Volunteer Opportunities in Whistler

Check out some of the exciting volunteer opportunities in Whistler listed below.  Be sure to check back for specific event dates.  Sign up for the Whistler Volunteer Newsletter to stay up to date on current opportunities:  http://www.whistlerfoundation.com/successes/volunteer-in-whistler/volunteer-opportunities-newsletter/

  • AWARE – Whistler Area Residents for the Environment: research, reporting, fundraising and public education
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – a one year commitment
  • Bobsled, Luge and Skelton – Whistler Sport Legacies volunteer sliding ambassadors for guest services and operations.
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Guides – team leaders and camp helpers
  • Canadian Cancer Society  – marketing, events and fundraising
  • Community Pitch In Day – organize your own group to keep Whistler beautiful
  • Community Watch – help to keep Whistler safe
  • Cornucopia – Whistler's premier wine and food extravaganza
  • Crankworx –  operations, publicity and marketing, guest services, sponsor activations, media centre….and more
  • Food Bank – Whistler Community Social Services Society - distribute food and help with pickups
  • Get Bear Smart Society – fundraising and bear awareness
  • Howe Sound Women's Centre  women can volunteer with the Whistler Women’s Centre in Spring Creek, or Pearl’s Safe Home in Pemberton.
  • IRONMAN Canada – various opportunities: information kiosk, athlete check-in, security etc.
  • LUNA – Late & Unique Nighttime Alternatives – event coordination
  • Meadow Park Sport Centre – customer service and gym
  • Millennium Place – event assistance and service, production and marketing assistance
  • Mountain Host – Whistler or Blackcomb mountain positions
  • Re-Use It Centre – Whistler Community Social Services Society– organize donations and retail
  • Tough Mudder - http://toughmudder.com/mudder-volunteer-program/
  • Village Host Program – assist visitors and promote community events; demonstrate community pride and enthusiasm.  Share the spirit of our community with visitors
  • WAG – Whistler's Animal Shelter has a variety of volunteer opportunities; kennel attendant, shelter host, quiet visiting, fundraising and animal transport
  • Whistler Adaptive Sports Program (WASP) - provides people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in sport. Summer and Winter positions
  • Weasel Workers – race events and on hill opportunities
  • Whistler Arts Council – special events and shows; Art Workshops on the Lake, Performance Series, Bizarre Bazaar, Art Walk, Whistler Children's Art Festival
  • Whistler English as a Second Language Settlement Assistance Program  – welcome immigrants and newcomers to Whistler and help them settle in by tutoring ESL.
  • Whistler Fisheries Stewardship Group – summer opportunities
  • Whistler Film Festival – operations, publicity and marketing, guest services, sponsor activations, media centre and more.
  • Whistler Public Library – “Friends of the Library” help at the book sales, fundraising, Games Nights and book shelving.
  • Whistler Museum – fundraising, programming and operations
  • Whistler Naturalists – bird watching, nature hikes and events 
  • Whistler Nordics – trail maintenance and guest relations
  • Winter Pridewww.gaywhistler.com
  • WORCA – Whistler Off Road Cycling Association - trail maintenance, building, race marshals
  • World Ski and Snowboard Festival – operations, on hill crew, guest services, sponsor activations, media centre….
  • Youth Centre – at Millennium Place.  Leadership opportunities for youth ages 14 to 18 years
  • Zero Ceiling – delivers adventure programs and opportunities for disadvantaged and at risk youth