Our Mission
About the Position
Position #: 1850
OrganizationSaanich Recreation
Position: Eco Camp Assistant - Eco Daycamp
Location: Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Lambrick Way, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Saanich Recreation Volunteers: Meaningful, not menial.

Saanich Parks and Recreation: We create opportunities that enrich the community, sustain quality environments and support healthy lifestyles.
Description: This combo camp combines outdoor adventure and a variety of sports. Other activities may include hiking, compass and map reading, shelter building and much more. Don’t miss this ultimate fun!

If you love working with kids, sports and the outdoors then this is your perfect volunteer experience. We 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 with the kids this spring break!

We're looking for a volunteer to commit to a whole week.

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.
Training Details: Satisfactory completion of Child Protection Training (done in-house once you've been accepted in this position).
Working Conditions: Qualifications:

We're 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.

We also expect:

Volunteer must be at least 16 years old.
One month’s experience working with children in a related setting.
Satisfactory Police Information Check.

ALL volunteers MUST have reached an intermediate level of English, as per the definition at www.londonschool.com/level-scale
All of our volunteers and staff must wear closed-two shoes at ALL times except when on the pool deck. You will need your own swim suit, towel and deck shoes.

Women: You must wear a one-piece swim suit.

Men: You must wear a “board- shorts” type swim suit.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Monday to Thursday 8:45am-12:15pm
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Gardening/Environment, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Stewardship, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/parks-recreation-culture/community-recreation-services/volunteer-with-saanich-recreation.html
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Gaileen Flaman
Phone: 250-475-5502
Address: 770 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W7


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