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Adult Camper Support Role

Camp Tamarack Association
Published
January 7, 2024
Expires
May 30, 2024
Location
704081 Range Road 62, county of Grande Prairie No. 1
Area of Interest
Time Commitment
the is a live onsite volunteer position
Start Date
2024/06/24
End Date
2024/06/28
Minimum Age
18
Contact Name
Lynnell Ible
Contact Phone Number
4038506043

Description

The Camper Support team will be an integral part of our Adults with Disabilities camp program.

They are responsible for supporting the self-care and hygiene needs of our campers.

Qualifications

  • Ideally completed at least 1 year of post-secondary education or equivalent in nursing, emergency medical technology, pre-med or related field.
  • Have experience in working with individuals with additional needs.
  • Have valid Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certification, at a minimum or willing to obtain.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Persons Search
  • Clear Child Welfare Check
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a desire to work with adults with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • Be able to meet the physical and emotional needs and daily care needs of the campers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting campers with morning routines such as getting dressed, self-care and personal hygiene
  • Assist in showering and toileting as required
  • Engaging with campers during camp activities
  • Providing nighttime support on rotation for campers

Accomodations and meals provided as well as a Reference Letter

To apply: Go to https://camptamarack.ca/get-involved/employment/

and fill out the Camper Support Volunteer Application

Training Details

Training Provided on June 23rd from 1 - 5 pm.

Accomodations and meals are provided onsite.

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