Volunteering for SFU Camps offers practical experience in a safe and fun environment. Volunteers will get an opportunity to work with children and youth, build leadership skills, meet new people and have a rewarding summer as part of SFU Camps & Youth Programs!

SFU Camps recognizes outstanding volunteers, provides reflective evaluations and confirmation letters. We also provide career workshops and the top volunteers are encouraged to apply to become camp instructors in future years! 

A huge thank you to all our volunteers from our Summer 2021 season. You all make a such a positive contribution to our programs and we hope to see many of you back for Summer 2022!

Volunteer Summer 2022

Status: CLOSED

Application Period: February 11, 2022 - April 19, 2022 at 11:59 PM 

Job Description

Interviews: Expected May 3 and 4 (applicant must attend ONE interview session)

Training: Expected June 28 and 29 (applicant must attend ONE training session) 

All dates and times are subject to change. 

*This position is contingent upon approval from Public Health Authorities and Simon Fraser University*

Lead Volunteer Summer 2022

Please refer to the job description linked below to learn more about this position. 

Status: CLOSED

Training: Expected late June, 2022

Job Description


3 Key Steps to Becoming a SFU Camps Volunteer

1. Submit Your Online Application

  • Application are expected to open on February 11, 2022 and close on April 19, 2022
  • Once you sucessfully submit PART 1 of your application, you will receive a link to complete PART 2.
  • You must submit BOTH parts in order for your application to be considered.

2. Attend an Interview

  • We are excited to be able to do in-person interviews this year! 
  • Select candidates will be invited to attend one of the interview sessions. 
  • You will receive further information regarding the interview in the invitation email. 
  • You will be asked to submit your summer availability during this stage

*The decision to move ahead with in-person interviews was made in early-April to align with the updated PHO guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns about this please contact us*

3. Submit Forms and Attend Training  

  • Select candidates will be offered a tentative volunteer position with SFU Camps. 
  • We will ask you to submit a Criminal Record Check (or affidavit if applicable) at this point and fill out other logistical forms.
  • You must complete and submit an online training module AND attend ONE in person training session before your position can be confirmed.


For all volunteer inquiries, please contact:

Soobin Yim
Camps Programmer 
(778) 782-4307

We aim to provide a response to all inquiries within 2 business days.

Please include "2022 Volunteer Inquiry - Your Name"  in the subject line of your email.