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About the Position
Position # 3870
OrganizationYMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island
Position Camp Thunderbird Volunteer - Camp Thunderbird
Impact Statement To work together to enhance individual and community potential through participation, learning and leadership.
Description What you will be doing:

Volunteer Program Assistants work in pairs and are responsible for meeting the emotional, physical and safety needs of a group of up to 10 campers, age 5-15.
hese skills yet? Not to worry… we will train you•
Live in rustic cabins or yurts with a co-counsellor and the camper group.

Planning and delivering group programs, enthusiastically leading campers in all activities and camp-wide games and provide for the individual and group needs of children, up to 24 hours/day.

Managing group dynamics and behaviour of the group to ensure all campers feel supported, safe, and included.
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Training Details Qualifications:

Current Standard First Aid with CPR C

Current Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard is a strong asset

Completed Grade 11

A clean Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is required (prior to start date – not required at the application stage)

Current Wilderness First Aid an asset

Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rock Climbing certifications an asset (training provided)
Working Conditions You'll be part of a tight-knit and caring team.

You'll lead activities, teach skills, facilitate safety, build community, and promote inclusion.

You’ll also get:

staff special events such as evening socials (build your own sundae, nacho night etc.)

excellent food including: bottomless salad bar at lunch and dinner (breakfast bar too); homemade pizza, chili, curry, burgers, and more; dessert after every dinner, evening snacks.

free membership to the YMCA-YWCA gym and pool facilities.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s) Public and Media Relations, Empathy, Adaptability, Respect, Ethical Framework, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://vancouverislandy.com/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Dina Correale
Phone 2503867511
Address 1314 Lakepoint Way Victoria, V9B 0S2
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