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 2022 season. You all make a such a positive contribution to our programs and we hope to see many of you back for Summer 2023!

Volunteer Summer 2023

Status: CLOSED: An interview invite will be sent to successful candidates by April 24th. Thank you for your patience.

Application Period: February 10, 2023 - April 17, 2023 at 11:59 PM 

Job Description

Interviews: Expected last week of April (applicant must attend ONE online 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*

Volunteer Summer 2023 Application

Please note that forms submitted after the deadline, April 17th, will not be considered.

Personal Information

If you do not have a personal cell phone, please list a phone number that we can reach you at (e.g., a parent's).
If you do not have a personal email, please list an email that we can reach you at. Please ensure this is an email you are able to check and respond to.

Educational History

Current Education Status
Are you planning to use SFU Camps for your school's work experience program?

We want to hear about you!

Past Involvement with SFU Camps

Are you a returning SFU Camps Volunteer?
Did you attend SFU Camps as a camper?
Did you attend Leadership camp at SFU Camps?

Final Questions

Where did you hear about the SFU Camps Volunteer Program?
Please select all that apply.

Applicant Consent and Signature

I confirm that all the information provided in this form is truthful and has been filled out to the best of my ability. I confirm that I, the applicant, was the one to complete this application and that no one else completed this application on my behalf. I understand that I will be required to attend one interview session AND one training session to be able to volunteer with SFU Camps & Youth Programs. I also understand that should I be offered a position with SFU Camps, I will be required to undergo a criminal record check and submit the completed documents before my position start date.

After hitting submit, you will be redirected to a "Thank You" page as confirmation. If you do not see this page, please reach out to us at camps_volunteer@sfu.ca.

Lead Volunteer Summer 2023

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

Status: CLOSED: For those who applied on or after March 28th, please be patient as we organize other interviews beforehand.

Training: Expected late June, 2023

Job Description


3 Key Steps to Becoming a SFU Camps Volunteer

1. Submit Your Online Application

  • Application are expected to open on February 10, 2023 and close on April 17, 2023
  • Once you sucessfully submit your application, you will arrive to the 'Thank You' page.

2. Attend an Online Interview

  • We will be holding an online interview to facilitate all applicants to the best of our abilities.
  • 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.

*If you have any questions or concerns about the process, 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 "2023 Volunteer Inquiry - Your Name"  in the subject line of your email.