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Summer Day Camp Volunteer

Schneider Haus National Historic Site

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!

Schneider Haus National historic site is a vibrant community space nestled in the heart of downtown Kitchener. The site features the historic house museum and galleries. Visitors can experience timely exhibits, and learn about the connection between our community's past and present.

Provide assistance to staff with the preparation and delivery of children's activities and crafts throughout the summer. Summer Day Camps for children ages 5-11 years run from June 28th through August 30th. Camp Spark is for ages 5-7 and History Mysteries Camp is for ages 8-11.

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: 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 8:15 am - 4:30 pm. Monday to Friday during July and August.

   Contact Information
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Debbie Moxam
519-748-1914 Ext. 3272
Schneider Haus National Historic Site Kitchener, N2G 1W7

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

Phone: 519 742 8610

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