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 2023 season. You all make a such a positive contribution to our programs and we hope to see many of you back for Summer 2024!

Volunteer Summer 2024

Status: CLOSED

Application Period: Now until April 11, 2024

Please refer to the Job Description. Interview invites will be sent out at the end of April.

Interviews: 2nd week of May (applicant must attend ONE in-person interview session)

Training: Expected June 26 and 27, 2024 (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 2024

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

Status: CLOSED

Application Period: Closed on March 28, 2024 *Emails sent after the deadline will not be considered.

Training: Expected late June, 2024

Job Description




1. You must still submit an application through the general volunteer applcation page.

2. Please email camps_volunteer@sfu.ca to express your interest with the email subject "Lead Volunteer Position Summer 2024 - Your First Name and Last Name".

3. Please indicate the minimum and maximum number of weeks you can commit to volunteering this year.

4. You must attach a resume and cover letter along with the email.

*Please note: you must have been a previous volunteer at SFU Camps to apply for the Lead Volunteer position. You will NOT be considered for the Lead Volunteer position if you fail to submit both the general volunteer application form AND an email of interest by March 28, 2024.

3 Key Steps to Becoming a SFU Camps Volunteer

1. Submit Your Online Application

  • Application will be closed on April 11, 2024
  • 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 "2024 Volunteer Inquiry - Your Name"  in the subject line of your email.