Child/Youth Program Volunteer


To assist staff in the delivery of preschool, children’s and youth programs.


Time Commitment

  • Must commit to the program session duration (1 day, or 4-12 weeks, varies by program)
  • Various Hours



  • Follow all policies and procedures
  • Assist staff with the delivery of lesson plans and additional support to the program
  • Assist with providing a safe and well-supervised learning environment
  • Assist with set up and tear down of required equipment
  • Assist with the provision of a welcoming and positive atmosphere for children to actively participate, excel and make friends


Requirements & Qualifications

  • Must be 14 years of age or older
  • Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Sector Screening for 18+)
  • Must meet requirements of the Town of Milton volunteer program
  • Prior experience with children, an asset
  • Standard First Aid and CPR an asset
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development, an asset
  • Leader in Training Program, an asset
  • Punctual, consistent, reliable
  • Friendly, outgoing



  • Gain experience working with children/youth
  • Serve within a team setting
  • Learn new skills
  • Be an active member of the community
  • Earn Community Service Hours


Key contacts/staff liaison

  • Coordinator, Recreation - Children & Youth


Risk Level


  • Low
  • Medium

     x   High


Training Requirements:


  • Accessibility Training
  • Corporate Volunteer Orientation
    and Training
  • Facility Orientation
  • Position Orientation


Screening Requirements


  • Volunteer application form
  • Interview
  • Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Sector Screening for 18+)
  • Reference checks
  • Orientation and training
  • Screening checklist completed




  • Performance Evaluations completed by Supervisor and Volunteer, as applicable.