Volunteer Opportunity

2024 Math Elites + U Summer Camp Volunteer

On-site
Volunteer must be in or near Markham, ON, Canada
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Start Date
July 8, 2024
8:45 AM EDT
End Date
July 12, 2024
4:15 PM EDT
Schedule
Weekdays
Time Commitment
A few days
Recurrence
One time only

Description

2024 Math Elites + U Summer Camp Volunteer

About York Region Educational Services and this Opportunity:

York Region Educational Services (YRES) is a not-for-profit organization that provides individuals in the vicinity of York Region with free or affordable educational resources in a safe and supportive environment that inspires, motivates, and helps set the foundation for personal growth. Partnering with Markham Public Library, we are thrilled to host Math Elites + U camps for children in Grade 1-4 at the Milliken Mills Library, and we are seeking volunteers that are interested in supporting this program. 


Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Assist camp counsellors in leading small-group activities and team-building exercises, when instructed
  • Ensure campers are safe, supervised, and abiding by camp rules at all times
  • Communicate with campers, parents (occasionally), and other staff members
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as required in June
  • Assist with maintaining cleanliness and organization of the campsite  
  • Help manage disciplinary issues and conflicts that may arise


Time commitment:

  • Camp runs from July 8-12, 2024 and July 22-26 from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
  • There are three shift options: mornings (8:45am to 12:30pm), afternoons (12:30pm to 4:15pm), and full day (8:45am to 4:15pm)
  • Your commitment must be by the week (Monday to Friday), e.g., the week of July 8

There will be virtual training sessions in May and in-person training sessions on Saturdays at Aaniin Community Centre in June. More details to be followed in May. 


Camp location: Milliken Mills Library (7600 Kennedy Road, Markham, ON L3R 9S5)


A great candidate for this position will possess the following: 

  • Must be 14+ years of age
  • At least 3 months of experience working with children, preferred
  • Ability to motivate children towards learning new skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Self-management skills and the ability to demonstrate responsible, ethical, and professional conduct – YOU are the role model 
  • Enthusiasm and passion towards working with children 


About York Region Educational Services and this Opportunity:

York Region Educational Services (YRES) is a not-for-profit organization that provides individuals in the vicinity of York Region with free or affordable educational…

Location

On-site

Milliken Mills Library

7600 Kennedy Rd, Markham, ON L3R 9S5, Canada

How to Apply

Volunteers must be of age 14 or above, must be willing to attend Saturday trainings in June, own a laptop with internet access and camera, and acquire a VSC from the regional police upon request (further instructions will be provided during training).

Volunteers must be of age 14 or above, must be willing to attend Saturday trainings in June, own a laptop with internet access and camera, and acquire a VSC from the regional police…

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