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Volunteer with kids

Recreation and Education Programs

Volunteer Position Description


To provide support to Peel CAS staff in delivering high quality programs to children and youth in the community.

Description & Expectations:
  • Under the direct supervision of a program leader, the volunteer will assist in the operation and delivery of recreational programs.
  • To support objectives and philosophies of the program as established by Peel CAS through quality instruction and excellent customer and staff relations
  • To aid program leader in supervision of participants at all times and provide a safe and fun experience for all participants by adhering to safety standards and assisting with emergency procedures as required.
  • To provide quality customer service when required and act as a knowledgeable resource to parents and participants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with set-up and cleanup of equipment
  • Provide high quality customer service to participants
  • Some light lifting of equipment may be required 
  • To seek clarification and guidance from program staff
  • Record hours at the end of each shift in Charity republic portal
  • May be required to complete an evaluation at the end of each session

Supervised By:

Youth Success Program Staff


Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Complete mandatory training
  • Willing to take initiate and actively participate in the programs
  • Must be able to lift a minimum 25lbs
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Volunteers will not be alone with program participants
  • Volunteers are not responsible for assisting with the program(s) 
  • Volunteers will not engage in discipline
  • Volunteers should seek guidance from program staff if unsure of any questions to which they do not know the answers
Time Required:

Minimum requirement of six to twelve months

Training Provided:

Mandatory Training