We have received funding from HRSDC for the last seven years allowing us to hire summer staff.
Summer Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities for Students
Application Deadline for Positions: April 18, 2013
Position 1: Youth and Volunteer Coordinator
To provide welcoming, orientation and liaising with visiting families: plan, coordinate and implement summer program; supervise younger volunteers; assist cottager and host families and children; track and log volunteer hours and activities. Assist with the overall coordination of and running of volunteer program. Clean and maintain cottage and lodge facilities. $10.25/hour to $12.25/hour based on experience. Work week: Monday to Friday.
Position 2: Youth and Family Counselor
Implement recreational activities for children and their families at Waupoos Farm; deal directly with visiting families on activities such as arts, crafts, games, reading and sport activities. Clean and maintain cottage and lodge facilities. $10.25/hour to $12.25/hour based on experience. Work week: Monday to Friday.
Position 3: Head Lifeguard
Provide surveillance during pool operation hours to prevent accidents. Administer policies, procedures and rules to ensure the proper conduct of pool users. Provide teaching program to youth. Clean and maintain pool on a daily basis. $12.25/hour to $14.25/hour based on experience. Work week: Tuesday to Saturday
Position 4: Lawn, Garden & Property Maintenance and Small Animal Care
Assist in the daily care of poultry yard and other petting zoo type animals. Help with the building and repairs of stalls, fences, painting and other relevant duties as they arise. Provide lawn maintenance, oversee community garden and provide trail management for 200 acre wooded area. Clean and maintain cottage and lodge facilities. $10.25/hour to $12.25/hour based on experience. Work week: Monday to Friday.
Assist with programming, cottage clean-up, laundry, animal care, gardening, weeding, painting, crafts, outdoor games etc. Mondays to Saturdays available. Summer volunteers are encouraged to participate one day per week, for 6 to 8 weeks. Interview and police check required. Must be a minimum of 14 years to apply.
Please direct all inquires to Waupoos Family Farm, c/o The Farm Management Team
To download a PDF version of our 2013 summer job opportunities click here.