Welcome to the City of Surrey


City of Surrey - Adult and Senior Services

Application Process

Thank you for your interest. We are currently not accepting new volunteer applications. 

For more information, please contact Volunteer Resources at

volunteer@surrey.ca or 604 598 5863.

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 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





Volunteer Opportunities

City Hall Tour Guide

Share Surrey’s rich past and exciting future while guiding small groups through city hall. Volunteers 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

The English Conversation Program offers a positive and welcoming environment for people from diverse culture and background to practice English and meet others in the community. With the support from the Diversity and Inclusion staff team, volunteers will design program materials and facilitate learning and interactions.

Contact Information - Email: diversity@surrey.ca

Food Services Assistant


Food Services are an integral part of Seniors Services at recreation centres.  Food Service Assistants play an important role in the operation which is highly valued by all users.  Duties include food preparation, customer service and serving meals.  Join us to provide nutritious food in a social and fun environment.

Seniors Services


Surrey is an age-friendly city where citizens enjoy lifelong activity and engagement.  Volunteering with Seniors Services is a great way to stay active, connected and healthy.  Share your expertise and enthusiasm while giving back to the community.


Surrey Walks Lead

Volunteers will help lead walks through the City of Surrey's
local parks from May - September. This opportunity is part of the Surrey Walks Together campaign and it will give you an opportunity tostep outside and enjoy the many different walking routes Surrey has to offer. Walking is a great way to get around and explore our city and it is also a great way to improve your health and help achieve your fitness goals. The city is planning to host bi-weekly, volunteer led walks on Saturdays from May to September, as a way for people to meet new people and connect while walking. Volunteers will share their love of walking and help guide participants along the designated walking routes in the parks listed below. Maps and fact sheets about the park will be provided to help you keep the participants engaged in what they are seeing. 

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City of Surrey - Arts - Surrey Art Gallery

About Surrey Art Gallery


Do you find art captivating? Why not try something new! Volunteering at Surrey Art Gallery is a great way to have fun, learn about art, and make friends in the process.


Docents (Tour Guides) - recruiting for Fall 2022

Join a dynamic community of volunteers dedicated to enriching art education for children! Surrey Art Gallery Docents lead engaging tours of contemporary art exhibitions from September to June. Participants take part in ongoing training with curators, artist-educators, and artists.

Gallery Event Volunteers - recruiting for Fall 2022

Interact with artists and engage Gallery visitors with contemporary art and ideas. Help out at vibrant events like exhibition openings and artist talks or facilitate art activities at Family Sundays and festivals where families explore, enjoy, and create art together.

Children's Art Program Assistants - recruiting for Fall 2022

Share your passion for art with eager young minds! Help out with children's art classes and week-long art day camps as a CAPA where you'll develop leadership skills, organize studios, work with children, and assist the instructor.

Youth Docents (Gallery Educators) - recruiting for Fall 2022

Discover contemporary art and ideas, develop public speaking skills, and gain leadership experience. Become a Youth Docent and enhance exhibitions through activities that are equal parts fun and educational.

Library Volunteers

Do you have training as a library technician or librarian? We could use your help and expertise with accessioning and cataloguing in the Gallery's research collection. 

How to Apply:

  • Complete an online profile for the Surrey Art Gallery at app.betterimpact.com
  • Upload 2 written references to your online profile
  • Once you've uploaded your references, arrange for an interview with our Volunteer Program Coordinator: artsvolunteer@surrey.ca
  • After the interview, you may be asked to provide a Police Information Check. Should this be the case, we will provide you with the forms you will need to complete and have processed by the RCMP. 

Thanks for your interest in volunteering at the Gallery!



























Surrey Art Gallery Children's Art Program Assistants

Surrey Art Gallery Docent Program

Surrey Art Gallery Events

Surrey Art Gallery Youth Docents

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