Thursday, 7 June 2018

Volunteer Opportunity – Camp Elphinstone

Position Title: Group Leaders – Overnight & Day Camp 
Location: YMCA Camp Elphinstone: Gibsons, BC
Terms: Full-Time – Seasonal Contract - (Age 17 by July 1, 2018)
Term: June 23, 2018 – August 24, 2018 or Sept 1, 2018 for day camp staff (6 days a week)

Nature & Scope:
The Group Leader positions are integral to the delivery of the YMCA Camps program. Group Leaders possess the skills necessary to provide program and supervision to the campers attending YMCA Camps. These team members should possess strong abilities in several camp related activities, including out tripping skills (canoe and/or hiking), in addition to demonstrated abilities to facilitate growth and group development among young people. 

Volunteer Group Leaders: 
Volunteer staffing opportunities at Camp Elphinstone are available for both Day Camp and Overnight Camp. Volunteers receive training in many areas of camp. Volunteers are required to participate in pre-camp training and commit to a minimum term of one month. Candidates able to commit to a full summer position are preferred.
Volunteer Group Leaders work in pairs and are responsible for meeting the emotional, physical, and safety needs of a group of up to 10 campers. Group Leaders are responsible for the planning and delivery of cabin or day camp programs. Volunteer Group Leaders may have the opportunity to work as a lodge host to provide care and program instruction for campers from youth-based organizations like Diabetes Canada, Moomba, and Eureka.
Overnight Camp Group Leaders – work for 8 weeks with children ages 5-15 in our overnight camp program
Day Camp Group Leaders – work with children ages 5-12 in the day camp program; assist with program & camper care duties after the day camp hours (Sept 1, 2018 End Date)

·         Must be 17 or older by July 1, 2018
·         Living on site at Camp Elphinstone is a requirement of this position
·         Must attend YMCA Camps Staff Training
·         Standard First Aid and CPR-C
·         Bronze Cross (NLS preferred)
Application Process:
Please click here for the CampElphinstone 2018 Application Guide

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to
Contact us at 604-886-2025 for more information
Application deadline: Until Filled
Thank you for your interest and application.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.