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Volunteering with Recreation & Culture

Volunteering is a great way to give back to our community, learn new skills, meet new friends, gain work experience and have fun! There are many options for high school students looking to earn their community involvement hours too!


The Recreation & Culture Division is responsible for running many programs and special events in our community. Join the team to have a rewarding and fun volunteer experience. Check out the featured opportunities or see the complete list.


Neighbourhood Recreation ProgramNeighbourhood Recreation Program (NRP) - Assist our Leaders with this recreation program for children in Grade 1 - 6. Programs and times vary.  Apply          


Skating instructor with participantsSkating Volunteers  - Are you a strong skater who likes helping kids learn new skills? Volunteer once a week (1 hour minimum) for 10 weeks Starting in September through until December at Delaney, Neebing, Current River or Grandview Arenas. Various days and times. Apply          


Movie Nights on the WaterfrontHalloween Movie Night on the Waterfront - Get into the spirit of Halloween at this special Movie Night on the Waterfront. Volunteers help with traffic control, fire pits, surveys and crafts. Apply   

Volunteer Training & Resources VOLUNTEER TRAINING & RESOURCES

Volunteers will receive on-site orientation or training before the beginning of each assignment. Volunteers interested in Adventurers Camp, Chippewa Summer Camps or Playgrounds are required to complete the Teens 'n Training Course.

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Choose a volunteer opportunity that interests you - complete a volunteer application online today!

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 Jesse Dykxhoorn
 Volunteer Coordinator - Recreation & Culture Division
 Tel: (807) 625-3169
 Fax: (807) 625-3395