Summer Camp Volunteers 2024 - VBS/Coding Camp (July)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver

The aim of our Summer Camp is simple: To welcome neighbours into a community of hope by providing a positive experience for our campers. Specifically, you will be volunteering for a VBS/Coding Camp for children aged 7 - 12.

This is a perfect opportunity for you to gain volunteering hours, meet new friends, and impact a child's life through the experiences you foster.

Shifts Available:

  1. VBS Camp: July 8-12, 2024 (from 8:30AM - 4PM).
  2. Coding Camps: July 15-19 and July 22-26, 2024 (from 8:30AM - 4PM).

Time Commitment: A minimum commitment of 1 week working full days (8:30am - 4:00pm) is required, and 1 week (3 hours a day) for camp preparation before camp starts.

Location: The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver (3213 Fraser Street)

Main Responsibilities:

  • General supervision, head counts, and safety checks of camp participants.
  • Assist Youth & Families Coordinator with set-up, facilitation, and clean-up for games, activities, and lessons.
  • Participate in all camp-specific activities, including recreational games and sports.
  • Provide a safe and welcoming camp environment to camp participants.
  • Maintain a high level of respect and professionalism when interacting with camp participants, parents, instructors, volunteers, and camp administration.
  • Work collaboratively with other volunteers to lead games and divide camp responsibilities.
  • Effectively communicate absences and tardiness with camp administration and instructors.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures set out by camp administration.
  • Additional duties as directed by the camp administration.

Requirements

  • Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Able to communicate in English
  • At least 15 years old by the beginning of the summer
  • A Criminal Record Check (free of charge) will be required

Qualifications

  • A desire to work in a positive environment with children.
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Flexibility and willingness to try new activities

Training and Supervision: Our Youth & Families Coordinator, Neisy Castillo, will provide volunteers with training specific to this role.

How to Apply: Please send an email to Community Engagement/Volunteer Coordinator Bernice ( Bernice.Chiu@salvationarmy.ca) and Amina ( Amina.Abdrazakova@salvationarmy.ca). They will follow up with you on the interview and the required volunteer registration procedure.

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Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3213 Fraser StreetVancouver, BC V5V 4B8Canada

(49.25613,-123.0901)
 

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