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:
Adopt a Highway
Adopt a section of provincial highway to carry out or sponsor activities such as identifying and reporting invasive plant species, landscape beautification and litter pickup.
A collaborative Canada-wide volunteer program to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.
Support BC Parks
The BC Parks Partnership Program provides opportunities for individuals and organizations to support and protect our park system.
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.
Citizen scientists throughout British Columbia are being asked to help increase our knowledge of bats.
Good Samaritan & Vital Link Awards
Community awards recognizing unselfish, humanitarian assistance as well as emergency CPR assistance.
Invasive Plant Program
Help stop the spread of invasive plants anywhere in B.C. with the Report-a-Weed BC app.
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.
Park Host Program
Volunteer for the Park Host Program to assist with visitor services and help maintain a safe and secure environment for visitors to BC Parks.
Ecological Reserve Wardens
Volunteer ER Wardens work with BC Parks staff to provide a range of valuable services within B.C. ecological reserves.
Become a certified coach and learn to plan practices, design training plans, and teach skills and other positive lessons to others.
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.
Property Assessment Review Panels
Apply to serve on a panel to provide property owners with an independent, accessible and equitable forum to review and consider property assessments.