City of Surrey - Our City

Event Assistant (Ages 14+) - Event Assistant sign up


Make a positive impact in your community by volunteering at an upcoming event. Assist staff at various outreach activities and events throughout the year! Meet new people and gain valuable experience as an Our City Event Assistant.

The Our City Event Assistant opportunity is now closed.


Task Includes:

  • Greeting and welcoming guests.
  • Assist staff in leading various activities.
  • Facilitating the flow of people through the event space.
  • Assist with equipment set up and take down.


  • Comfortable working outdoors
  • Comfortable with light physical duties
  • Ability to take initiative and direction as required
  • Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes

Application Process


Thank you for your interest. We are currently not accepting new volunteer applications. 
For more information, please contact 


Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements


To apply to be a volunteer in the Our City volunteer program, you must be:

  • 14 years or older
  • Eligible to volunteer in Canada (check your travel documents, if applicable)


 Step #2 – Apply


  • Fill in an application
  • Attend an interview
  • Submit 2 references
  • Complete a Police Information Check


 Step #3 – Volunteer


  • When all the above steps have been completed, you will be contacted by phone or email by an Our City program administrator


This process can take up to 6 weeks so we thank you for your diligence and patience. Once you are eligible to volunteer, log-in to your profile at to search and sign up for volunteer activities, confirm shifts and record your hours of service.

Contact us: 

Volunteer Resources – 1st Floor West, City Hall