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Volunteer with City Events and Recreation Programs!

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City Events

We are always looking for volunteers to assist with City Events. Click on the links below for more information on volunteer opportunities pertaining to each of our events.

Pan Am 2015

Oshawa will be hosting numerous events leading up to the 2015 games.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact:
Rose Mary Mason
Events and Community Engagement

Recreation Programs

Volunteers,14 years and older,can assist with the following recreation programs:

  • Preschool
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Swimming
  • General Interest
  • Sports
  • Arts, Dance or Drama
  • Skating and Hockey
  • Youth Programming

Volunteer positions in recreation are perfect for high school students, looking to complete their 40 hours of community service.

Next recruitment for volunteers will be for the Fall 2014 session. Deadline for applications is September 15, 2014.

How to volunteer

  1. You must be 14 years and older.
  2. Complete a Volunteer Placement Form and return it to one of the City’s recreation facilities (listed below).
  3. Selected volunteers will be contacted to attend an orientation and interview session. These are scheduled in fall and winter.
  4. Criminal Information Records are required. At the orientation, potential volunteers will be issued a letter that can be submitted to the police requesting a CIR. 

Recreation Facilities

Arts Resource Centre
45 Queen Street
Legends Centre
1661 Harmony Road North
Civic Recreation Complex
99 Thornton Road South
Northview Community Centre
150 Beatrice Street
Donevan Recreation Complex
171 Harmony Road South
South Oshawa Community Centre
1455 Cedar Street