ID: 210529

School Holiday Camp Leader Volunteer - 8-12 July 2024 - #210529

Young People One off - an event Across: Mulgoa NSW, Balmain NSW

About this opportunity

  • Edmund Rice Community Services Camps are week-long residential school holidays programs that seek to provide a fun and safe place for kids (6-15) who have faced or are facing some form of disadvantage.

  • Our staff and volunteer camp leaders are trained to deliver an active and fun four day program for the kids where they can simply be kids, have fun, develop confidence and connect with others in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Volunteer Camp Leaders benefit from the new connections they make, the unique skills building experience, developing leadership skills, grow in self-awareness and social conscience, have fun with great kids and have break away from the everyday.

  • The accommodation is indoors and all meals, activities and excursions are included.

  • Note: Volunteers are asked to contribute a small donation towards running costs which you can find on our website details of which are in the return email you will receive when applying for this role online.

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Students and Uni Placement donation amounts are also detailed here.

Volunteer training is conducted in Balmain for a half day on a Saturday prior to school holiday period.

Our holiday camps are held during the school holidays Mon- Fri at a Mulgoa NSW location. Finer location details provided following successful volunteer application.

** Applications close on Friday 22 June 2024


*Develop your own self awareness and realise how, by being yourself, you can make a difference.

*Gain work experience for child and youth related work

*Contribute to young lives with your time and attention and see them blossom

*Meet like minded young people and become part of the community

*Have some time out of everyday life in a fun environment at low cost

*Have fun participating or leading indoor and outdoor games and activities

*Experience a unique leadership and personal development program like no other

*Complete your Gold Duke of Edinburgh residential program hours.

*Complete your high school or tertiary study requirements in either community service or work placement hours.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Application process includes 2 x non-related referees

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Training Saturday sat 6 July 9am - 12.30pm (half day) If you are unable to make this training date there may be an opportunity with sufficient interest to run another training session per-camp. Camp – Monday 9am to Friday 2pm 8-12 July

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Childcare
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Education & Training
  • Food Preparation & Service

An initial half day Saturday training is provided for new Volunteer Camp Leaders at our Balmain offi


Pre-approved expenses can be claimed and reimbursed for volunteers.