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Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you're looking to put a special talent to use, or just wanting to get involved in the community - we have opportunities for you!

City volunteer opportunities include:

  • City Special Events
  • Assistant Councillor Program (youth 14 - 16 years)
  • Pickering Museum Village
  • Pickering Public Library
  • Pre-School and Youth (Teen) Programs
  • Leisure Buddies (Integration/Special Needs)
  • Youth Snow Removal Program (Criminal Reference Check not required for this volunteer program) - Teens aged 13-19 years can shovel driveways and walkways in our community during winter months for seniors or for residents in need

Please note: All volunteers will be required to provide a Criminal Reference Check as part of the application process.

If you want to develop leadership skills; meet new friends, or just have some extra time, we're looking for YOU!  Complete the volunteer application form, along with 2 letters of reference, and return to the Pickering Civic Complex:

Attention: Jeff Goring
Coordinator, Cultural Services
Pickering Civic Complex
One The Esplanade
T. 905.420.4660 ext. 3607
Toll Free 1.866.683.2760
F. 905.619.3461

Event Volunteer Opportunties

Halloween Harvest
Saturday, October 26
Available Hours: 6

Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, November 29
Available Hours: 6

Annual Tree Lighting & Fireworks
Friday, December 5
Available Hours: 5

Poinsettia Tea
Saturday, December 7
Available Hours: 4

Make A Joyful Noise Music Nights
Tuesday, December 9
Thursday, December 11
Available Hours: 3.5 per night

Mayor's Light Tour
Wednesday, December 17
Available Hours: 4

Tim Hortons Free Family Skates
December 22, 23, 29, 30
January 2
Available Hours: 3 per skate date

New Year's Eve Family Countdown
Wednesday, December 31
Available Hours: 3

Mayor's New Year's Day Levee
Thursday January 1, 2015
Available Hours: 5

Family Day
Monday February 16, 2015
Available Hours: 8