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Volunteer Transporter - Camp Cambria

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Organization: The Arthritis Society

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 14

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Jun 28, 2019

Description

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.

Contact

Christine Bilsky

4169797228

Ext: 3535

cbilsky@arthritis.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Camp Kodiak - 200 Kodiak Road, McKellar, ON

Details

Good for people interested in: Health Care; Event planning and participation; Arts, Crafts and Photography; Mentoring

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
VOLUNTEER BENEFITS

 Develop transferable skills related to leadership and program coordination
 Develop time-management and communications skills
 Give back to the community and impact those living with arthritis
 Use and develop specialized skills and talents while contributing to the Society’s mission
 Build connections and be part of a community
 A letter of reference can be provided at the completion of the volunteer term
Organization category: Health

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Youth 16-24

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Police record check required: Yes

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