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Kids Explore Summer Volunteer Job

We are seeking volunteers to assist during the Lisbon Project Kids’ Summer Club Program for children between 5 and 12 years old. You will be responsible for helping implement the camp plan, set up by the Lisbon Project staff. The camp will include games and crafts as well as one excursion per week. Your main goal will be to create a fun and comfortable environment, taking care of the children during August while teaching them valuable social and educational lessons. The Kids Summer camp will be held over 2 weeks, from Monday 29th July to Friday 9th August. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement the camp plan provided by the Lisbon Project.  

  • Lead some activities such as crafts, song and dance, etc.   

  • Be punctual each day and be available for weekly debriefs.  

  • Assist with set up and clean up each day.  

  • Create a fun and comfortable environment for the children.  

  • Supervise children on excursions.  

  • Be observant and give written/verbal feedback to camp leader whenever appropriate.  

  • Address inappropriate and disciplinary issues promptly.  

  • Maintain frequent and open communication with the Summer Club Leader and the children's parents. 



  • Must be at least 16 years old  

  • Must be energetic, creative, outgoing and friendly 

  • Must have the ability to work with children  

  • Must have a conversational level of English. Basic level of Portuguese is a bonus  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including effective listening  

  • Should be able to solve problems creatively and flexibly as they arise. 

  • Cultural awareness and ability to interact with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds  

  • All successful applicants will need to submit a valid police clearance certificate.  

  • All Camp assistants will be responsible for their own transport to and from the Summer Club (Location in Lisbon). 


  • Working in a team that aims to create impact  

  • Know that you are making a difference in the life of a child  

  • Meeting people from all over the world and getting to know their stories. 

Time Commitment: Activities from 9:00 to 15:00 from Monday to Friday

Intern reports to: Kids Explore Coordinator

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