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Calgary Neighbourhoods volunteer opportunities

Lend a hand - volunteer with Calgary Neighbourhoods!

Volunteer with us

Why volunteer?
Want to meet new people, gain new skills and spend time getting active? Volunteering with Calgary Neighbourhoods (CN) will provide all these benefits and more. You’ll have fun while feeling good about giving back to the community. We offer full training for all of our volunteer positions and there’s always the potential to turn a volunteer opportunity into a career path.

We frequently recruit volunteers for a wide range of positions in CN. You could be doing anything from assisting with programs and lessons to providing guided tours of various City facilities including cemeteries and the Calgary municipal building. We also recruit volunteers for large festivals and events, such as Canada Day.

Volunteer jobs change with the seasons and as different programs are added, so if you don't find a job that interests you today, please check back later.

Paint the Town Volunteers By participating in the Seniors Services Division Paint the Town project, your company commits to recruiting employee volunteers who will come out and spend a day painting the exterior of a senior's home and this may include; fences, garages, decks & railings, trim work (windows, doors, and gables), eves, soffits and fascia. Learn more.
YEC Youth Advisory Committee The Youth Advisory Committee runs throughout the school year: September-June. The committee meets twice each month. Participants should expect to spend approximately 5-7 hours per month attending meetings or working on special projects. Learn more.
Powered By Youth Be part of this exciting opportunity for youth to be active participants in your community. Learn how to be an influential leader, have a voice in community projects while having a great time and meeting new friends. Learn more.
Play while you Volunteer! Assist our staff in delivering exciting programs to both children and youth. With day camps, park n’ play programs, youth programs and special events throughout the summer. Play! while you build on your experiences, develop your leadership skills and make a real difference in the life of a child or youth. Learn More.

How to become a volunteer

Volunteering is easy! Just follow these steps:

  1. Identify your interests, skills, and availability, then determine a volunteer opportunity to match your needs.
  2. Contact the volunteer coordinator listed as responsible for the specific volunteer opportunity you are interested in.
  3. If you meet the position requirements, we will schedule an interview to determine the needs and benefits of both parties.
  4. We will conduct selected screening practices that include reference checks and may include police checks, depending on the volunteer position.
  5. We will schedule your orientation and training.