Nazareth Family Retreat - Summer 2017
Volunteer Application Form

Each summer, we require young adult volunteers with youth ministry experience to run our Nazareth youth program. Accommodations and three meals a day are provided at no cost. The following positions are available.

Main Youth Coordinator (1 position)

Coordinate and oversee the child and youth program, consisting of babysitting for babies and toddlers, and activities for preschool and school-age children and teens. This is a paid position, and is a 3 week commitment.

Assistant Youth Coordinators (3 positions)

Assist the main youth coordinator with the activities for the child and youth program. One person is needed to oversee a craft station, a second person to oversee sports, and a third to provide catechesis/faith formation.
We are also in need of babysitters to care for babies and toddlers.

Cooks

Two or three people are required each week to prepare a buffet-style lunch for the families, Monday to Friday. Cooks are provided with a menu, grocery lists and meal-planning schedule for the week. Lunches are prepared in the morning after Mass. Occasionally some preparation is required the day or evening before. The menu is flexible if cooks wish to make adjustments. Additional planning assistance from one of the core team members is also available.

For more information please contact volunteer@nazarethfamily.com or to apply, please fill out the form below.

The position is for one to three weeks:
  Dates Position applying for:
Youth Coordinator Cook
Main Assistant
Week 1 Jul 16 - Jul 22, 2017
Week 2 Jul 23 - Jul 29, 2017
Week 3 Jul 30 - Aug 05, 2017

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What experience do you have working with children?

Why do you want to volunteer at a Nazareth Family Retreat?

Please indicate any food allergies and/or sensitivities as well as any other pertinent information:

I HAVE READ, AGREE AND COMPLY WITH THE RETREAT CENTER POLICIES OUTLINED IN THE LITERATURE I RECEIVED WITH THIS REGISTRATION FORM.    Yes No

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DOMINUS VOBISCUM
SUMMER 2017

Welcome to Dominus Vobiscum Retreat Centre. Through the participation and efforts of volunteers, retreat centre families, and in collaboration with the Foundation of Catholic Community Services and the Newman Centre, the retreat centre has been transformed into a marvelous site for Christian families to gather during the summer. The retreat centre remains a “work in progress”, operated on a tight budget and staffed by volunteers.

Nazareth Family Apostolate makes use of the Dominus Vobiscum facilities. Therefore, it is important that we respect the Centre's policies.

RETREAT CENTRE POLICIES

  • ARRIVAL TIME IS NO EARLIER THAN: .................................... 1:30 PM. SUNDAY
  • DEPARTURE TIME IS NO LATER THAN: .................................11:00 AM. SATURDAY
  • SMOKING IS ABSOLUTELY PROHIBITED IN ANY SITE BUILDING.
  • THE SITE MUST BE REASONABLY QUIET BY 10:00 PM.

THINGS TO BRING to Nazareth

  • Toilet paper
  • Toiletries (Soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste...)
  • Pillows, sleeping bag or blankets & sheets
  • Towels (beach & bath)
  • Warm weather clothing (shorts, t-shirts, bathing suits...)
  • Cold weather clothing (sweaters, sweat shirts, socks, long pants...)
  • Rainy day clothing (raincoats, boots...)
  • Footwear (runners, sandals, flip flops...)
  • Caps, sunhats
  • Sunscreen / bug spray
  • Camera
  • Flashlights
  • Garbage bags for your cabin
  • Bible
  • Rosaries

Each cabin has a washroom (toilet & sink) and a separate, small room with a shower/bathtub. Cabins have hot & cold water. Chapel, shower facilities, large fully-equipped kitchen, recreation and eating area are in the main building.

CONTACT AND/OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

David & Cheryl Darwent (613) 446-1868

DV Retreat Centre Telephone Numbers:
Central Lodge/Staff Families: (450) 835-5900
Orelda Lodge/Campers: (450) 835-9064