Esquimalt Parks and Recreation

Volunteer Opportunities - Assistant Instructor - Kids Drawing, Storymaking & Comics classes

Esquimalt Recreation is looking for an assistant art instructor for our Sunday morning kids Drawing, Storymaking & Comics classes. The ideal volunteer enjoys working with kids 5-12 yrs, has an interest in creative arts, and works well in a lively environment. The volunteer shift is Sundays 9:15-11:45am. Classes take place 9:30-10:15am (5-7yr olds) & 10:30-11:30am (8-12 yr olds).

Volunteer duties include:

  • Assisting the instructor with all tasks related to providing creative arts instruction to kids and youth. This includes instructing, coaching and mentoring students during class, engaging in all activities & games and fostering an inclusive and empowering environment for participants

  • Assisting with class set-up and clean-up

  • Communicating with the instructor and delivering information to parents and students

The volunteer will be expected to be punctual, appropriately dressed, and able to spend the shift electronics-free.



To apply, please contact:

Gillian Rowan, Arts & Culture Programmer, Esquimalt Recreation





Class details:


Drawing, Storybooks & Comics

Unleash your imagination with these creative drawing & storytelling classes! Drawing basics such as proportion, perspective, shape, colour and shadow will be covered; story development skills will also be included. Create your own characters & setting in 3-D using modelling clay & explore story development through games & activities, and tell your stories on paper. Students may create a multi-page story or one-page ideas. Classes do not take place on long weekends.

Junior (5-7 yrs)
Sun Apr 9-May 15 9:30-10:30am  (no class Apr 16)
Sun May 28-Jun 25 9:30-10:30am 
Senior (8-12 yrs)
Sun Apr 9-May 14 10:45-11:45am  (no class Apr 16
Sun May 28-Jun 25 10:45-11:45am  

Qualifications Required

  • Criminal Record Check Must be Mandatory to Volunteer

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Sunday, April 09, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, April 30, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, May 07, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, May 14, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, May 28, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, June 04, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, June 11, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM
Sunday, June 25, 2017 9:15 AM 11:45 AM

Mission Statement

Working in partnership with our residents, organizations and other municipalities, to develop a healthy and active community by ensuring access to recreation, parks and community development programs and services.


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