Volunteering is a great way to get involved

Give back to your community while meeting new people and learning new skills.  Explore current volunteer opportunities in Niagara Falls and find the experience that’s right for you.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

For additional information about these volunteer opportunities, please phone the person noted or click on the appropriate link in the chart below:




Fairview Cemetery

Friday, September 29 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

The Park in the City Committee, along with local high school students and other community members will be plating over 300 trees at the new Green Burial area, located at Fairview Cemetery.  Volunteers are encouraged to contact City Staff Liaison, Jeff Guarasci if interested in participating.  Volunteers are to dress according as this event is rain or shine.  Volunteer waiver forms will be available on the event day.  For more information, please call 905-356-7521 ext.3341.

Community Clean Sweep Days


Twice a year – First Saturday in May & second Saturday in October

The Park in the City Committee hosts two clean-up events each year, to allow residents to take part in helping to keep our City clean.  Volunteers are provided with a safety vest/t-shirt, gloves and garbage/recycling bags.  Areas to clean are:  City boulevards, parks, trails and walkways.  To participate, register online at the Community Clean Sweep section.  Clean Sweep Days for 2017 will take place on Saturday, June 10 (starting at Mick & Angelo's) and Saturday, October 14 (starting at Oakes Park).

Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre Café Volunteer

Monday through Friday, one day with a four hour shift

The Coronation 50 Plus Café is looking for volunteers to help prepare and serve light menu items including soups, sandwiches and daily specials. Positions for cashier and dishwasher are also needed. A light lunch is provided. Join us for some fun and make new friends. Please call Hanya at – 905-356-6493

Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC)

Various dates and times

Volunteer with the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee!  Each year MYAC establishes and implements an annual plan in order to provide a voice for youth and to offer fun opportunities. The MYAC team can often use the assistance and guidance of adults in the community to help them meet their goals. Please call Beth Angle at 905-356-7521 extension 3336 to discuss where you might fit in.

Niagara Falls Museums

Various dates and times

Volunteer with the Niagara Falls Museums and help out with our Free Thursday evening activities and other events such as Exhibition Openings, Family Day, March Break, Niagara Night of Art, Drummond Hill Cemetery Tours and more. For details, please contact the museum at 905-358-5082.

Santa Claus Parade

Sat Nov 18 between 7:30 am & 2:30 pm

Ho! Ho! Ho! Get involved in the most fun day all year! Carry a Parade banner, dress up in costume, help to keep people safe as a Parade Marshall, or be an Elf at Santa’s Meet & Greet. Many positions available. Sign up for the Santa Claus Parade today!

Canada Day Celebration

Sat Jul 1, 2017        7:30 am to 5:30pm

Come celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and volunteer for the Niagara Falls Canada Day Celebration.  The event includes a 1km and 5km walk/run for St. John Ambulance, parade, citizenship ceremony, live enterainment, free children's inflatables and children's zone, food vendors, buskers, car show and more.  Register online to volunteer. For more info, contact Recreation & Culture office at 905-356-7521 ext.3330.


Please contact the Recreation & Culture office at 905-356-7521 extension 3330 or email Recreation and Culture.