The recruitment process for Camp Leaders for Camp 2017 is now closed. We will inform the successful candidates of the outcome by the end of March.
What is a Camp Leader?
A Camp Leader is a HIV+ young person aged 18 – 24 years old who will help to run the support camp. They will be a mentor to the young people at camp, and help with the running of the camp too. If you have previously attended camp as a young person you need to wait a year after attending before you can be a camp leader. This is because you need to have a different role at camp and having a bit of time away helps you to do this.
We are recruiting up to 10 camp leaders. We want to have a team of fun, energetic and responsible people. Whilst being a Camp Leader will be a lot of fun, it is also a responsibility. You will help us to run the camp and have responsibility for the health, safety and wellbeing of young people who attend.
The qualities which we feel are important for Camp Leaders are:
The skills and abilities which we feel are important for Camp Leaders are:
Camp Leaders do not need to have worked with young people before, as we will be there to give lots of support, information and training for you to take on the role. It is important to remember that as a camp leader you are in a very different role to if you were a young person at camp.
What would I gain from being a camp leader?