About the Position
Position #: 19066
OrganizationCity of Kitchener
Position: Summer Camp Assistant - Kitchener Market - Kids in the Kitchen
Location: 200 King Street West, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: In this fun, hands-on camp participants should expect to roll up their sleeves and get messy! Let our leaders and chefs teach your little chefs about basic cooking and nutrition as well as breaks with crafts and other entertaining and educational activities. Volunteers play an important with set up, preparation for the next activity as well as motivating participants.
Description: Kids from 7 to 12 years of age take over the Marketplace at the Kitchener Market for an interactive cooking camp - Kids in the Kitchen Camp! Under the direction of the chef and other staff you will assist with a variety of activities including, set up and take down (this may include helping with dishes, assisting with activities – games, crafts etc. and assisting with food prep – helping the kids with their preparation of a dish. The volunteer should be encouraging children to participate and provide instruction on how the activity should/could be executed!

Potential volunteers should have experience or interest with working with children as well as being energetic and encouraging.
Training Details: Training will occur on your first shift
There will be a Group Interview on Saturday, May 25, 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the Kitchener Market.
Working Conditions: The camp takes place in the Market Place kitchen (inside the Kitchener Market) as well as some outdoor activities
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Volunteers must commit to volunteering for the entire week
Morning shift: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon Shift: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Dates of Camp
Tuesday July 3 – Friday July 6
Monday July 9 – Friday July 13
Monday July 16 – Friday July 19
Monday July 30 – Friday August 3
Tuesday August 7 – Friday August 10
Monday August 13 – Friday August 17
Special Event Start Date: 2019-07-02
Special Event End Date: 2019-08-16
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Food/Hospitality
Skill(s): Team Building, Interpersonal Communication, Problem Solving, Adaptability, Self-Motivation, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.kitchener.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Tiffany Barthe
Phone: 519-741-2287 Ext. 5225 |
Address: 300 King St E, Kitchener, ON Kitchener, N2G 2L3


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