Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer for a Coquitlam Committee or Board

Interested in volunteering your time, sharing your expertise, and helping your community?

Coquitlam City Council invites residents or representatives of organizations in Coquitlam to apply - there’s a wide range that appeal to different interests. Visit coquitlam.ca/acv2018 for details. 

Gain Experience. Get Involved. Become a Volunteer!

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, gain valuable experience, have fun, and get involved in your community. The City of Coquitlam has many different volunteer opportunities to choose from.

What do volunteers do?

  • Provide encouragement and support
  • Assist in facilitation of programs and services
  • Share their knowledge, skills and abilities

What are the benefits to volunteering?

  • Opportunity to develop skills and gain experience
  • Meaningful contribution to the community
  • Meet new people and getting connected in your community
  • Personal enjoyment

How Can I Volunteer?

Community Police Volunteering

Help prevent crime in your community, start a Block Watch Program in your neighborhood or volunteer with the Coquitlam RCMP Community Resources/Victim Assistance Program. 

Fire & Rescue

Auxiliary firefighters lend a helping hand to full-time firefighters. There are certain qualifications and requirements you need to meet.

Parks, Recreation & Culture Volunteering

Volunteers in Parks, Recreation and Culture Services assist in delivering sports, leisure and environmental programs as well as special events.  Visit our Recreation & Community information for more details about our volunteer opportunities. 

Statutory Committees & Board Volunteering

The City recruits to fill positions on advisory and statutory committees and boards on an annual basis (typically in the fall) or when a vacancy arises.