Volunteering is a great way to give back to our community, learn new skills, meet new friends, gain work experience and have fun!

To volunteer with the City, volunteers must complete the on-boarding process in place as well as meet the requirements for the specific volunteer role.  

Please note that the on-boarding process for volunteering can take anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks to be completed.

Volunteer On-Boarding

APPLICATION

Complete the online volunteer application

Summer Camp Volunteer

Volunteers are needed for a number of programs throughout the summer including:

 In order to volunteer with the summer camp programs, volunteers are required to complete a mandatory training course. 

 Teens n' Training (TNT)

Teens n' Training (TNT) is a dynamic course that empowers youth volunteers through training, leadership development and fun. TNT is designed for youth ages 13 (who are grade 8 graduates) through 16. TNT is a full day session that focuses on child development, young worker safety awareness and the roles and responsibilities of a volunteer. 

DATE: Saturday June 8th, 2024

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

COURSE CODE: 24028

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION:

https://cityofthunderbay.perfectmind.com/SocialSite/MemberRegistration/MemberSignIn

When registering for the course, you will need to create an account if you do not already have a booking account with the City of Thunder Bay’s booking platform. Once you are logged in, you will need to go under Program Registration at the top and see a category named Registered Programs. Once here, you will see a Volunteers section which will have the Teens ‘n Training course option. Follow the prompts on the screen to complete the registration.

 

PHONE REGISTRATION:

If you would prefer to register over the phone, please contact our registration hotline at (807) 625-8463.

 

Teens n’ Training registration will remain open until Monday June 3rd or until all 70 spots have been filled.

Volunteer Opportunities

Below are some highlights of upcoming and ongoing volunteer opportunities:

One-Time City Events

Volunteers are needed for community events throughout the year including:

  • Youth Arts Week
  • Quest
  • Kite Festival
  • Teddy Bears Picnic 
  • Canada Day on the Waterfront
  • Live on the Waterfront
  • Movie Nights on the Waterfront
  • Culture Days
  • SnowDay on the Waterfront
  • Winter FunDays

 

Please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at (807) 625-3169 or by email at volunteer@thunderbay.ca for more information.

Summer Camp Program Opportunities 

Ongoing volunteers are needed for a number of programs throughout the summer including:

  • Summer Camp Programs - Chippewa, Adventurers Camp and Kidventures
  • Playgrounds - various parks within the city

 

Opportunities Throughout the City

Volunteers are welcome in many other areas around the city.

Community Centres

Meals on Wheels

  • To volunteer with Meals on Wheels as a driver or server call Thunder Bay North at 684-2862, or Thunder Bay South at 625-3667.

Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre

Pioneer Ridge Long Term Care & Senior Services

Teens 'n Training

Teens 'n Training is a dynamic course that empowers youth volunteers through training, leadership development and fun. TNT is designed for youth ages 13 (who are grade 8 graduates) through 16. 

 

TNT is a full day session that focuses on child development, young worker safety awareness and the roles and responsibilities of a volunteer. TNT is a mandatory requirement in order to volunteer with our summer camp programs. 

Saturday June 8th, 2024

Please call (807) 625-3169 for more information or by email at volunteer@thunderbay.ca

  

Group Volunteer Opportunities

For group volunteer opportunities, please call us at (807) 625-3169 or email volunteer@thunderbay.ca

 

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