Assiniboine Park Zoo Camp Crew

Organization Details
Organization Name: Assiniboine Park and Zoo
Address: 54 Zoo Drive
Winnipeg MB  R3P 2N6
Website: http://www.assiniboinepark.ca/volunteer
Organizational Description: Assiniboine Park Conservancy (Assiniboine Park and Zoo) is a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who employ visionary leadership and best practices that protect, nurture and enhance Assiniboine Park and Assinibone Park Zoo to provide extraordinary visitor experiences for present and future generations.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Zoo Camp Crew Volunteers are 14 to 18 years old whose main role is to support the Zoo Camp Counselors in their daily camp activities throughout the zoo. Camps run Monday to Friday every week of the summer. Volunteers will greet the campers (5 -12 years) at the start of camp, play games, organize crafts materials, befriend campers all the while exploring the zoo and park.
Skills Required: Loves children, nature and animals.
High energy and lots of patience.
Ability to follow directions and anticipate the needs of the campers and counselors.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Ability to work with children 5 to 12 years of age.
Understanding of recreation and education programming.
Related careers:
Education
Phys Ed
Recreation Director
Day Care
Age: 17 and under
Time Commitment: Daytime
Zoo Camp Crew must commit to a minimum of one 40 hour week during the summer. Shifts run from Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for more than one week in the summer
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.assiniboinepark.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2019