Job and Volunteer Opportunities

We are hiring for Summer 2022! Join our team!

Our staff team is made up of local artists, Early Childhood Educators, summer counsellors and volunteers. Staff work together to create a safe, nurturing, creative and fun environment for campers. 

Interested in joining this awesome team? Check below for current volunteer and employment opportunities!

Volunteers (ages 14 to 18)

Job Description: 

Summer volunteers are an integral part of Art In The Park. Many of our campers return as volunteers as a stepping stone to becoming a camp counsellor. Volunteers assist at the artist stations and also help to run sports and games, arts and crafts activities and sand and water play. Volunteering is a great way to build on leadership, communication and work skills before transitioning into employment. 

Requirements: 

Application Form:  Summer Volunteer Application 2022  *we strongly encourage youth to fill out the application on their own* :-)

Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

Camp Counsellors AND Early Childhood Educators (RECE)

Job Description: 

Counsellors and Early Childhood Educators are responsible for running designated activity areas (crafts, sports, games, sand/water, etc.). Counsellors and Early Childhood Educators also supervise lunch time activities and swim with the campers on a daily basis. All staff are expected to come up with their own week-long or summer-long projects, engage the campers, monitor for safety and manage volunteers who may be assisting.

Requirements: 

Responsibilities:

Application

Please send your resume and cover letter to artintheparkcare@gmail.com with "Summer Job Application" in the subject line. Feel free to include samples of your artwork/your website or letters of reference from previous employers.  

Application Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022

Leader In Training (LIT) Coordinator 

This is the first year we will be offering this program, so it is a great opportunity to build something from scratch. 

Job Description: 

Leadership Coordinator is responsible for planning and running designated leadership activities for campers ages 12-13. Leadership Coordinator will also be responsible for supervising LIT campers during the day. All staff are expected to come up with their own week-long projects, engage the campers, monitor for safety and manage volunteers who may be assisting.

Requirements: 

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Application: 

Please send your resume and cover letter to artintheparkcare@gmail.com with "Leadership Job Application" in the subject line. Please include phone numbers for 3 professional job references. 

Application Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2022

Artists / Art Counsellors

Job Description

Artists are responsible for running their own station, in a specific discipline (woodworking, textiles, music, jewellery-making, drama, dance, sculpture, painting, etc). All staff are expected to come up with their own week-long or summer-long projects, engage the campers, monitor for safety and manage volunteers who may be assisting. The Artist role is considered a "senior staff" position. Candidates must have a strong background in the arts, but also demonstrated experience in working with children in a camp-based setting.

Requirements: 

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Application: 

Please send your resume and cover letter to artintheparkcare@gmail.com with "Summer Job Application" in the subject line. Please include samples of your artwork/your website or letters of reference from previous employers.  

Application Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022