City of Surrey - Age Friendly

Age Friendly Event Assistant - Age Friendly Event Assistant

Volunteer Position Overview

The Age Friendly Event Assistant Volunteer provide positive interactions with guests at special events such as the 55+ forums.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greeting and welcoming guests.
  • Facilitating the flow of guests through the event venue.
  • Assisting with set up and take down of light equipment, if needed.


Location/Working Condition 

City of Surrey recreation facilities - indoors/outdoors

Report and Support

Volunteers in this position report to and are supported by the City of Surrey staff. Orientation/Training will be provided by staff member(s). 

Volunteer Apparel

Volunteers will be required to wear the City of Surrey volunteer apparel and volunteer ID tag 

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills and Experience

  • Experience in customer service is an asset
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in an active environment
  • Friendly and helpful attitude


Application Process


Thank you for your interest. We are currently not accepting new volunteer applications.
For more information, please contact Volunteer Resources at or 604-598-5863.


Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements


To apply to the Age Friendly 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 Age Friendly 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.

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