Brock Niagara Penguins (Volunteer)

Recreation Services

Brock Niagara Penguins (Volunteer)


  1. Brock University Physical Education student preferred.
  2. Previous experience working with children with special needs.
  3. Knowledge of the safe use of equipment and gymnasium space.
  4. Understanding and knowledge of the emergency action plan used in the event of an accident.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Attend and participate in training workshops prior to the start of the Penguins session.
  2. Assist with set-up of equipment prior to lesson.
  3. Attend all classes.
  4. Assist the instructor in delivering the lesson by working directly or one on one with children with special needs.
  5. Converse regularly with parents/guardians of child(ren) you are working with.
  6. Assist with take-down of equipment each week.
  7. Attend weekly meetings.
  8. Provide constructive comments at weekly meetings.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. Arrive for program on time.
  2. Dress as required
  3. Attendance and participation at all staff meetings and training sessions.
  4. Demonstrated enthusiastic interest in working with children.

Supervisor: Karen Natho

Applications Available: At beginning of September & December of each year, at the Welcome Desk or outside Gym 2.

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