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Volunteer with the 2019 SFU Social Science Camp!

Applications to volunteer with the SFU Social Science Camp have closed. The volunteer application deadline was May 20th at 11:59 pm.

The Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab (ADDL) is seeking volunteers for our 8th annual SFU Social Science Camp. Since 2012, the ADDL has held a two-day summer camp for children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Children will engage in a variety of fun crafts, games and research experiments. The 2019 SFU Social Camp will occur on July 13th and July 20th.

We are looking for the following positions to be filled during the two-day camp:

Group Leaders:

Leads same group of 5-7 children through activities and breaks. Experience with children required; should be comfortable in a leadership role and be willing to encourage and assist children to participate in activities.

 

Co-Leaders:

Using your knowledge and experience, you and another co-leader will lead the same group of 5-7 children through activities and breaks. Experience with children and individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) preferred; must be willing to encourage and assist children to participate in activities, and have knowledge about ASD or other developmental disorders.

Floaters:

Step into any position that may be required, and to facilitate additional support in any given role. Must be cooperative and enthusiastic. This is the recommended position for those who do not have experience working with children or individuals diagnosed with ASD.

Data Collectors:

Work with camp administrators to collect participant's information and assist families through the registration process. Experience with previous data collection preferred; must be organized, motivated, and have attention to detail skills.


How to Volunteer:

This camp requires prepared and devoted volunteers, so if this is something that you may be interested in, we invite you to fill out the following application: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/337488463. Please also send your resume and unofficial transcript to our Volunteer Coordinator, Ashtyn DeBoice at adeboice@sfu.ca

If you have any questions about the ADDL and the work we do, please contact Lab Manager Troy Boucher at tboucher@sfu.ca  for more information!