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Summer Day Camp Volunteer

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

Region of Waterloo Museums


   About the Position

Impact Statement
Waterloo Region's story spans thousands of years, from First Nation peoples' first connections to this land to European settlement and industrialization, to the vibrant high-tech community of today. Volunteers make history come alive again!

The Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum is the largest community museum in Ontario with a large feature gallery that showcases local and traveling exhibits from around the world, and our permanent gallery which tells the story of Waterloo Region.

Description
Provide assistance to staff with the preparation and delivery of children's activities and crafts throughout the summer. Summer Day Camps for children ages 5-10 years run from June 28th through August 30th. Camp themes will rotate weekly between Curiosity Camp and STEAM Camp.

This is a great opportunity for high school students to accumulate the volunteer hours they need for graduation!
This position is ideal for volunteers who are interested in developing their leadership skills.
Experience working or interacting with children is preferred but not required.


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 15+

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

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Problem Solving, Playing


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteers will always be directly supervised by staff. Position specific training will be provided.
Working Conditions: Camp activities take place indoors and outdoors. Volunteers may need to help set up yard games, craft materials, items for outdoor play, moving tables, chairs, etc. Volunteers must be able to tolerate outdoor summer temperatures and participate in energetic activities for long periods of time.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route


Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Start Date:2024-06-28
End Date:2024-08-30
Weekday - Daytime
Volunteer shifts are available 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Monday to Friday during July and August.

   Contact Information
https://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/exploring-the-region/museums.aspx
Send an Email Message
Debbie Moxam
519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener, N2P 2R7
Kitchener

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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