2024 French Conversation Circle Summer Camp Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: York Region Educational Services

About York Region Educational Services and this Opportunity:

York Region Educational Services (YRES) is a not-for-profit organization that provides individuals in the vicinity of York Region with free and affordable educational resources in a safe and supportive environment that inspires, motivates, and helps set the foundation for personal growth. Partnering with Markham Public Library, we are thrilled to host French Conversation Circle, a summer camp program for children in Grade 1-4 at the Milliken Mills Library, and we are seeking volunteers that are interested in supporting this program.


Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Assist camp counsellors in leading small-group activities and team-building exercises, when instructed
  • Ensure campers are safe, supervised, and abiding by camp rules at all times
  • Communicate with campers, parents (occasionally), and other staff members
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as required in June
  • Assist with maintaining cleanliness and organization of the campsite
  • Help manage disciplinary issues and conflicts that may arise


Time commitment:

  • Camp runs from Aug 12-16, Monday to Friday
  • There are three shift options: mornings (8:45am to 12:30pm), afternoons (12:30pm to 4:15pm), and full day (8:45am to 4:15pm)
  • Your commitment must be by the week (Monday to Friday), i.e., the whole week of Aug 12-18

There will also be training sessions on Saturdays in late May-June, with in-person sessions at Aaniin Community Centre in June. (More information will be provided in May.)


Camp location: Milliken Mills Library (7600 Kennedy Road, Markham, ON L3R 9S5)


A great candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • Must be 14+ years of age
  • At least 3 months of experience working with children, preferred
  • Ability to motivate children towards learning new skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Self-management skills and the ability to demonstrate responsible, ethical, and professional conduct - YOU are the role model
  • Enthusiasm and passion towards working with children

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurringFalse

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About Idealist.org

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Mission Statement

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sun Aug 11, 2024 - Fri Aug 16, 2024
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

7600 Kennedy RoadMarkham, ON L3R 9S5Canada

(43.84023,-79.30501)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_DAYS

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