Want to be a counselor? Here's what you need to know
The Break for Jesus Organizing Committee is looking for some hard-working, fun-loving and creative teen counselors to assist in running this year’s programme.
- Be in grades 10 to 12 or older (grade 9 applicants will not be considered, no exceptions)
- Belong to a Ukrainian Catholic Parish
- Have several leadership qualities (hard working, mature, spiritual attitude, ability to work with children)
- Camp and/or catechism experience is an asset.
- Be available for March Break and counselor training (March 11 - 18, 2017)
- YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE for counselor training!
Interested applicants are asked to fill in an application form, found here. Email the filled out form to firstname.lastname@example.org and mail a hard copy to the address provided in the form.
The following information MUST be included:
- Why do I want to be a counselor?
- Leadership experience (summer camps, retreats, catechism, youth group, previous B4J experience)
- What can you offer to make the children’s experience memorable?
- Level of Ukrainian: (none, minimal, medium or strong)
- Reference: (priest, nun, religion teacher, or youth worker who knows you)
Note: Deadline Changed!
Applications must be submitted by November 15, 2016. (Please note earlier application deadline). You will be notified by December 15, 2016 if you have been selected as a counselor. All personal information provided will be kept confidential
Application for police check:
If you have not previously been a counselor at B4J and submitted a police check, please complete and send this form along with your application.
After you have been selected to be a counselor you must apply for a police check. You will be reimbursed for the cost of obtaining the check. Apply in person at your local police station. Notify the police that this is a volunteer position. Allow 6-8 weeks for processing.