Position: Evergreen Adventure Camp - Bike Buddy (Age 15+)
Location: Downtown Toronto, Don River Valley, Ontario
Application Deadline: May 26th, 2017
Start date/term of position: Minimum 2 weeks, 8 hours/day, between July 4, 2017 and September 1, 2017
Help kids connect with nature at Evergreen Adventure Camp through cycling in Toronto’s ravines!
Bike Buddies will work alongside camp staff and volunteers to lead bicycle programming for campers aged 6-15 year olds. Primary tasks include preparing bicycles, communicating how to ride safely, building campers’ confidence in cycling, and supervising rides.
What You Bring:
Your Commitment: Bike Buddies must commit to at least two full weeks of camp during the summer. Camp runs July 4th to Sept 1st with full 8-hour days of volunteering running either 8:30am-4:30pm or 9:30am-5:30pm from Monday to Friday. Note that bicycle programming will occur Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Monday’s and Friday’s, Bike Buddies will help assist Camp Counsellors with other camp roles.
Camp Location: Evergreen Adventure Camp takes place at Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Ave) with bicycle programming happening both on-site and in the adjacent City of Toronto park. Evergreen runs a free shuttle bus from Broadview station, while Castle Frank station is just a short walk to our site.
How We’ll Support You: There will be mandatory training sessions on June 26-28, with additional training happening on the job from staff and experienced volunteers. Training will include a program overview, safety protocols, and game/activity facilitation tips.
Perks: As a Bike Buddy, you’ll get to work with kids outside on bikes, while learning about natural history in Toronto’s ravine system. You’ll also inspire young minds to love nature, gain outdoor skills, and be part of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers. By becoming a volunteer, you’ll also get an Evergreen t-shirt!
To become a Bike Buddy you need to:
Already an Evergreen Volunteer: Log into your volunteer account to apply and update your profile as required.
Prospective volunteers will be contacted regarding next steps.
Accessibility Statement: Evergreen welcomes volunteer applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity organization. Accommodation will be always be provided as required under Evergreens Accommodation policy. Please make your needs known in advance.
Contact: If you have any questions about this volunteer role, email jpelow evergreen.ca*
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GoodWork ID: 40034 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Apr 28 2017