May 16 – June 10 – Maintenance-in-Training – Honorariums Provided
Participants (ages 18+) are given the opportunity to learn the opening, workings and maintenance of Unicamp from the Property Manager’s perspective. Care and use of tools, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry are included along with ethics of team work and the value of community. Projects spearheaded by MIT include:
- building a dock;
- installing a beach shelter;
- installation of hot water in dorms;
- renovation of Summerhill cottage;
- widening Unicamp’s access road;
- building the dining hall deck roof.
This 4 week program is led and mentored by Terry O’Sullivan, Unicamp’s Property Manager. In addition to valuable experience in a positive community-centred learning environment, participants receive room and board and a $100 per week stipend. For more information please contact Terry: tosull2(at)yahoo.ca.
Building on our highly successful mentorship program, Maintenance-in-Training, Unicamp is planning a Kitchen-in-Training program. Like MIT, KIT will provide ample opportunity to learn from skilled workers and volunteers. Another wonderful intergenerational program, right here at Unicamp! Participants will get accommodations and meals covered, as well as a weekly honorarium for their hard work. To get more information and signal your interest in joining, please contact Executive Director Yvette Salinas.