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 1stThe Canada Day Parade is back and we are seeking volunteers! Opportunities include directing participants at the muster area, escorting characters and entertainers through the parade, and representing the City by being an enthusiastic and professional presence. Volunteering is a great way to build experience, get involved in your community, meet new people and show your community pride. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, enjoy working with the public. If interested, please contact Recreation & Culture at [email protected] or call 905-356-7521, ext. 3345.
Community Clean Sweep Days


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 2022 are April 22, June 11 and October 15. 

60 Plus Older Adults Programs at MacBainMonday through Friday, one day with a four hour shift

The 60 Plus Older Adult Programs at MacBain is looking for volunteers to help greet our participants and give tour to new potential members. Join us for some fun and make new friends. Please call Hanya at – 905-356-7521 ext. 4140

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 not to mention the many opportunities for youth volunteers to help out at various events and collaborations with community partners like Project Share. Please call Nathan Smith at 905-356-7521 extension 3345 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 or email [email protected].

Mother Earth Day

June 11, 2022 from 9am to 4pm

The Park in the City Committee is hosting the inaugural Mother Earth Day event in celebration of the environment.  Various vendors, demonstrators, youth activities, entertainment and local food fair will be on display at Firemen's Park for the public to enjoy.  The event will also host a community clean-up and tree planting activity.  There are numerous volunteer opportunities for the event.  Please visit the Mother Earth Day website to register online to volunteer.

Niagara Falls Farmers' Market

Saturdays - year round

The award-winning Niagara Falls Farmers’ Market engages enthusiastic community volunteers to help make the market experience as seamless as possible and provide friendly customer service for visitors. Our local Farmers’ Market operates every Saturday from 7a.m. to 1p.m. at MacBain Community Centre. If you are interested in being a part of our market volunteer team, please contact Jared Schutt.


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