Volunteers

Volunteers

April 24, 2020 - Cheers to Volunteers! It’s National Volunteer Week and we are grateful for the work of volunteers within Courtenay Recreation. The effort and dedication of volunteers helps us to run special events, summer camps and programs. Our programs would not be the same without volunteers! THANK YOU!

Celebrate National Volunteer Week with colour! National Volunteer Week Colouring Poster [PDF - 217 KB]

Volunteers 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
(12 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, 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:

  • Early Years programs
  • Children's programs
  • Arts and crafts, sports
  • The LINC Youth Centre
  • Childminding
  • Summer daycamps
  • Adapted Programs
  • 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]
Volunteer Program Parental Consent [PDF - 480 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.