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856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

Air Cadets is a challenging and dynamic national program whose purpose it is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, active citizenship and physical fitness, all within a safe environment that stimulates an interest in the Canadian Forces. 856 Squadron has 160 cadets aged 12 - 18.

Keywords: Military , Children and Youth


856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron
910 Liverpool Road South, Headquarters: East Shore Community Centre, Pickering, ON

856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron url http://856aircadets.com/

856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Phone Number 905-626-8856

856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Email address recruiting@856aircadets.com



Volunteer Information for 856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

What services does your organization provide?
Youth Group ages 12-18: more information available here: http://cadets.ca/en/what-cadets-do/air.page


Do you have any age requirements?
19


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
Varies depending on position. One night a week and occasional weekends


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested persons are asked to forward a summary of your applicable areas of interest and qualifications to co@856aircadets.com, including past and/or current volunteer experience, and why you would like to become involved in the Air Cadet Movement. Important: In your email, please let us know how you found out about this opportunity.

Successful candidates will be contacted to attend an interview and will be required to go through a detailed screening process including the provision of an acceptable Police check and Vulnerable sector Screening (to be completed after interview).


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
Varies depending on position - see descriptions


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
OPPORTUNITIES: 856 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron is currently seeking volunteers to assist with our training program throughout the training year (Sept through June) in the following areas:

SPORTS AND PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSISTANT: Sports training is offered each Tuesday evening (8pm - 10pm) and sports and fitness training/testing is conducted several times a year during our Wednesday training nights (6:30-9:30pm). We also host and participate in several sports competitions annually.

A volunteer is needed to help run and supervise the weekly sports nights and the competitions. The ideal candidate would also be available to assist with other training activities on Wednesday evenings.

Qualifications: An interest in sports and fitness and a willingness to work with youth and provide guidance, leadership, and mentorship. Must be available on Tuesday evenings and occasional weekends - Wednesday evening availability as well would be a benefit.

BAND ASSISTANT: 856 Squadron has a 35 person Drum and Bugle band which practices weekly on Friday (6:30- 9:00pm) and participates in numerous community parades and competitions. A volunteer is needed to assist in the music training of the cadet band members.

Qualifications: Must have musical and instructional abilities (formal music teacher qualification is not required) and be available on Friday evenings and occasional weekends. The focus is on playing the instruments - not music theory.

See the 856 Drum and Bugle band in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhOUx0HtEi8

TRAINING ASSISTANT: Volunteers are required to assist with all aspects of our training program (more information available here: http://cadets.ca/en/what-cadets-do/air.page ) including our newly launched flight simulator training program.

Qualifications: Must be available on Wednesday evenings (6:30 - 9:30pm) and occasional weekends. Must have an interest in developing youth in the areas of aviation, leadership, instructional technique, survival, etc.

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT: Administration is a critical component of the Squadron by providing day to day financial, accounting, administrative, and personnel services in order to support unit operations.

Qualifications: Experience working with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and databases). Must be available on Wednesday evenings, be organised and self-directed with appropriate training.


Do you provide training for volunteers?
Yes - varies depending on position


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?
Varies depending on position - see descriptions


How will a person benefit from volunteering with 856 Pickering Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron?
What's In It for Me?

As a member of the 856 Pickering Squadron staff, you will have the opportunity to:
-Join a dedicated, welcoming, and dynamic team;
-Gain valuable experience and develop transferable skills in teaching and mentoring youth; leadership; administration; event coordination and much more;
-Experience the rewards of contributing to the development of youth in our community;
-Receive training and mentoring from Canadian Forces Reserve Officers and/or experienced volunteers; and much more
-Whereas these are volunteer positions from Sept to June, there is also the potential for paid full time summer employment at various Cadet Summer Training Centres across Canada.

Visit our squadron at: www.856aircadets.com

See 865 in action at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icEYOVfQ2us

More information about volunteering with the Canadian Cadet Movement is available: http://www.cadets.ca/en/join/civilian-volunteer.page


Do you accept high school students?
No - minimum age is 19




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