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City of Surrey - Friends of the Forest

Nature Work Parties (all ages)

Work together with other nature lovers in a community park to remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. You will help enhance habitat for wildlife and restore the balance to our park ecosystems. Nature Works Parties are for volunteers of all ages!

Click Nature Work Parties – Invite List below to find out more!


Surrey Nature Centre Day Camp Assistant (14+)

Do you enjoy interacting with children? Could you inspire them to love nature? Help Day Camp Leaders with nature games, crafts, outings and other activities at the Surrey Nature Centre.

Click Surrey Nature Centre Day Camp Assistant below to find out more!

Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) (Ages 13-17)

By youth, for youth! Join the Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) - create environmental projects with other youth to help care for Surrey's unique urban forest.

Click SYSS Member below to find out more!

Urban Forestry Leader (18+)

Urban Forestry Leaders lead groups of volunteers in hands-on park and tree restoration projects in Surrey.

Receive training on park and shade tree management and care, plant identification, restoration ecology, invasive plant removal, wildlife monitoring, and group instruction and supervision.

Click Urban Forestry Leader below to find out more!

Fill in an application

City of Surrey - Partners in Parks

Clean Sweep

Check out the GIS map to see where volunteers "Clean Sweeped" Surrey: 

Join us in 2019! Get on the invite list by emailing: (with subject line: "Clean Sweep 2019). 

Community & Environmental Events

Volunteer as a Parks Event Assistant and spend time outdoors, gain valuable experience, meet new people, and earn volunteer hours. Opportunities include Sounds of Summer, Arbor Day, Lights Festival, Park Play Palooza, and more.

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. 

For inquires on park projects for a group or organization, contact

Park Care

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

Park Promotions

Use your photography/media skills to take photos and videos at our park events and programs. 

Play Squad

Play Squad volunteers assist alongside the Park Play team to bring inclusive, outdoor fun to Surrey's Parks! **Now recruiting for Summer 2018!

School Programs

Lend-a-Hand is a free, hands-on, community based learning opportunity for students to learn about social responsibility and the value of volunteering. Elementary or high school teachers can sign up their class to participate in weekly litter pick-ups at a nearby park. Program includes an in-person workshop facilitated by Parks Staff and clean-up supplies.

Register here!

Fill in an application