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:

Canada DayJuly 1stEvery year more than 100 volunteers help welcome thousands of guests who take part in the free festivities. Tasks range from parade set-up, banner carriers, security, bike valet, stagehands, and more. Volunteering is a great way to build experience, get involved in your community, meet new people and show your Canadian pride. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, enjoy working with the public, and be able to commit to a minimum of four (4) hours of volunteer work. If interested, please contact Recreation & Culture at [email protected] or call 905-356-7521, ext. 3330.

Community Clean Sweep Days

Twice a year –  May &  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 Fall 2021 will take place on Saturday, October 23.

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 ParadeOr one Sunday in November each yearHelp us kick off the holiday season at our annual Santa Claus Parade and have some fun! We have a variety of positions from parade set-up, to carrying banners, to being one of Santa’s elves at the meet & greet, and more! Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, enjoy working with the public, and be able to commit to a minimum of four (4) hours of volunteering. If interested, please contact Recreation & Culture at [email protected] or call 905-356-7521, ext. 3332. 

Tree Planting 

Various dates and times

The Park in the City Committee conduct many tree planting event throughout the year.  Events are scheduled as funding becomes available.  For dates and registration information, please visit www.niagarafalls.ca/pitc. For more information, please call Recreation & Culutre at 905-356-7521 ext.3341 


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