Camp Transporter

(Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division)

Position ID: V-MID0702 Last Modified: 12 Dec 2017 Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactChristine Bilsky, Education Coordinator, The Arthritis Society; Phone: (Business) 416-979-7228 ext 3535; Email:
DutiesVolunteer Transporter Job Description (Minimum Age of 19) 
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic TRANSPORTERS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required). 
Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON 
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: ▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff by transporting staff and/or campers by means of golf cart, as required, to daily activities. 
▪ Transport campers and/or staff to medical facilities when additional care is required. 
▪ Responsible for monitoring and distributing hot and cold packs throughout the day, as necessary. ▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers. ▪ Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Transporters may be asked to perform various supportive duties, including delivering refreshments to campers and assisting with luggage drop off. ▪ Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp, including the proper use of golf carts at all times. 
▪ Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain. 
▪ Valid CPR/First aid training certification. 
▪ All drivers must hold at minimum a G1 driver’s license and have experience driving. 
▪ Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification 
▪ Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting 
▪ Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.
More Info
▪ Give back to the community and influence those living with arthritis. 
▪ Use specialized skills and talents while contributing to The Society’s mission. 
▪ Enhance and learn new skills. 
▪ Build connections and be part of a community.
Clients140 campers between 7-17 living with childhood arthritis.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestChild Care ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth & Activity Camp Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; First Aid ; Leadership ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - August 19th-August 25th, 2018
Interaction LevelLarge Group
LocationCamp Kodiak (located in McKellar, ON)
Number of PositionsMckellar 
14 individual(s) needed in total. 
Volunteers are welcome from any location, the activities take place in McKellar.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationDriver License required - G1 License
Application Deadline01 May 2018
CostFree accommodations, food and travel.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 19 Aug 2018
End Date25 Aug 2018
Agency Details
Organization NameArthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division