Volunteer Application Form

Please complete this application form to apply to the STEM Camp volunteer. Once you complete the form, please click the submit button at the bottom.

I agree and acknowledge that: 1. I am aware and familiar with the fact that STEM Camp is a not for profit summer camp with a head office located in the County of Oxford, Ontario. 2. I freely and voluntarily assume any risks and hazard inherent in the nature of volunteering at STEM Camp and accordingly my participation shall be entirely at my own risk. I am aware I must have Health and Safety certification as provided by STEM Camp. 3. I waive any claim I may have against STEM Camp arising from my volunteerism, and agree to indemnify and save harmless STEM Camp from any claim, including any claim for medical service arising from my participation in volunteering. 4. STEM Camp may secure such medical advice and services as it, in its sole discretion, may deem necessary for my health and safety and I shall be financially responsible for such advice and services. 5. The release, waiver of claim, and assumption of risk is binding on myself, my heirs, my executors, administrators, personal representatives, parents / guardians, and assignees. 6. I also release STEM Camp from any and all liability resulting from my verbal testimony given of my own free will.
I will abide by STEM Camp's rules and regulations: (a) I will not give out any unnecessary personal information about myself (including last name, phone number, address, etc.) (b) I will not accept or offer gifts (including loaning money or offering a ride). (c) I will not go into an isolated area of any STEM Camp location by myself or with a STEM Camp camper or staff member. I will make sure there is always another volunteer or staff member present. (d) I will not enter into a dating, sexual, or otherwise inappropriate relationship with a STEM Camp staff member. (e) I will be very cautious regarding physical touch with STEM Camp staff members and campers and will not engage in any kind of touch (hugging, arm around the shoulder, etc) unless I've ensured that both parties are comfortable with this. (f) I will not get involved if there is a crisis situation at STEM Camp, but will alert staff and step back to a safe distance. (g) I will dress appropriately and modestly while I am volunteering at STEM Camp, and will abide by the dress code (no open toed shoes, tank tops, low cut shirts, shorts or skirts, or clothing with profanity or inappropriate graphics or messaging). (h) I understand that STEM Camp is not responsible for any personal belongings, and I will leave all of my valuables at home or, if necessary, in my vehicle. (i) I will not use derogatory or profane language in STEM Camp at any time. (j) I will not disclose any information I learn while at STEM Camp, including the identity of community members. I will not take photos without permission or share stories with the media unless arranged by STEM Camp and with full permission of the individuals involved. (k) I understand that I am expected to arrive on time and stay for the full length of my shift, as the rest of the team is relying on my participation. If I can't make my shift for whatever reason, I understand that I am expected to email or phone the volunteer coordinator or department supervisor with as much notice as possible. (l) I will not use a cellphone while volunteering unless it is for emergency purposes. (m) I must submit a current vulnerable sector or police check equivalent to STEM Camp in order to be considered for a volunteer position.