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Summer Camp Superstar

Availability 

  • We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a minimum of 100 hours over the summer.  Volunteers must be available for full weeks (Mon-Fri) 8:30am-4:30pm of camp, or volunteers must commit to at least one consistent day a week (minimum) for the duration of camps.
  • Mandatory Orientation  - Saturday June 16th 9:00am-5:00pm  
  • Mandatory camps-specific orientation- June 22nd 5:30-8:30 pm
  • July 3-6, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-August 3, August 7-10, August 13-17 and August 20-24

Position Description

We have an exciting new opportunity this summer at Spark!   You will be able to participate in a Leadership Development program and receive a certificate, all while you gain experience in the education field!   You will be the key support for our camp leaders during TELUS Spark Summer Camps. If you love Science, kids, fun, and are looking for ways to build your resume, this could be the right opportunity for you.

This is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring camp leaders to learn the logistics and responsibilities of camps.  The experience and training provided in Spark camps helps to create a great framework for future camp leaders and educators.  This position is very fun and allows for a variety of skills to be fostered.    

 Key Responsibilities

  • Working directly with Campers from ages 5-12 to help create fun, memorable, and educational experiences
  • Helping camp staff with prepping and cleaning up camp activity materials
  • Assisting with delivery of camp classroom activities
  • Helping Campers complete activities
  • Helping staff supervise Campers in galleries, demos, and Dome shows to ensure a safe camp experience
  • Fostering a positive, energetic camp environment

Skills 

    • A passion for working with children and youth
    • Positive, enthusiastic  and confident individual, capable of motivating others
    • Excellent people and group management skills
    • Previous experience working with children and youth is an asset
    • Previous camp experience is an asset

Requisites

  • Police clearance
  • Mandatory Orientation  - Saturday June 16th 9:00am-5:00pm