General Interests

Mission Statement

To sustain Coquitlam's high quality of life for current and future generations, we serve the public interest through leadership, innovation and a focus on community priorities and strengths. For more information regarding Coquitlam’s Strategic Plan 2006-2021, please visit



At Poirier Community and Centennial Activity Center we value all volunteers and appreciate the time and effort that you put into programs. The minimum age for volunteers is 13 years old to be qualified for opportunities. With the variety of programs that are offered, different skill sets are required to volunteer.



Volunteers must be 13 years old minimum to volunteer in programs.  Volunteers required for youth programs must be 16 years old to be eligible to volunteer in programs

No experience is necessary to volunteer. Certain programs require specific skills, such as hip hop dance classes, volunteers must have a dance background and ability to perform and assist in teaching movements.

Volunteers are expected to be self-motivated and able to be engaged in programs with a variety of ages


To become a volunteer, please contact, or phone 604.927.6922.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Coquitlam.