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Summer Camp Volunteer

Day Camps/ Underground Studio Makerspace Camps


   About the Position

Impact Statement
THEMUSEUM is looking for creative, enthusiastic, and energetic volunteers to assist with our 2022 Summer Day Camps and Underground Studio MakerSpace Camps. This year’s Summer Camps focus on a range of themes such as space, aerodynamics, animals, film/tv, and the five senses.

Main Responsibilities:
-Aid with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and maker projects
-Assist with preparation of recreational activities, games, and songs
-Ensure the care, safety, and security of campers
-Provide exceptional visitor experience and customer service
-Foster an inclusive and respectful environment for all campers
-Join camp leaders in walking campers to the park to stay safe and have fun
-Working as part of a team, collaborating with Camp Leaders, fellow volunteers, and co-op students
-Other duties as required

-Passion for working with children
-Experience working in a customer service environment
-Effective communication skills

Position Requirements:
-A valid police background check (Vulnerable Sector) if over 18 years old
-Students under 18 years old will require two references (one professional, one character)

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 14+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Technology, Heritage/Museum

Skill(s): Customer Service, Verbal Communication, Problem Solving, Maintaining Equipment, Creating

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Interview, orientation, and training to be scheduled after individual applies.
Working Conditions: -Time spent actively listening
-Must be comfortable standing/walking for periods of time
-Must be able to lift a minimum of 10lbs
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Start Date:2022-06-18
End Date:2022-09-05
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
3 hours per week, weekdays or weekends, available for the duration of summer camps (June 18, 2022 – September 5, 2023).

   Contact Information
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Kyla Wright
519-749-9387 Ext. 221
10 King Street West Kitchener, N2G 1A3

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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