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Advisory Committee Volunteering

Volunteer on a Committee

The application deadline for the 201​9 Advisory Committee and Board volunteers was Sunday, ​​January 6,​ 201​9 at 5 p.m. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered at this time.

The City recruits volunteers to fill positions on Coquitlam’s advisory and statutory committees and boards on an annual basis (typically in the fall) or when a vacancy arises. The City advertises vacancies on the City's website and social media channels, as well as in the local newspaper and in civic facilities.

Advisory Committee and Board appointments are made by City Council and, typically, appointments are announced in December of each year. You can find additional information regarding Coquitlam’s Advisory Board and Committees at coquitlam.ca/committees.

Coquitlam City Council currently seeks volunteers from the public to serve on the following Advisory Committees and Boards:

How Appointments are Made

Appointments are made by City Council. All applicants will receive a letter from the City Clerk’s Office once the appointments have been made in February 2019.

For further information, please visit the Advisory Committee Volunteering page, email committeeclerk@coqutilam.ca or call 604-927-3010.

Qualifications Required

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Applicants may not be employees of the City of Coquitlam;
  • Applicants must live in the City of Coquitlam or be a representative of an organization operating in the City of Coquitlam;
  • Applicants of all ages, genders, neighbourhoods, ethnic origins, income levels, sexual orientations and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply, in order to appoint representatives of the broader community, and to address issues of those communities;
  • Applicants should be able to serve for the full term of the appointment (1 year)