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Camp Floater - Camp Cambria

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Organisme: The Arthritis Society

Engagement: Court terme moins de 6 mois

Disponibilité: Soirées; Journées

Langue préférée: Anglais

Nombre de postes disponibles: 10

Endroit: Flexible

Date limite: 28 juin 2019

Description

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.

Contact

Christine Bilsky

4169797228

Ext: 3535

cbilsky@arthritis.ca

Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat
Camp Kodiak
200 Kodiak Road
McKellar, ON

Détails

Bon pour les personnes intéressées par: Soins de santé; Event planning and participation; Arts, Crafts and Photography; Mentorat

Vous allez travailler avec: Jeunes (16-18 ans); Jeunes (11-15 ans); Enfants (0-10 ans)

Comment cette occasion de bénévolat vous bénéficier?
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

Catégorie de l'organisme: Santé

Bénévoles - considérations

Le temps qu'il faudra pour communiquer avec les candidats - 1-6 jours

Cette position serait formidable pour - Des jeunes entre 16 et 24 ans; Des groupes

Vérification des antécédents en vue d'un travail auprès de personnes vulnérables exigée: oui

Vérification de casier judiciaire exigée: oui

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