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Organization: The Arthritis Society

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 14

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Apr 2, 2018

Description

Volunteer Floater Job Description (Minimum Age of 19)

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, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required).

Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff in running and implementation of daily activities, lending support, where necessary, in order to deliver high quality programs.
▪ Assist in the organization and supervision of campers within the scheduled activities and throughout the day, providing necessary breaks for our camp counsellors.
▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers, participating actively and enthusiastically in 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 of campers in all activities at camp.
▪ Promote and support the mission of The Arthritis Society.

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.
▪ 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
▪ Must be available to work in camp setting, inclusive of cabin lodgment and available 24 hours a day with scheduled breaks.

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:
▪ Give back to the community and influence those living with arthritis.
▪ Use specialized skills and talents while contributing to The Society’s mission.
▪ Enhance and learn new skills.
▪ Build connections and be part of a community.

TO APPLY:
If you are interested in and qualify for this exciting opportunity, please visit http://campcambria.campbrainstaff.com.

For more information, please contact Christine Bilsky, Education Coordinator, at cbilsky@arthritis.ca or 416-979-7228 Ext. 3535.

Contact

Christine Bilsky

416-979-7228

Ext: 3535

cbilsky@arthritis.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON

Details

Good for people interested in: Health Care; Mentoring

You will be working with: Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - None of the above

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Police record check required: Yes

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