Volunteer

Volunteer

At Camp Goodtimes we’re proud to have a diverse volunteer community varied in age, experience and backgrounds. We believe this makes for a strong and dynamic team that can help create special memories and experiences for all our campers.  

See our Volunteer Opportunities Handbook below to learn more about the different volunteer positions at camp. From working directly with campers to more behind the scenes roles, if you have enthusiasm, initiative and are dedicated to creating a space for kids to be kids, there’s a role for you!   

To ensure the safety of our participants, volunteers must meet the following requirements:

  • Volunteers must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Volunteers must provide evidence of up-to-date immunizations. Information regarding immunizations are at the bottom of this page.
  • Volunteers must be available for the annual Volunteer Training Weekend at camp which runs June 8-9, 2019. 
  • Police background check with vulnerable sector verification is required.
  • Standard First Aid/CPR certification is required. 

Volunteer application

Our application deadline is March 31, 2019. We accept applications as needed after this date, please email campvolunteer@cancer.ca to ensure your information has been received.

Apply here

Immunizations required to volunteer at Camp Goodtimes

Please check this list and note the immunizations that apply to you based on when you were born. Please consult with your doctor or a public health unit if you are missing any of the required vaccines. Please note that some vaccines have a waiting period and we require that you complete the immunizations, including any waiting period prior to attending Camp.

Born before 1957
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis – initial dose, second dose and boosters every 10 years following the second dose.
  • If you have not have had the chicken pox after the age of one please contact the camp office.
Born between 1957-1970
  • One dose of Measles, Mumps, Rubella.
  • Tetanus, Diphteria and Pertussis – one initial dose, second dose six months after, and boosters every 10 years following the second dose.
  • If you have not have had the chicken pox after the age of one please contact the camp office.
Born between 1970-1980
  • Two doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella.
  • Tetanus, Diphteria and Pertussis – one initial dose, second dose six months after, and boosters every 10 years following the second dose.
  • If you have not have had the chicken pox after the age of one please contact the camp office.
Born between 1980-2000
  • Two doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella. 
  • Tetanus, Diphteria and Pertussis – one initial dose, second dose six months after, and boosters every 10 years following the second dose.
  • Hepatitis B series – three doses within six months plus titre showing immunity.
  • If you have not have had the chicken pox after the age of one please contact the camp office.