FUTURES "Amazing Race" Camp Volunteer

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0397 Last Full Update: 12 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactClara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteers, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca
DutiesThe Futures Amazing Race is a 3 week program for youth ages 14-17 and 2 week program for youth ages 10-14. The program is going to be an exciting way to show and teach our youth valuable life skills in a fun and hands-on way.  
 
Youth are divided into teams to work together and meet the challenges set out each day. It will be up to the youth to problem solve to win the RACE. The race is part of the whole camp experience and each day youth have the opportunity to win points and prizes as they complete each task and get closer to the final challenge.  
 
The race includes trip to Toronto, Hamilton and Burlington. Volunteers join our specially trained counsellors and assist in all areas of the camp program. Energy, patience, and a keen sense of humour are the key qualifications for this role. This position is especially rewarding for students who are thinking of a career in social work or teaching.
More Info Linkhaltoncas.ca
BenefitsReimburse expenses
ClientsClients and children in the care of Halton Children's Aid Society
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child Care ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Friend / Penpal ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Working with Children ; Experience in supervising and entertaining children.
Commitment LengthShort Term ; 3 months
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours10 (Total)
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: (Some weekends)
SeasonsSummer
LocationBurlington, Toronto
Number of PositionsBurlington: 12 individual(s) 
 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Car preferred
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 905-333-4441
Toll Free Phone1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)
Fax905-333-1844
Websitewww.HaltonCAS.ca
Address & Map
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
 
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