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Camp Transporter - Camp Cambria


  • WHERE
    Toronto, ON
  • WHEN
    August 19 - 25, 2018

DESCRIPTION

The Arthritis Society is excited to announce the return of Camp Cambria, the first summer camp in Ontario for children and youth living with arthritis. Camp Cambria is a 5-night sleepaway camp, FREE for children ages 8-17 living with arthritis and can accommodate up to 140 campers.

Volunteer Transporter Job Description (Minimum Age of 19)

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic TRANSPORTERS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required). Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff by transporting staff and/or campers by means of golf cart, as required, to daily activities.

▪ Transport campers and/or staff to medical facilities when additional care is required.

▪ Responsible for monitoring and distributing hot and cold packs throughout the day, as necessary.

▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers.

▪ Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Transporters may be asked to perform various supportive duties, including delivering refreshments to campers and assisting with luggage drop off.

▪ Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp, including the proper use of golf carts at all times.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

▪ Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain.

▪ Valid CPR/First aid training certification.

▪ All drivers must hold at minimum a G1 driver’s license and have experience driving.

▪ Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification

▪ Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting

▪ Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

▪ Must be available to work in camp setting, inclusive of cabin lodgment and available 24 hours a day with scheduled breaks.

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:

▪ Give back to the community and influence those living with arthritis.

▪ Use specialized skills and talents while contributing to The Society’s mission.

▪ Enhance and learn new skills. ▪ Build connections and be part of a community.

TO APPLY: If you are interested in and qualify for this exciting opportunity, please visit http://campcambria.campbrainstaff.com. For more information, please contact Christine Bilsky, Education Coordinator, at cbilsky@arthritis.ca or 416-979-7228 Ext. 3535.

Who You'll be Assisting

The Arthritis Society

The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years. Dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis, The Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing education, programs and support to the over 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis. Since its founding in 1948, The Society has been the largest non-government funder of arthritis research in Canada, investing over $195 million in projects that have led to breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with arthritis. The Arthritis Society is accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program. For more information and to make a donation, visit www.arthritis.ca.


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Who You'll be Assisting

The Arthritis Society

The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years. Dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis, The Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing education, programs and support to the over 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis. Since its founding in 1948, The Society has been the largest non-government funder of arthritis research in Canada, investing over $195 million in projects that have led to breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with arthritis. The Arthritis Society is accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program. For more information and to make a donation, visit www.arthritis.ca.