Summer Discovery/KinderKidz Youth Leader

(Peterborough Museum & Archives)

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Position ID: V-PET0347 Last Modified: 12 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 17 Mar 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactZoe Jackson, Summer Program Assistant, Peterborough Museum & Archives; Phone: 705-743-5180 ext 2478; Fax: 705-743-2614; Email:
DutiesAssist program instructors in preparing, conducting and wrapping-up program activities (games, crafts, experiments, dramatic productions etc.). Supervise and engage program participants (children aged 4-13). Apply skills from training workshops (age-appropriate activity planning, managing challenging behaviour, Emergency First Aid, etc.)
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BenefitsTraining workshops are presented by professionals in the fields of social services, education & programming, health & safety and team building. Training provides opportunities to learn skills and make connections with peer volunteers. Also gain valuable experience, letters of recommendation/evaluation, First Aid Training, Programming Resource Guide, t-shirt, new friends, FUN! And 40+ hours of volunteer service!
ClientsChildren aged 3 - 12 years
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Music & Performing Arts ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperiencePrefer previous volunteer experience in community or classroom or related work experience such as babysitting. Enthusiasm, respect for others, willingness to get involved and learn new things, co-operation with peers and program leaders.
Commitment LengthMinimum of two weeks in July & August.
Interaction LevelLarge Group - kids and other volunteers, as well as museum staff.
Minimum Hours40
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
AccessibilityNo paved path to outdoor activity area may be a concern.
LocationPeterborough Museum & Archives
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 24 individual(s) 
24 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining for the youth leader program is June 30th, July 2nd and 3rd.
Application Deadline15 Jun 2012
CostMaximum $80.00 covers workshops, First Aid training, resource guide, t-shirt. 
Fee may be less depending on need for First Aid training.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 30 Jun 2015
End Date21 Aug 2015
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Organization NamePeterborough Museum & Archives
Office Phone705-743-5180
Toll Free Phone1-855-738-7355
Address & Map
300 Hunter St E
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5
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Mailing AddressPO Box 143 
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5