110 Lombard St
Toronto, Ontario M5C 1M3

Supervise daycamp activities, including arts & crafts, and games. Accompany group to various attractions throughout the city. Supervise drop off and pick up of children by parents. Assist with set-up and clean up of camp on a daily basis. Week one is for teens 12 - 17 who have cancer or have a family member living with cancer. Week two and three are for children 5 - 11 years old who have cancer or have a family member living with cancer. Week 4 is for children 5 - 11 who are bereaved.

Benefits: Will provide TTC fare.
Other Benefits: Fun, excellent opportunity for reference letter.

Training: Mandatory one day training. Professional supervision available.

Skills Required: Experience working with children. Comforable talking to children about cancer. Energetic and positive attitude. Excellent English required.

Organization: Gilda's Club Greater Toronto
Contact Name: Kim Umbach
Contact Title: Volunteer Services Coordinator
Phone Number: 416-214-9898 extension 506
Contact Email: [email protected]

Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto is a place where men, women, teens and children with cancer – along with family and friends – can join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. Gilda’s Club also welcomes long-term cancer survivors and those who have lost someone to cancer. Free of charge, Gilda’s Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social activities in a non-residential, home-like setting. The Gilda’s Club philosophy is based on the belief that a diagnosis of cancer affects the whole family, as well as friends, and that no one should have to face cancer alone.

Official Website: http://www.gildasclubtoronto.org

Added by K-WM on June 13, 2008

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