Volunteering

People in volunteer t-shirts
Employment

The City and Park Board have a diverse range of volunteer opportunities to fit your goals, skills, and schedule.

Volunteering is a rewarding way to:

  • Share your skills to improve your community
  • Meet new people who share your interests
  • Gain experience or learn new skills you can use in a job or other areas of your life

Read on for a list of volunteer opportunities with the City and Park Board.

Ways to volunteer

Keep Vancouver Spectacular

Play a role in your neighbourhood by taking part in Keep Vancouver Spectacular, a series of programs that help reduce litter and keep our streets clean.

Vacancies

Here is the list of vacancies on Vancouver's civic agencies, boards, and committees. Vacancies occur throughout the year — check back often.

Emergency communications

If telecommunications infrastructure is damaged, telephones, mobile phones, and internet may not work. The City has a dedicated Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) designed to act as a coordination and communications centre for any large emergency or disaster events that impact Vancouver.

Green volunteer opportunities

Get a list of Vancouver-area organizations who rely on volunteers to improve our environment and help make the city a better place for all of us to live.

Volunteer to help in an emergency

Learn how you can volunteer for public events, and become an emergency volunteer during an earthquake or other disaster with the Vancouver Volunteer Corps.

Donating to or volunteering with Vancouver Animal Control

Not everyone can be a pet owner, but everyone can be a pet lover. Find out how you can help Vancouver Animal Control take care of pets waiting for adoption.

Volunteer at Community Centres and Associations

Volunteer with Vancouver Community Centres and their Associations; see some of the current opportunities.

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

Outside Vancouver:
604-873-7000

Speak your own language

When should you call 9-1-1? Click to find out       Deaf? Have difficulty speaking? Click to learn how to make a TTY call

More ways to contact us

Help keep the city safe

Vancouver Police Department logoThe Vancouver Police Department has many volunteer opportunities.

Learn more on the VPD website.

Work for the City

City employees at work

The City's employees help make Vancouver one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Find jobs and other opportunities with the City.

Jobs with the City

More volunteer resources

Find more volunteer opportunities and information on these websites.

Last modified: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:45:09

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