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.
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Help seniors and people with limited mobility clear their sidewalks after a snowfall.
Help prevent flooding in your neighbourhood, adopt a catch basin to care for.
Beautify traffic calming areas in your neighbourhood as a volunteer gardener.
Our volunteer-based neighbourhood cleanup programs give residents and businesses an opportunity to help keep their city clean.
Get support to quickly wipe-out graffiti or create a mural in a place regularly targetted by vandalism.
Public safety and emergency preparedness
A team of amateur radio operators who train to help with backup communications during emergencies.
Volunteer to help Emergency Support Services during an emergency or disaster in Vancouver.
Take intensive training and volunteer with the Neighbourhood Emergency Assistance Team (NEAT) to support first responders during disasters.
Volunteer to teach others how to prepare for emergencies or other disasters.
Assist in crime prevention through Block Watch, Speed Watch, and Community Policing initiatives.
Community and civic contribution
Apply your expertise and personal passion to help shape policy and advise on city issues.
Find out how you can help Vancouver Animal Services take care of pets waiting for adoption.
Volunteer with Vancouver Community Centres and their Associations.
Find more volunteer opportunities and information on these websites.