Camp Counsellor

(Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre)

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Position ID: V-MID0300 Last Modified: 12 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 14 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJoel Scadding, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Business) (905) 527-1992 ext 8128 * Toll free 888-999-2267 ext 8128; Email:
DutiesVolunteers are matched up with families along with our staff as Special Friends and help our families have an unforgettable time. This is a sleepover program, volunteers stay in our counselor accommodations and are asked to arrive the day before camp starts for training and orientation. Room and board are provided.
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BenefitsGain camp counselling and leadership skills working with youth who have special needs due to having cancer.
ClientsChildren and families affected by childhood cancer.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Community Outreach ; Friend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Music & Performing Arts ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth & Activity Camp Support ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Counseling & Support ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Sports & Coaching ; Working with Children ; Excitement and passion for working with youth.
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Minimum commitment for a six day period
Interaction LevelSmall Group
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
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) ; Bracebridge: 1 individual(s) ; Christian Island ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Coldwater ; Collingwood: 2 individual(s) ; Cookstown: 1 individual(s) ; Elmvale ; Georgian Bay Township ; Gravenhurst ; Honey Harbour ; Innisfil: 1 individual(s) ; Lafontaine ; Lake of Bays Township ; Midland: 1 individual(s) ; Muskoka Lakes Township ; Orillia: 1 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene ; Port McNicoll ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny ; Victoria Harbour ; Wasaga Beach: 1 individual(s) ; Waubaushene 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
Volunteers may come from anywhere
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer provides own transportation to camp location but we help arrange car pooling when possible.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameCamp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Office Phone905-527-1992
Toll Free Phone1-888-999-2267
Address & Map
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
940 Queensdale Ave E
Hamilton, ON L8V 1N4