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Camp Liberté Society welcomes expressions of interest from those who would like to volunteer their time in caring for the campers.

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What is Camp Liberté? Camp Liberté is an independent, charitable organization run by volunteers. The camp lasts six days and is open to children from across Canada who have moderate to severe skin conditions.
Where? The camp is hosted by Camp Papillon. It is a beautiful area located on a 40 acre site on the shores of Lake St. Pierre, in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, about 120 km to the North of Montreal.
When? Sunday, July 23 to Friday, July 28, 2017.  LOCATION & DATES – TBC
Who can volunteer? On average our team has one volunteer dermatologist, two nurses, two residents and two additional volunteers.

Being bilingual is not required, but very helpful. Although a few participants may be exclusively Francophone or Anglophone, most are bilingual and many of the counselors are bilingual.

On average our team has one volunteer dermatologist and two residents.
How do I apply to volunteer? Your resume and a letter of intent.
*All volunteers are required to have a police background check.
What is my role as a volunteer? You will be working as part of a medical team.

A key role of the volunteers is to help the nurses with daily skin assessments and treatment applications.

Volunteers are a connection between the medical team, camp counselors and campers. You will serve a vital role in facilitating ongoing relationships with the children as you will be accompanying the campers on most (if not all) outdoor activities!

Camp counselors will organize and run camp activities, but volunteers will be on hand in case anyone needs an extra hand or medical advice during the activities, and to make sure nobody gets a sunburn! This is a great learning opportunity for the campers to become proactive in their skin health! :)

You will help organize a learning activity for the participants during the week such as a presentation or game,

You will be staying with the other volunteers in a separate chalet. The volunteers often participate in the camp activities during the day and then spend time together in the evenings after helping the children with their nightly medication application

Depending on where you are traveling from, you may be asked to accompany participants to and from the camp.

You will be working as part of a medical team.

A key role of the volunteers is to help the nurses with daily skin assessments and treatment applications daily.

Volunteers are a connection between the medical team, counselors and campers. You will serve a vital role in facilitating ongoing relationship with the children as you will be accompanying the campers on most (if not all) outdoor activities!

Counselors will organize and run camp activities, but volunteers will be on hand in case anyone needs an extra hand or medical advice during the activities, and to make sure nobody gets a sunburn! This is a great learning opportunity for the campers to become proactive in their skin health! :)

You will help organize a learning activity for the participants during the week such as a presentation or game

You will be staying with the other volunteers in a separate chalet. The volunteers often participate in the camp activities in the day and then spend time together in the evenings after helping the children with their nightly medication application

What do I need to bring with me? All travel expenses, accommodation in a cottage with the medical team; meals and snacks also provided. If you have any special dietary restrictions please communicate that to the staff or feel free to bring along snacks.

There are some towels and linens available but you may prefer to bring your own sheets, pillows and towels.

Other helpful items include a hat, sunscreen, swim suit, running shoes, water bottle, insect repellant and sunglasses.

A celebration takes place on the last night, casual dress up is optional.

•You need to bring a bag full of energy and an open mind to enjoy and learn from this experience!

All travel expenses, accommodation in a cottage with the medical team; meals and snacks are also provided. If you have any special dietary restrictions do communicate that with the Program Coordinator.

You will need to bring your bed sheets, pillow, sleeping bag and towels.

Other helpful items include a hat, sunscreen, swim suit, running shoes, water bottle, insect repellant and sunglasses.

•You need to bring a bag full of energy and an open mind to enjoy and learn from this experience!

What can I learn from this experience? Everyone will learn something different. It will be an outstanding experience for your personal and professional development.
Is my participation recognized? If you are a resident volunteer your participation is recognized by the Royal College for MOC credit with the development of a personal learning project linked to the CanMEDS roles and registered through MAINPORT.
Contact information If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact:

Lyne Di Millo
Program Coordinator/Coordonnatrice de programme
Société Camp Liberté Society
Tel. 613-738-1748 ext. 221 |800-267-3376
Fax 613-738-4695 | 866-267-2178
info@campliberte.ca
www.campliberte.ca