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Be Involved In Burnaby

Canada Day Volunteers Needed

Help Burnaby celebrate Canada Day on July 1 by volunteering at one of our fun and festive event sites.

  • Edmonds Plaza & Park
    Volunteers will help with event set-up, running activity stations, plus take down and clean-up. There are lots of opportunities to fit most abilities and preferences, with flexible shift times from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. Apply online today! Please contact Trevor.Yatlo@burnaby.ca with any questions.
  • Swangard Stadium
    Volunteers will assist with activities and guest services during this evening event of family-friendly concerts and fireworks. Applicants should have an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and enjoy working with a variety of people in a busy environment. Apply online today! Please contact Shadboltvolunteer@burnaby.ca or phone 604-205-3043 with any questions.

Burnaby is a great place to live, work, study, play and visit! By all working together and being involved in our community we can make sure it stays this way. An involved community is an engaged community, where neighbours know each other and where contributions are recognized and celebrated. Burnaby welcomes all citizens to get involved with their City!

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If you are looking for opportunities to give back to your community, meet new people or gain experience, volunteering with the City is the right choice for you.
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Apply for Grants

The City of Burnaby supports cultural, athletic and volunteer groups who provide services or promote activities which are beneficial to Burnaby.
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Perhaps you’d like to make your own contribution to Burnaby’s future?
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Get Awarded and Recognized


Citizen Plaza Pavers

Commemorate local people's and business' distinctive connections to Burnaby
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Public Safety Committee Awards

Recognize individuals with a connection to Burnaby who have carried out an act of bravery or courage related to crime prevention or community policing.
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Environment Awards

Celebrate organizations or individuals who contribute their time toward the protection of a sustainable environment.
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The Kushiro Cup

Honours an outstanding citizen who have volunteered in cultural or recreational activities.
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Local Heroes

Identify individuals who have given back to their community in a number of ways.
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Youth Week Citizenship Awards

Presented to young people in Burnaby who have a positive attitude and have volunteered their time and skills.
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