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: 2025 coming soon!

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. 

Date for 2025 coming soon!

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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