A minimum commitment of 3 months is required for all positions. With exception of the Summer Camp Counselor Assistant position, which requires a minimum commitment of 1 full week. The weekly/ bi weekly time commitment varies per position.
We also require all volunteers 18 years old and older to have a valid police record check within the last year. If candidates do not have a police record check they can complete one through My Back Check during the application process. Information on the process will be provided during the application process. Volunteers will be asked to pay for the police record check and then will be reimbursed after 10 hours of volunteer work.
Applicants can apply online to posted positions under the volunteer tab on the website. Successful candidates will be asked to a 20 minute casual group interview. Some positions may require reference checks. All individuals 18 years and older will be required to complete a police record check before volunteering.
We require volunteers to be a minimum age of 15 years old.
Volunteers between the ages of 12-15 years old may volunteer through our Leaders in Training program, Rangers. To view more visit our clubs page.
Yes! We encourage individuals of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to apply. The High Park Nature Centre values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation at any stage during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.
Contact the High Park Nature Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss possible short term placements.
We will also consider high school co-op placements.