Parks Services is building on the spirit of volunteerism and developing a strong volunteer base in Regional Parks. There are many volunteer opportunities available for a variety of abilities, ages, and demographics..
If you have a passion for nature and are interested in volunteering in your local Regional Parks, check out the Volunteer Positions and the Steps to Become a Volunteer in Parks below. .
Volunteer Positions Available
Volunteer Events Crew will assist the Events Coordinator with set up and take down during the various events and activities held throughout the year.
Activities occur at a variety of Regional Parks and we support Families as Volunteer Events Crew members!
Do you like to hike in our parks? Are you techno savvy?
GPS Inventory Volunteers assist in data collection of assets within our parks (i.e. signs, benches and bridges). Data is collected using the GPS on your cell phone and uploaded to our site via WiFi.
Nature Assistant Volunteers work directly with our Park Interpreters.
They help interpreters deliver programs such as the Tracks Walking group and Wild Walks.
Stewardship Opportunities for Groups
Community groups wishing to do a stewardship activity in Regional Parks can contact the Volunteer Coordinator for ideas or help planning the activity.
This includes activities such as participation in Earth Day, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup or an environmental project identified by the group.
Trail Ambassador Volunteers assist regional parks staff by providing a presence in the park and by reporting on the condition of park trails, bridges, fences and facilities. They also provide information to the public about regional parks.
Steps To Become a Volunteer In Parks (VIP)
- Attend a Volunteer Information Session
- Review the various volunteer opportunities to see what fits your interests
- Complete the Online application form (please complete all fields)
- Participate in an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator
- Complete a current RCMP Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
- Complete the training
Online Application Form (please complete all fields)
Volunteer Information Sessions
Sunday, October 27th
Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan
Please enter via basement door
1:30 pm - Presentation, followed by question and answer period
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