Applications for those interested in volunteering are accepted throughout the year. Please contact us!
Applications for summer student employment are sought in the early spring
Position 1: Program Supervisor
Plan, coordinate and implement recreational activities for children and their families at Waupoos Farm. Interact directly with visiting families, providing a positive example as an ambassador of the farm. Liaise with farm resident families and student staff to plan, coordinate and implement summer programming. Clean and maintain cottages and lodge facilities; take care of laundry. Prepare for weekly open house. $14.00/ hour. Workweek: Monday to Friday.
Position 2: Counselor and Volunteer Coordinator
Organize and lead recreational and other activities for visiting families (sports, games, hikes, nature walks, crafts, etc). Interact directly with visiting families, providing a positive example as an ambassador of the farm. Assist with the overall coordination, planning, and evaluation of volunteer program. Clean and maintain cottages and lodge facilities; take care of laundry. Prepare for weekly open house $14.00/ hour. Workweek: Monday to Friday
Position 3: Head Lifeguard
Supervise and monitor all individuals in the pool area during pool operating hours, to promote safe practices and prevent accidents or injuries. Provide swimming instruction and water safety program for children. Clean and maintain the pool facilities on a daily basis. Collaborate with other staff and farm resident families to plan weekly activities for clients. $16.00/hour. National Lifeguard Certification required. Workweek: Tuesday to Saturday
Position 4: Maintenance and Animal Care
Ensure proper care and maintenance of farm grounds including grooming lawns, maintaining fire pit area, overseeing community gardens, and trail management. Attend to daily care of chickens, rabbits, sheep and other farm animals and provide information to visiting children. Assist with general facility maintenance, including painting and any necessary repairs to stalls and fences. Clean and maintain cottages and lodge facilities. $14.00/ hour Workweek: Monday to Friday.
All applicants must provide a resume and a cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position of interest and send to the Farm Management Team at :
The Waupoos Foundation
Attn: Farm Management Team
2050 Rideau Rd.