Camp/School Breaks Program Volunteer


To assist staff in the delivery of Camp/School Break programs and services.


Time Commitment

  • For Camps (March Break/Summer):
    • Minimum commitment is one week of camp (21-40 hours), usually 8:30am-4:30pm; 
        excludes field trip days.
    • Half-day volunteer opportunities are available upon discussion with the
        Coordinator, Recreation.
  • For School Breaks (PA Days):
    • Must commit to the program session duration (full-day), usually 8:30am-4:30pm.



  • Follow all policies and procedures
  • Assist staff with the delivery of program plans and additional support to the program
  • Provide coverage for swim buddies (if applicable)
  • Assist with ensuring a safe and well-supervised camp environment
  • Assist with set-up and tear-down of required equipment
  • Provide assistance to the camp counsellors as required


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
  • Must be enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary educational institute
  • 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 – Summer Camps


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.