Lend a hand - volunteer with Recreation!
We frequently recruit volunteers for a wide range of positions in Recreation. 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.
Current volunteer opportunities
We are no longer accepting volunteers for summer 2016. Please inquire about Fall 2016 volunteer opportunities.
Golf course volunteers - Guest Service Representative
Youth Council Member for ages 12 - 17 years
Swim Lesson Volunteer
Adaptive Fitness Volunteer
Volunteer this summer with children and youth programs
Volunteer with Canada Day event on July 1
Want to meet new people, gain new skills and spend time getting active? Volunteering with Recreation 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.
How to become a volunteer
Volunteering is easy!
- Identify your interests, skills, and availability.
- Review the above volunteer postings.
- A screening process will take place, that may include an interview, reference checks and police checks, depending on the volunteer position.
- Training will be provided for all successful volunteers.
Fill out an inquiry online, if you do not see a volunteer opportunity from the above list, that interests you.