Spring Break Camp Assistants at Gordon Head Recreation Centre

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThese camps combine outdoor adventure and a variety of sports. Other activities may include hiking, compass and map reading, shelter building and much more.

If you are 16 years old or older, love working with kids, sports and the outdoors then this is your perfect volunteer experience. They need your help in supervising kids in the water and on the land. You must be very comfortable supervising kids in the water, enjoy playing games, sports, crafts, water fun and much more. They are looking for a volunteer to commit to a whole week between March 10th and 21st.

The key expectations of volunteers are:

Report to the program instructor
Set up pool equipment prior to the kids getting in the pool
Be comfortable in the pool and able to supervise up to 5 children in the water within arm’s reach
Maintain a fun and safe pool environment
Establish a fair play atmosphere
Initiate play with the children
Other related duties as required

Qualifications:

They are looking for friendly volunteers who use their initiative
You must love working with children and being in the water and outdoors
You need to be personable, responsible, flexible and follow directions well
Volunteer must be at least 16 years old
One month’s experience working with children in a related setting
Satisfactory Police Information Check
Satisfactory completion of Child Protection Training (done in-house once you’ve been accepted in this position)
All volunteers and staff must wear closed-toe shoes at ALL times except when on the pool deck

Benefits to volunteering with us:

Give back to your community
Have fun!
Wear your Saanich Recreation t-shirt proudly
Attend our annual Volunteer Recognition event
Receive passes to Saanich Recreation Centres

PLEASE GO TO WWW.VOLUNTEERS.SAANICH.CA TO REGISTER

For more information please contact Laesha Berry
250-475-5502
[email protected]

 

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