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City of Surrey - Community & Recreation Services - 0-18 Volunteer Program

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the City of Surrey in the 0-18 volunteer program. Recruitment is currently closed and will re-open in January 2020.


 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be a volunteer in the 0-18 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 a 0-18 volunteer 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 MyImpactPage.com 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

604-598-5863

Volunteer@surrey.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Day Camp Assistant

Make a positive impact while connecting with children in our community. Take part in your choice of sport, art, dance, drama, science and themed camps! Dates, times and locations are flexible and you will get to work closely with City of Surrey staff to develop your skills, knowledge and experience!

Registered Programs

Over 100,000 children and youth currently live in Surrey, and the numbers continue to grow. These young people come from richly diverse families and their energy and exuberance contributes to making Surrey a vibrant and socially sustainable community. Children and youth are one big part of social planning in Surrey - this is why we're committed to making the City a great place for children and youth to live, learn and play.

 

Children explore their creativity, imagination, physical development and coordination in a variety of children's programs with the City of Surrey. Activities include: MYzone, JUMPzone and Pro-D Day Camp


Surrey Leadership Youth Council

Do you have thoughts, opinions and ideas about your community? Join the Surrey Leadership Youth Council (SLYC), a group of youth who help youth speak up and have their voices heard with the support of the City of Surrey. The SLYC hosts the Youth Speak Up forum in October every year.

When: Mondays from 4:30-6:30pm
Where: Surrey City Hall (13450 104 Avenue)

Youth Events Squad

Join the Youth Events Squad (YES) to help plan and execute five of the City of Surrey’s biggest youth events, including the Surrey Youth Showcase event series and Band-Aid. If you are between the ages of 14 and 21, you are welcome to join YES or contribute to meetings about specific events.

When: Every other Friday from 4:45-6:15pm
Where: City Centre Library

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City of Surrey - Community & Recreation Services - Adult

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

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

  • 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 Adult volunteer 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 MyImpactPage.com 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

604-598-5863

Volunteer@surrey.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

City Hall Tour Guide

Share Surrey’s rich past and exciting future while guiding small groups through city hall. You will co-lead a pre-planned tour and there will be interactive components allowing each group time to explore on their own. 


English Conversation Program

Are you passionate about helping others practice English? Facilitating sessions for the English Conversation Program (ECP) may be for you! The ECP offers an opportunity for participants to practice their English in a positive and welcoming environment and to meet others in the community. This program is not a structured English class and therefore participants are expected to have basic knowledge of English in order to fully participate.


Contact Information -
Email: diversity@surrey.ca

Food Services Assistant

Help to prepare and serve light lunches/sandwiches & beverages to seniors. Volunteers may also prepare larger meals for special events which occur monthly and serve up to 100 patrons. 

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City of Surrey - Community & Recreation Services - City-Wide Special Events

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the City of Surrey’s City Wide Special Events. Recruitment is currently closed and will re-open in January 2020.


 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be an Events volunteer, 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 a City Wide Special Events volunteer 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 MyImpactPage.com 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

604-598-5863

EventVolunteer@surrey.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Events

Community events include:

 

Fleetwood Festival, South Surrey Festival, Family Day, Halloween, Breakfast with Santa and many more!

 

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City of Surrey - Community & Recreation Services - Emergency Social Services (ESS)

Application Process

 Step #1 – Eligibility Requirements

 

To apply to be an ESS volunteer, you must be:

  • 18 years or older (16+ years old with parental consent)
  • 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
  • Complete an EMBC ID Application Form and submit a recent head shot photo

 

 Step #3 – Volunteer

 

  • When all the above steps have been completed, you will be contacted by phone or email by an ESS 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 MyImpactPage.com 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

604-598-5863

Volunteer@surrey.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

On-Call ESS Responder

Emergency Social Services volunteers work at Reception Centres and provide referral services such as shelter, food, clothing, comfort and support. You will receive an orientation, free ongoing training and have the opportunity to take part in practice drills. Under the provincial program, volunteers have Worksafe BC and personal liability coverage if they are registered as a provincial volunteer and are responding on behalf of ESS. This is an on-call position.

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City of Surrey - Community & Recreation Services - SPIRIT

Mission Statement

The SPIRIT Volunteer Program aims to:

  • Increase the involvement and access for individuals with disabilities in community, recreation and leisure activities;
  • Offer a valuable and rewarding volunteer experience;
  • Provide opportunities to cultivate personal development and education;
  • Advocate and foster inclusion for all members of our diverse community.

General Interests

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City of Surrey - Partners in Parks

Mission Statement


Established in 1986, Partners in Parks connects residents to their park spaces and provides valuable volunteer experiences. 

                  

Community & Environmental Events

Volunteer as a Parks Event Assistant and spend time outdoors, gain valuable experience, meet new people, and earn volunteer hours. 

One Day Park Projects

Work with other volunteers to beautify our park spaces! Project opportunities include cleanups, fall bulb plantings, weeding and more. These opportunities are a great way to meet new people, learn gardening skills, and earn volunteer hours. 

Park Care

Become a park steward in your community! Many of these opportunities have flexible hours to fit with your schedule. 

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