Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, gain valuable experience, have fun and get involved in your community. Volunteer your time:
In swimming or skating lessons
With festivals and events
As a host or as a meet and greeter
As a recreation assistant in sports, arts and craft programs or day camps
On a youth committee or council
With food services at the 50-plus pavilions
Coquitlam Youth Council (CYC) - The "Voice of Youth" provides ideas, feedback, and suggestions on city-wide initiatives, programs, and current issues facing youth in Coquitlam. We connect with our peers, gather opinions, and advocate for a youth-friendly community.
These are some of the many opportunities available.
Create a Volunteer Profile - Visit the volunteer portal to create a volunteer profile. You will use this profile to see what opportunities are available, sign up for volunteer shifts and track your hours. Minimum age to volunteer is 13 years old.
Provide References - While creating volunteer profile, provide two references for Volunteer Services to contact to help us learn more a little more about your skills and experiences.References should be over the age of 19 and not a relative.
Complete a Police Information Check - All volunteers are required to submit a Police Information Check. A link to print the forms will be provided to you upon creating a volunteer profile. There is no cost for prospective volunteers.
Attend an Orientation Session - After successfully completing the reference and Police Information Checks, you will receive an invite to attend an orientation session. At the orientation you will learn about volunteer roles and expectations as well as how to sign up for volunteer opportunities.
For more information about volunteering contact: Community Services Coordinator Phone: 604-927-6922 Fax:604-927-4395 Email Volunteer Program
Coquitlam Youth Council (CYC) - The "Voice of Youth" - We provide ideas, feedback, and suggestions on city-wide initiatives, programs, and current issues facing youth in Coquitlam. We connect with our peers, gather opinions, and advocate for a youth-friendly community.