Day Camp Counsellor - Children with Cancer
Volunteer Types: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Entertainment, Mentoring, Others, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: January 31, 2024
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Campfire Circle serves children and families affected by childhood cancer or serious illness.

Day Camp is five days of nonstop excitement for children (ages 4 – 10), with cancer,
their siblings, and bereaved siblings. They take place in Ottawa and Toronto, and will
offer a wide range of camp activities, games, crafts, and more! Day camp volunteers are
required to support weekdays (Monday – Friday) from 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM. Volunteers
also attend a mandatory on-site training from approximately 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM on
the Sunday proceeding Day Camp.

Alongside a team of other volunteers, you are responsible for a group of campers and
their safety, ensuring that your campers are appropriately supervised and having a great
time. This role includes supporting Campers at all activities and creating a positive camp
environment and experience. As well, day camp volunteers support various program
areas, leading activities such as crafts, games, and sports with fellow volunteers.

March Break Day Camp dates: March 10 – 15, 2024
Summer Day Camp dates: July 21 – 26, 2024

Volunteer location:
425 Marché Way #201, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3


Becky Conlon
@Campfire Circle
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This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Entertainment, Mentoring, Others, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years)

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