YMCA of Greater Saint John


Day Camp Program Volunteer - Various Locations in the Greater Saint John Area

Location:Millidgeville Community Centre, Quispamsis Community Centre, Saint John Regional Y, West Side - St. Mark's Church, Early Learning Centre, Forest Glen Community Centre
Status:accepting
Type of Position:Volunteer - Assistance appreciated any time between the hours of 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Placement Date:Immediate

Qualifications and Skills:
Current and clear security clearance with vulnerable sector screening (must be at least 16 years old). Flexible, energetic, creative and patient. Experience with children would be an asset.Assist Camp Counselor with children during all activities inside or outside the centre

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Camp Counselor with children during all activities inside or outside the centre
  • Assist Camp Counselor with preparation as well as participating in field trips and community events while providing continued assistance to the Camp Counselor
  • Assist Camp Counselor with art projects, reading to children and becoming the children’s play partner
  • Use respectable language at all times
  • Well groomed and appropriately dressed in clothing that is fitting for the position and that will leave the best possible impression on the public
  • Accept the guidance and decisions from the Supervisor as well as reporting planned or unplanned absence to the Supervisor
  • Treat staff, clients and other volunteers of the YMCA of Greater Saint John with respect and dignity and be responsible in the use of the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s resources
  • Perform Volunteer responsibilities promptly, reliably and to the best of the Volunteer’s ability
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of the YMCA of Greater Saint John
  • Accept and work within the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Guiding Principles, the Mission Statement as well as the Values of the YMCA of Greater Saint John
  • Display appropriate YMCA of Greater Saint John Volunteer identification as required
  • Participate in orientation and training programs when required


Benefits:

  • Be a part of the YMCA team and promote the Mission, Vision and Values of the YMCA
  • Opportunity to enhance skills as well as learn and develop new skills in a child care environment
  • Learn about diversity at the YMCA and meet new people from all walks of life
  • Enhance communication and interpersonal skills and gain valuable work experience, volunteering reflects and supports a complete picture of an individual, and gives real examples of their commitment, dedication and interests
  • Reference letter supplied with successful volunteer experience upon request


Name of Contact or Department: Jennifer Galbraith, Volunteer and Rainbows Coordinator

Application Deadline: On-going, submit volunteer application to J.Galbraith@saintjohny.com 

YMCA Volunteer Application: 
https://saintjohny.ymca.ca/CWP/media/AssociationName/Volunteer-Package_1.pdf

For more information on other Volunteer Opportunities at the YMCA of Greater Saint John visit the website https://saintjohny.ymca.ca/Volunteer