Summer Camp Volunteer

(Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities)

Position ID: V-HVC0114 Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSharon Hutchinson, Recreation Programmer - Child, Youth & Family, Parks & Recreation, City of Burlington; Phone: 905-335-7720 ext 6439; Email:
DutiesHelp participants of different ages integrate into our great Summer Camps. Assist in leading games, songs, crafts, sports, swimming, and on our off site trips!
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BenefitsLeadership Skills 
ClientsParticipants with disabilities of various ages. Special needs children. Participants that may require assistance integrating into a group.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community Outreach ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Working with Children ; Some knowledge of swimming & sports. Empathy. Able to see ability. Comfortable with those who have a disability. Enthusiasm.
Commitment LengthShort Term - Seasonal commitment ; We ask for a one week commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours35 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm. Minimum commitment of one week.
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
LocationTansley Woods - 1996 Itabashi Way, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 7 individual(s) 
7 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice check  
Vulnerable Sector's screening required if over 18.
Start DateOn or after 02 Jul 2019
End Date23 Aug 2019
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Organization NameBurlington. Parks and Recreation, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities
Office Phone905-335-7600
Toll Free Phone1-877-213-3609
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Addressc/o Youth Programs 
PO Box 5013 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6