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Position: Junior and Assistant March Break Camp Counsellors
Organization: Evergreen
Location: Evergreen Brick Works, Bayview Avenue, Downtown Toronto, Ontario

Dates: March 12th - March 16th, 2018
and/or March 19th - March 23rd

Help city kids connect to nature at Evergreen’s March Break Camp!

Junior and Assistant Camp Counsellors work alongside camp staff to lead outdoor educational (and fun) programming for campers aged 6-12 years in discovering nature in the city. Activities include urban-outdoor exploration, cooking, building, wild-crafting and interactive outdoor games and activities.

Junior and Assistant Camp Counsellors help lead groups of children, prepare for activities, over-see programs and ensure all campers are having a good time discovering the green side of the city.

You'll like this role if you:

  • Enjoy and have recent experience working with children.
  • Are comfortable leading a group, facilitating games/activities and are familiar with the basic aspects of nature and ecology.
  • Love working outside and are a reliable team player. Outdoor/environmental education and first aid training is an asset but not required.
  • Applicants 15 years old, can apply for the Junior Assistant Camp Counsellor position.
  • Applicants 16 years old and older, can apply for the Assistant Camp Counsellor

When & where: March Break Camp takes place at Evergreen Brick Works (EBW), 550 Bayview Ave, with programming happening both on-site and in the adjacent City of Toronto park.

Junior and Assistant Camp Counsellors must commit to the full week, Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16 | 8:30am-4:30pm AND/OR Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23 | 8:30am-4:30pm

How we’ll support you: There will be a *mandatory training session on Saturday, March 10 | 10am-3pm* with additional field and program training happening on the job from staff and experienced volunteers. Training includes program overview, safety protocols and game/activity facilitation. All volunteers will receive an Evergreen orientation package.

Perks: You’ll get to work with kids outside and learn more about nature-based education. You’ll inspire young minds and be part of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers. Certificates recognizing the achievement of outdoor education skills will be provided, along with an Evergreen t-shirt!

Good to know:

  • Prospective volunteers will be contacted for a phone interview.
  • Successful candidates are required to have an acceptable Police Records Check (We help you with this).
  • Evergreen runs a free shuttle bus from Broadview Station and Castle Frank is a short walk from EBW.
  • March Break camp runs rain or shine, and even snow, so be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
  • There is an opportunity to support the extended care program from 3:30-5:30pm.

If this sounds like you:

Click here to apply for the Junior Assistant Camp Counsellor position (15 years old only)! Click on the green "Fill in an application" button, at the top right area of the screen. Fill out your profile to include as much information as possible. Be sure to include information about why you want to volunteer, any relevant experience with children, camps or the outdoors. Also, please make sure to upload a current resume, including the name of one reference. Your reference can be an employer, teacher or volunteer supervisor who we will be calling. Once you've completed your profile, return to the link above and click "Sign up" to apply to this role.

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Click here to apply for the Assistant Camp Counsellor position (16 years and older)! Click on the green "Fill in an application" button, at the top right area of the screen. Fill out your profile to include as much information as possible. Be sure to include information about why you want to volunteer, any relevant experience with children, camps or the outdoors. Also, please make sure to upload a current resume, including the name of one reference. Your reference can be an employer, teacher or volunteer supervisor who we will be calling. Once you've completed your profile, return to the link above and click "Sign up" to apply to this role.

If you already have a volunteer profile with us, please login with your username and password at http://www.myvolunteerpage.com. Click on the "Opportunities" tab and then scroll down to find "Toronto-Evergreen Brick Works- Children-Camp" and then click on "Junior Assistant Camp Counsellor" or "Assistant Camp Counsellor". Be sure to update your profile with any relevant information, including a resume and reference for us to contact.

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Numéro : 44045       Date publiée sur GoodWork.ca: Feb 7 2018