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Camps Superstar

Applications due March 25
Interviews take place March 27 and 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Position Description

Camps Superstars are a key support for our staff leaders during TELUS Spark Camps. As a Camps Superstar, you are primarily responsible for helping to create safe, fun, and educational experiences for campers. If you love science, kids, fun, and are looking for ways to build your resume, this could be the right position for you!

This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring camp leaders to learn about and assist with camps logistics. The experience and training provided by Spark camps help to create a great foundation for future camp leaders and educators. As a camps volunteer, you will develop a wide variety of skills and have a great deal of fun!

Availability 

  • Spring Camps dates: Mar 25-29
  • Day Camps dates: Apr 22 and 23, May 17
  • Shifts run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Commitment: 3 or more days for week-long camps
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Mandatory camps training: TBD

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating fun, memorable, and educational experiences for campers age 5-12
  • Prepping and cleaning up camp activity materials
  • Assisting with delivery of camp classroom activities
  • Engaging campers during activities
  • Supervising campers in galleries, demos, and Dome shows to ensure a safe camp experience for everyone
  • Fostering a positive and energetic environment

Desired Skills and Qualifications

This position is best suited for someone who:

  • Is passionate about working with children and youth
  • Is positive, enthusiastic, and confident; capable of engaging and motivating others
  • Has excellent people and group management skills
  • Has valid First Aid/CPR certification (a strong asset)
  • Has previous experience working with children and youth (an asset)
  • Has previous camp experience (an asset)

Requisites

  • Current police check
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Mandatory camps training: TBD