Volunteer Floater

(Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division)

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Position ID: V-MID0703 Last Modified: 12 Dec 2017 Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactChristine Bilsky, Education Coordinator, The Arthritis Society; Phone: 416-979-7228 ext 3535; Email: cbilsky@arthritis.ca
DutiesVolunteer 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. 
▪ 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.
More Info Linkhttps://campcambria.campbrainstaff.com/
▪ 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.
Clients140 campers between the ages of 8-17 living with childhood arthritis.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestChild Care ; Personal Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth & Activity Camp Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; First Aid ; Leadership ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - August 19th, 2018 - August 25th, 2018
Interaction LevelLarge Group - 140 campers
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationCamp Kodiak (located in McKellar, Ontario)
Number of PositionsMckellar 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
Application Deadline01 May 2018
CostFree accommodations, food and travel.
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 19 Aug 2018
End Date25 Aug 2018
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Organization NameArthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division