Camp Counsellor

(Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre, Camp Trillium)

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Position ID: V-CKL0322 Last Modified: 13 Feb 2017 Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactVolunteer Coordinator; Phone: 1-888-999-2267 ext. 28; Email:
DutiesCamp Trillium offers free residential and day camps in various communities throughout Ontario for children and their families living with childhood cancer. Volunteers are needed to supervise small groups of children at camp and ensure camper and personal safety. Volunteers will also develop supportive relationships with campers and participate in camp activities such as swimming, arts and crafts and campfires.
BenefitsParking paid, lunch provided. Room and board at Residential Camps.
ClientsChildren living with childhood cancer and their families.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Cleaning Services ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Games ; Health Care ; Historical / Archival Activities ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth & Activity Camp Support
Skills/ExperienceA love for children and the outdoors, experience with children, energetic. Camp and or volunteer experience an asset. Volunteers are requested to commit to a minimum of one week of either a day camp or a residential camp.
Interaction LevelGroup
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Times: Varies by camp location and dates. ; Days: Varies by location.
LocationOttawa, Kingston, North York, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Windsor, Mississauga, Sudbury and Barrie.
Number of PositionsHaliburton County: 50 individual(s) ; Kawartha Lakes: 25 individual(s) ; Lindsay: 25 individual(s) ; Northumberland County: 50 individual(s) ; Peterborough: 25 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 25 individual(s)
TrainingTraining will be provided at the start of the camp session as well as on the job.
CostVolunteers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp but opportunities may arise for car pooling with other volunteers. Call the Coordinator of Volunteers for more information.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameTrillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre, Camp Trillium
Office Phone1-888-999-CAMP(2267)
Address & Map
940 avenue Queensdale Est
Hamilton, ON L8V 1N4