Volunteering program

Volunteer watching over the camp activities

Volunteer with Engineering Outreach to help kids learn through our camps and events!


Register to be a volunteer!

Volunteering program - Winter and Spring 2020

  • Weekend Clubs volunteer
  • PD day volunteer
  • March Break volunteer

Grade

Completion of Grade 9 and up

Location

University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward Avenue, SITE building (map)

Hours

  • Weekend Clubs volunteer (9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a total of 50 hours for 10 Saturdays)
  • PD day volunteer (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a total of 9 hours per day)
  • March Break volunteer (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a total of 40 hours for the week)

How to apply to become a volunteer

Due to very limited availability for these sessions, if you are interested in volunteering for our clubs, PD days or events, send an email to adventures@uOttawa.ca with your availability and we will let you know which opportunities are still available.


Volunteering program - Summer 2020

Our summer volunteering program allows participants who have finished at least grade 9 to gain around 40 hours of volunteer work per week, while giving them an opportunity to develop their interpersonal and leadership skills. We are looking for top-notch volunteers who are responsible, enthusiastic, creative, and leaders. Volunteer positions fill up quickly, so make sure to register early!

Volunteer positions

Camp Group Assistant

Participants will be assigned with an instructor to help run activities for a younger group of campers and to assist in teaching a variety of projects. They will be expected to support the group instructor to the best of their ability throughout general and lab activities.

Administration Assistant

Participants assigned to the camp administration will get a better sense of what managing an organization entails. They will be expected to help with general administrative tasks, such as data entry, as well as to organize important activities, such as water games and scavenger hunts. *available on campus only.

It is not possible to guarantee a position in advance. Roles will be determined on the first day of volunteering by the camp administration.

How to apply to become a volunteer

Register for this program just as you might do with all of our other programs.

You may not get chosen for all the weeks you apply for: registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, and depends on availability. Within 5 business days, an email will be sent to you with the volunteer application form. This form must be completely filled out and returned to us via email before the due date. Once the completed formed has been received, the camp administration will review the application and confirm with the participant if they have been chosen, and if so, for which dates.

Grade

Completion of Grade 9 and up

Locations

uOttawa campus: 800 King Edward Avenue, SITE (map)

Kanata: Exact location to be determined

Barrhaven: Exact location to be determined

Orleans: Exact location to be determined

Casselman: 731 Des Pommiers St, L'Académie De La Seigneurie (map)*

Hours

Participants are expected to volunteer from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday to be granted their 40 hours, and are required to be punctual. In the event that a participant must leave early, a parent or legal guardian must authorize it through an email, note, or phone call to the administration of the camp.

Information package

Camp information package 2019

Weeks available
  • June 22nd to 26th (campus only)
  • June 29th to July 3rd**
  • July 6th to 10th
  • July 13th to 17th
  • July 20th to 24th
  • July 27th to 31st
  • August 4th to 7th***
  • August 10th to 14th
  • August 17th to 21st (campus only)
  • August 24th to 28th (campus only)

* Casselman location is only available for the weeks of July 27th, August 4th and August 10th.
** June 29
th to July 3rd is a 4-day week due to the holiday on July 1st.
*** August 4
th to 7th is a 4-day week due to the civic holiday on August 3rd.

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