welin
Regional Development Manager, Eastern Ontario
The Arthritis Society

300-885 Meadowlands Dr. E
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2C 3N2

TEL: 613-723-1083

E-mail: twelin@arthritis.ca
Web: arthritis.ca

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Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

The Arthritis Society is a national health charity, fueled by donors and volunteers, with a vision to live in a world where people can be free from the devastating effects that arthritis can have on lives.


www.arthritis.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: The Arthritis Society
POSITION OVERVIEW
The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic transporters to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis.

LOCATION
Camp Cambria is hosted at Camp Kodiak, located North of Parry Sound in McKellar, ON

TIME COMMITMENT
Volunteer Camp Transporters need to be available from August 18, 2019 to August 24, 2019 inclusive (pre-training required).

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
 Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff by transporting staff and/or campers by means of golf cart, as required, to daily activities.
 Transport campers and/or staff to medical facilities when additional care is required.
 Responsible for monitoring and distributing hot and cold packs throughout the day, as necessary.
 Act as a positive role model to staff and campers.
 Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Transporters may be asked to perform various supportive duties, including delivering refreshments to campers and assisting with luggage drop off.
 Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp, including the proper use of golf carts at all times

DESIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
 Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain.
 Valid CPR/First aid training certification.
 Volunteers must be at least 19 years old.
 All drivers must hold at minimum a G1 driver’s license and have experience driving.
 Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification.
 Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting.
 Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.
Location: Camp Kodiak - 200 Kodiak Road, McKellar, ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: The Arthritis Society
Volunteer Floater

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic floaters to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis.

LOCATION
Camp Cambria is hosted at Camp Kodiak, located North of Parry Sound in McKellar, ON

TIME COMMITMENT
Volunteer Camp Floaters need to be available from August 18, 2019 to August 24, 2019 inclusive (pre-training required).

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
 Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff in various ways to contribute to the delivery of a quality camp experience.
 Provide relief breaks for camp counsellors by assist in the organization and supervision of campers during scheduled activities and throughout the day.
 Act as a positive role model to staff and campers, participating actively, enthusiastically and in an inclusive way during all camp activities.
 Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Floaters may also be assigned various administrative and program support duties or provide additional support to transporters and camp counsellors.
 Ensure a high standard of health and safety for all activities at camp.
 Promote and support the mission of the Arthritis Society.

DESIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
 Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain.
 Valid CPR/First aid training certification.
 Volunteer must be 19 years old.
 Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification.
 Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting.
 Passion for working with children of all ages.
 Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.

MAJOR CONTACTS
 An Arthritis Society Staff member will be your main point of contact
 Other volunteers and Arthritis Society staff, including the national volunteer engagement team

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Floaters need to be comfortable working in camp setting, inclusive of cabin lodgment and available 24 hours a day with scheduled breaks.

• All accommodations, meals and transportation to and from camp are incurred by the Society.
Location: Camp Kodiak
200 Kodiak Road
McKellar, ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: The Arthritis Society
The Arthritis Society is looking for volunteers to support the All-in for Arthritis Poker Night on Thursday, March 28, 2019. There are a few different positions available including registration and table hosts. volunteers must be 19 years of age or older. Volunteers should enjoy interacting with attendees and have a sharp attention for details.
Location: 11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Mar 15, 2019