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Summer Camp Volunteer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Summer Camp Volunteer
Date Posted: Friday, March 24, 2023
Organization Name: Town of Orangeville
Organization Contact: Nicole Desaulniers
519-940-9092 ext. 4131
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Volunteer to complete high school requirement, gain valuable skills and experience leading children and programs. Open doors for future employment opportunities.
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Youth
Duties / Roles / Activities: - Provide fun, safe and healthy experiences for children in the program

- Exhibit positive and professional behaviour with all participants, parents and co-workers

- Provide daily support to Camp Coordinator, Assistant Coordinators of Summer Camps and Counsellors

- Acknowledge role as a leader within the day camp program by modeling appropriate behaviour, acting as a good role model and maintaining a positive attitude

- Participate fully and assist staff in the implementation of camp activities

- Assist with monitoring child interaction and provide guidance to ensure the well-being of campers in consultation with the Camp Counsellors

- Assist camp staff in the implementation of camp activities and clean-up
- Assist in maintaining safety and cleanliness of the camp environments

- Comply with all expectations outlined in training, including all associated training documents

- Lead one game and one song with the assistance of the Camp Counsellors, per week of volunteer placement

- Summer camp settings may include various conditions: outdoor environments, indoor spaces, lakes, swimming pools, skating rinks, field trips, and park settings

** MUST be able to attend mandatory training on June 17th 2023, 9:00am - 2:00pm **
Sample Tasks: - Leading games, crafts, and other activities,

- Help children transition to activities

- Help supervise children and encourage their participation, inclusion, and sense of belonging

- Help with clean-up and set-up
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: One Time Event (several hours to several days for a particular initiative which is time limited)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Friday, June 9, 2023
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Sports / Recreation / Leisure / Coaching
  • Arts / Creative Activities / Design
Skills / Experience: Fill out application - email Nicole at or pick up and drop off your application from Alder Recreation Center on 275 Alder St or Tony Rose Memorial Center located on 6 Northmen Way.

Volunteers can volunteer for 1 week or multiple, depending on individual goals! Choose what camp you'd like to work in - this depends on what we are offering on the week you indicate.
We run camps at Alder, Tony Rose, and Island Lake
Hours for volunteers will be Monday-Friday 9:00-4:30pm
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