Village Eulogia Summer Internship Positions 2018

Village Eulogia offers 3 Summer Internship Positions with unique training and opportunities in developing and implementing recreational programs at Camp Eulogia for families with children/adults who have special needs.  Camp Eulogia is an annual overnight retreat held over one week (Camp 1: Aug 12-15; Camp 2: Aug 16-19) for families with children/adults who have special needs. At the camp, parents, siblings and children with special needs will have separate programs on parts of the days. There will also be worship and other community time at the camp.


Sibling Program Intern

(30 hours/week for 7 weeks Jun 25 – August 19)

Do you want to develop your passion of working with children and youth through exploration and practical experience? This 7 week internship opportunity will give you hands-on experience in facilitating a sibling support group for children and youth who have brothers or sisters with special needs. You will plan and explore under the guidance of a mentor ways to support siblings. You will receive Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification (part of CPI). You will also be given opportunities to develop skills in spiritual discipleship and leadership. This experience is sure to give you a taste of the field of family support services and ministry. Flexible availability required some weekends.
 

For more details (pre-requisites, responsibilities, deadline) click on the link below:
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Pre-requisites:

  • Passion in supporting/mentoring siblings of individuals with special needs

  • Experience programming for and facilitating children and/or youth programs

  • Experience and interest in working with children and youth

  • Strong engagement and programming skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong behaviour management skills is an asset

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Slack, Email, Dropbox, Social Media

  • Vulnerable Sector Check (valid for 3 years)

  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year (requirement of government funding for this position)

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2

  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Fluent in English

  • Functional Cantonese and/or Mandarin

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and facilitating program for siblings (ages 8-15) of children/adults who have special needs

  • Planning and facilitating group games for the entire camp

  • Field study

  • Home visits

  • Facilitate volunteer training

  • Attend meetings with Mentors

  • Attend training (including Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification training held by Village Eulogia’s Instructor)

  • All other duties assigned

Email cover letter and resume to cindy.sd.kwan@villageeulogia.com by April 12, 2018. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  Interviews begin April 16.

 

Head Counselor Intern

(5 hours /week for 5 weeks May 28 - Jun 29; 30 hours/week for 6 weeks July 9 - August 19)


Are you interested in volunteer recruitment, training, and programming for children, youth, and young adults with special needs? This 11 week internship will give you hands-on experience in human resources, programming, discipleship, and leadership. You will be responsible for the recruitment, processing, training, and support of volunteers for Camp Eulogia (retreat for families with special needs). You will be trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) and Plan to Protect. As a role model and mentor for the volunteers, you will devise ways to support and coach passionate individuals in working with children/adults with special needs.  Flexible availability required some weekends.

For more details (pre-requisites, responsibilities, deadline) click on the link below:
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Pre-requisites:

  • Experience coordinating and recruiting volunteers

  • Passion in mentoring others and in working with children/adults with special needs

  • Experience working with children and/or adults who have special needs

  • Vulnerable Sector Check (valid for 3 years)

  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year (requirement of government funding for this position)

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2

  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Fluent in English

  • Functional Cantonese and/or Mandarin

Responsibilities:

  • Networking and presentations for volunteer recruitment

  • Facilitate volunteer training

  • Processing volunteer applications

  • Liaise with volunteers

  • Ensure appropriate support for volunteers

  • Monitor and coach volunteers during camp

  • Offer advice and information to volunteers and external organisations through face-to-face, telephone and email contact

  • Attend meetings with Mentors

  • Attend training (including Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification training held by Village Eulogia’s Instructor)

  • Maintain volunteer database

  • All other duties assigned

Email cover letter and resume to cindy.sd.kwan@villageeulogia.com by April 12, 2018. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  Interviews begin April 16.
 

Special Needs Program Intern

(30 hours/week for 7 weeks June 25 – August 19)


Are you interested in working with children/youth/young adults with special needs? The Special Needs Program Internship is an opportunity for you to gain hands-on experience in facilitating program for a diverse group of individuals with special needs at Camp Eulogia (retreat for families with special needs). You will be involved in home visits, program development, and training. You will also receive Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certification (CPI) and Plan to Protect. Flexible availability required some weekends.
 

For more details (pre-requisites, responsibilities, deadline) click on the link below:
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Pre-requisites:

  • Experience in programming for children and adults who have special needs

  • Passion and experience working with individuals with special needs (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mild Intellectual Disability, Global Developmental Delay, Physical Disability, Down Syndrome, etc.)

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Slack, Email, Dropbox, Social Media

  • Vulnerable Sector Check (valid for 3 years)

  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year (requirement of government funding for this position)

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2

  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Functional Cantonese and/or Mandarin

  • Fluent in English

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and facilitating program for children and adults who have special needs (ages 6 and up)

  • Field study

  • Home visits

  • Facilitate volunteer training

  • Attend meetings with Mentors

  • Attend training (including Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification training held by Village Eulogia’s Instructor)

  • All other duties assigned

Email cover letter and resume to cindy.sd.kwan@villageeulogia.com by April 12, 2018. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  Interviews begin April 16.