VolunteeringInterested in helping others? If you are looking for opportunities to give back to your community, meet new people or gain new experience, volunteering with the City is the right choice for you.
Boards and Committees
Burnaby City Council is supported by numerous Boards, Committees and Commissions which are comprised of Council members, staff and community volunteers. For information about becoming a committee member, view details of the Application and Selection Process.
Burnaby Village Museum
Dress up in 1920s costumes and help make the public's visits enjoyable! The Museum welcomes teens and adult volunteers during the summer months to provide basic historic information to visitors. Find out more about volunteering at the Museum and engaging with Museum visitors.
Citizen Support Services
Healthy and independent living is supported by over 300 volunteers who help run programs dedicated to enriching the lives of Burnaby residents. Volunteers are welcome to assist seniors, persons with disabilities and parents with children. Get started by learning more about available opportunities with Citizen Support Services.
There are many opportunities for citizens to get involved and maintain Burnaby as a peaceful and secure place to live, work, play and visit. Some opportunities are connected to formal programs offered through the RCMP and the City. To get involved, view all Volunteer Opportunities in Community Safety.
The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts hosts a large number of theatre events and special activities throughout the year. Amongst many areas, opportunities are available within visual arts, community outreach and a variety of festivals. Find out how you can help Promote Pride in the Community.
The City's Community Centres, Youth Centres and 55+ Centres welcome volunteers who wish to share their talents and skills. More information about Community Centre Volunteers.