There are many ways to get involved with your community or province, from coaching to Board membership to environment stewardship. Below you can find opportunities for you to have an impact directly:
Report a fire in your area to the BC Wildfire service and stay safe with access to consistent, accurate and timely wildfire information throughout the province.
Take Action – BWSS
Volunteer with the BWSS crisis and intake line to provide support to women survivors of violence.
Supply Products and Services to Support BC’s COVID-19 Response
Contribute to BC’s emergency supply and service inventory.
Safe Seniors, Strong Community Program
Volunteer to help seniors in your community who need support with non-medical essentials.
Sponsor or Hire an Apprentice
Pass on your knowledge and expertise and give an apprentice the opportunity to train and learn on the job.
Nominate a B.C. lawyer for the Queen's Counsel honour, which recognizes exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession.
Each year, thousands of people face emergency situations. Learn the hazards in your area and how to prepare a family emergency kit.
The Order of British Columbia
Recognize a British Columbian who demonstrates outstanding achievement, excellence or distinction in any field.
Kinnections Youth Mentorship
Support a youth in the Lower Mainland as they transition into adulthood while in government care or on a Youth Agreement.
Learn how to "FireSmart" your home and property and ways to prevent wildfires while enjoying BC’s outdoors.
Community Accountability Programs
Help bring restorative justice through community accountability programs.
Career Blueprint Builder
Use the Blueprint Builder tool to create your personal career plan and find a meaningful career in B.C.
Good Samaritan & Vital Link Awards
Community awards recognizing unselfish, humanitarian assistance as well as emergency CPR assistance.
Community Safety & Crime Prevention Awards
Recognize individuals, groups and programs that have made outstanding contributions to crime prevention and community safety.
Child Care Awards
Award to recognize educators, care providers, individuals, and organizations excelling at helping young children grow and learn.
Century Farm Award
Recognize pioneers whose farm businesses or ranch businesses have been in the family for 100 years or more.
Ecological Reserve Wardens
Volunteer ER Wardens work with BC Parks staff to provide a range of valuable services within B.C. ecological reserves.
Search & Rescue Volunteering
BC SAR organizations around the province require volunteers to provide ground search and rescue services.
Medal of Good Citizenship
This award recognizes unsung heroes who have acted in a particularly generous, kind or selfless manner for the common good.
Serve on a Board
Apply to serve on the board of one of over 300 public agencies to which the provincial government makes appointments.