Volunteer opportunities

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If you’re looking to volunteer with us, we have a number of options:

Do you know an outstanding community volunteer? Don't forget to nominate them for a Civic and Community Award.

Learn more about City volunteer opportunities
Active Living & Culture

If you’re interested in volunteering with Active Living & Culture, submit your volunteer application or call 250-469-8759 to set up an appointment for more information. A criminal record check is required (at no cost to you).

Opportunities with Active Living & Culture include:

  • Community access assistant - works one-on-one with a person with a disability, assisting in various activities, offering support and companionship, and helping that individual learn new skills. Located at the Parkinson Recreation Centre.
  • Program volunteer - helps in a variety of ways depending on the nature of the program, the talents and skills of the volunteer or the instructor’s needs
  • Special event volunteer - is asked to help with a variety of tasks, from set-up to take-down, security, helping at the event, wearing a mascot costume, directing traffic and serving food
  • Aquatic volunteer - there are a variety of opportunities in aquatics, from assisting with lessons to special events
  • Fitness centre monitor - monitors the activities in the fitness area, cleans equipment, greets new and prospective patrons and is available to assist when help is required. Located at the Parkinson Recreation Centre.
  • Day camp volunteer - assists camp leaders with day-to-day operations to ensure activities (e.g. crafts, games, cooking, swimming) run smoothly

Join the nearly 200 RCMP volunteers in the Central Okanagan who contribute more than 12,000 hours each year to help to make our communities safe.

Volunteer opportunities with the RCMP are currently suspended. 

Council committees

Our Council committees are created under the Community Charter to provide an opportunity for members of the public to work collaboratively and provide advice on matters referred to them by Council.

For more information, visit our Council committees page.

Other opportunities to get involved

For more opportunities to get involved with the City, visit our Get involved page and learn about other programs, such as Adopt-a-RoadAdopt-a-Stream or Snow Angels