Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities Thinking about doing some volunteer work, but don't know where to look? Whether you're looking to gain experience or learn new skills, help others in the community, meet new people, fulfill community service hours or simply have some fun, there is a volunteer position that’s right for you. High school students can also fulfill their required hours.

As the community grows, so do the opportunities to volunteer and there are a number of options available to you, including:
Volunteer Opportunities

  • Recreational Programs (Aquatics, General Programs - Preschool to Older Adult, Camps, etc.)
  • Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts events and programs
  • Events (Canada Day, Concerts in the Park, Santa Claus Parade, Public Works Open House, Moonlight Movies, Doors Open, etc.)
  • Community Stewardship Program (tree planting, gardening, invasive species management, restoration site maintenance, etc.)
  • Environmental outreach events (public consultation sessions, public information sessions, etc.)
  • Healthy Yards program
  • Community Gardening
  • Waste Management initiatives

    Volunteer in Two Easy Steps

    1. Register for and attend one of the Volunteer Orientation Sessions, which are advertised in the Community Recreation Guide under Volunteer Development [PDF].

    2. Review the How to Complete An Online Profile [PDF] form and build your volunteer profile using the Online Volunteer Application Form.

    Volunteer Resources


    Volunteer Parent/Guardian Permission Form [PDF]

    Volunteer Hours Tracking Form [PDF]

    Volunteer Evaluation Form [PDF]

    Camp Volunteer Hours Tracking Form [PDF]

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to Complete An Online Profile [PDF]

    How to Sign Up for a Volunteer Shift [PDF]

    How to Confirm, Decline or Cancel Shifts [PDF]

    How to Log Your Volunteer Hours [PDF]

    How to Complete Your School Forms [PDF]

    Available Volunteer Opportunities [PDF]

    If you have any questions regarding volunteering in Richmond Hill, please contact the Volunteer Assistant at (905) 884-0855, ext. 227 or volunteers@richmondhill.ca.