Volunteers

VolunteersVolunteers are important and valued members of our team.  We depend on volunteers to help us carry out many of the recreation programs and services that we offer to our community. 

Volunteers (14 years & over) needed!

Ready to lend a hand? Turn your spare time into social good! Spend a few hours, days, or weeks with Courtenay Recreation this summer, and help us build a strong, happy and healthy community.

What’s in it for you?
- Meet new people
- Advance your career
- Stay physically healthy
- Make new contacts
- Learn new skills
- Increase social & relationship skills
- Help others & feel happy
- Have fun
- Develop new interests

Volunteer Opportunities

We have numerous opportunities for adults and youth (14 years and older).  Volunteers are needed to assist in the following areas:

  • pre-school programs
  • children programs
  • arts and crafts, sports
  • The LINC Youth Centre
  • Childminding
  • summer daycamps
  • special events and more!

Earn grad credits, gain valuable work skills and give back to your community!  If you have one, two or several hours a week to volunteer or just want to help with a special event, we have something for you.

Becoming a Volunteer

Volunteer Application Form [PDF - 627 KB]

Visit the Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre and complete a volunteer application form.  Call 250-338-5371, text 250-650-9930, or email lgrutzmacher@courtenay.ca.  We will call you to set up a short interview and together, we will find a placement that meets both our needs.

Adults will be required to have a criminal record check (free for volunteers) prior to your placement.